Other Bead Shapes To Add To Your Beading Supplies

Bead Shapes There are different types of standard beads you should have in your beading arsenal, including round beads, faceted beads and small seed beads of all different sizes and colors. Other bead shapes include are heart beads, oval beads, square beads, teardrop beads and tube beads. Through a combination of sizes and … Continue reading

Rondelle Beads Add Visual Interest To Jewelry Or Clothing

Rondelle Beads Whether your next beading project is a fabric decoration, home décor embellishment or a handmade necklace, rondelle beads are an easy way to add visual interest. You may be wondering what types or sizes are available, but it’s easy to find a diversified selection of colors, sizes and … Continue reading

Flower Shaped Beads Make Interesting Jewelry

Flower Shaped Beads If you want to design some interesting jewelry, consider the variety of flower shaped beads that are available. While the five-petal shapes are popular, so are bell-shaped, star flower or roses and tulips. There’s no lack of creative ideas, especially since you can get them in a … Continue reading

Faceted Crystal Beads And Their Attributes

Faceted Crystal Beads There are many used for faceted crystal beads, but they are primarily found in bead-making projects that include creating handmade jewelry. Because faceted crystal beads have a highly-reflective quality, they add shimmering elegance because they resemble diamonds and other cut stones. They are available in a variety … Continue reading

Wood Beads Are Perfect For Naturalist Jewelry

Wood Beads There are many naturalists that love their jewelry to be made from the earth’s natural resources. Wood beads are the perfect solution for the ecologically-minded, since they are very attractive, when paired in beaded necklaces with stones, shells or bones. There are many different choices, since you can … Continue reading

Silver Plated Beads – Trendy and Fun

Silver Plated Beads Silver plated beads are available in a variety of sizes, depending on what your budget can afford. They are popular for use in handmade beaded jewelry and this is especially true of the latest designs in beaded jewelry, worn by college students or teenagers. It really doesn’t … Continue reading

Metal Beads For Those That Like Shimmering, Trendy Jewelry

Metal Beads If you have an interest in metal beads, you are not alone! Many beading enthusiasts use them because they lend a shiny shimmer to your beaded jewelry. This trendy craze works with casual outfits, elegant evening wear and business suits. The versatility of metal beads is part of the appeal, … Continue reading