Beadwork

Make easy Woven Bead Pendant

Imagine wearing pendants according to your mood every day in different designs. You can make these yourself in no time with seed beads and a hand sewing needle and thread How to make a bead pendant by weaving seed beads with needle and thread Mark your design on graph paper Using sketch pens (or pencil) …

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Kumihimo Braiding

Kumihimo (組紐) is the Japanese craft of making plaited cords /braids. If you look up the word ‘Kumihimo’ in dictionary, it says ‘braided cord’. I have read elsewhere that it means “gathering of threads”. It is the ancient japanese art of gathering different threads to make beautiful interlaced round cords/flat braids. Kumihimo – History Braids …

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Make your own FABRIC BEADS

If you are into DIY with fabric (anything, like sewing, embroidering, felting, knitting, crafting) I bet that you will want to make these cute fabric beads. I never like limits and I have found that with fabric beads there are no limits – there are unlimited possibilities in making these beads. I will list the …

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Different types of Seed beads

  Small glass beads with small holes – that is what I would describe the seed beads as. These beads were once made as an inexpensive replacement for small natural pearls less than 2mm in diameter which were and still is called as seed pearls – that is how they got this name. Today they …

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33 Different types of Bracelets

A bracelet is a jewlery that encircles the wrist – it is usually a somewhat flexible band of material wrapped around the wrist. It can be made of leather, metal, plastic, beads or even paper, but that is not it. There are many different purposes to wearing it, ways of wearing it, and accordingly many …

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How to clean Silver Jewelry

Silver jewelry has an elegance, there is no question about it. You get nice shiny jewelry without too much flashiness or the cost associated with other precious metals. It is an affordable way to look classy and hence this type of jewelry is popular among all ages. But there is a problem with silver that …

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How to clean Gold Jewellery

My husband gifted me a small gold earring last valentine’s day. I have been wearing this day in and day out for the past year. And when I took it out to clean, I was shocked to find the kind of dirt it has embedded inside. I guess everything I apply on my hair and …

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