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

Add Elegance with Gemstone Beads

Gemstone Beads Gemstone beads are remnants or fragments of gems, carved in a variety shapes, including round, bicone, disc and hard-to-find cuts. Colorful sapphires, emeralds and rubies are some popular examples of the gemstone beads you may choose. If you want to design your own necklace, bracelet or earrings, gemstone beads … Continue reading

Glass Beads And The Unique Varieties Available

Glass Beads If you are a beading enthusiast, you may already know the reasons that glass beads are a highly preferred choice. For beginners, using glass beads in their jewelry-making or any other kind of beading projects offers the opportunity to add character, beauty and cosmetic appeal. The simplicity and … Continue reading

Adding Sparkle With Bicone Crystal Beads

Bicone Crystal Beads The best way to remember the shape of a Bicone-shaped bead is to remember it is viewed as two identical cones, joined together at the base. In jewelry-making, Bicone crystal beads can add three-dimensional quality, but they may be referred to as diamond-shaped crystals, depending on who … Continue reading

Acrylic and Plastic Beads – Get The Kids Involved In Beading!

  Acrylic and Plastic Beads Acrylic beads and plastic beads are available in many colors and shapes- featuring large holes for the smaller hands of children. If your child has expressed an interest in artistic and creative projects, acrylic and plastic beads can be an affordable way to introduce them to … Continue reading