Archive for the 'Other Beads & Jewelry' Category

How to Make Fimo Clay beads

Yazan: 86beads | 23 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Fimo Polymer Clay Beads, Other Beads & Jewelry

The polymer clay jewelry  is one of the most elegant and valuable jewelry you could buy. Did you know that you could make a few pieces for yourself? Perhaps you have never thought of yourself as a good sculptor. What you do not know yet is that this is a great leisure activity. You can [...]

Make Your Own Clay Beads

Yazan: 86beads | 23 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Fimo Polymer Clay Beads, Other Beads & Jewelry

Polymer clays contain a basis of PVC and one or more of several kinds of liquid plasticizer. Pigments may be added to the translucent base to create a variety of colors, along with small amounts of kaolin or white china clay or other opaquing agents where opacity is desired. Mica may be added to simulate [...]

Amber and Amber Beads

Yazan: 86beads | 22 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Amber Beads, Other Beads & Jewelry

Amber is fossilized tree resin, which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Amber is used as an ingredient in perfumes, as a healing agent in folk medicine, and as jewelry. There are five classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical constituents. Because it originates as a [...]

Chinese Cinnabar-from Ancient to Modern

Yazan: 86beads | 22 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Cinnabar Beads & Jewelry, Other Beads & Jewelry

Cinnabar is generally found in a massive, granular or earthy form and its color is bright scarlet to brick-red. Sometimes it occurs, however, in crystals with a non-metallic adamantine luster. It has a rhombohedral bravais lattice, and belongs to the hexagonal crystal system, trigonal division. Its crystals usually grow in a massive habit, though they [...]

Rosary Jewelry-Religious Jelwery for Beings

Yazan: 86beads | 22 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Other Beads & Jewelry

Rosary jewelry have been in popular demand since 1980 for its symbol is the faith and belief in religion. It is also popular trend in fashion in 2010 and these new designs will be in demand primarily in 14 carat gold. These gold rosary jewelry are available in yellow gold as well as white gold. [...]

Pony Beads- The Magic Beads for A New Bracelet

Yazan: 86beads | 19 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Other Beads & Jewelry

Pony beads are the beads which is larger than seed beads and smaller than crows beads. The reason why they got this name is that they were brought to America from Europe by travelers and explorers via the Pony Express. These beads became popular among the Native Americans, who used them on their clothing, moccasins [...]

The Tiny and Useful Seed Beads

Yazan: 86beads | 19 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Other Beads & Jewelry

Seed beads refer to very tiny, round beads which just like seeds. They are produced usually in large number and sold by weight rather than amount. Most of them are about 1mm in size but still vary from each other. Seed beads range from under a millimeter to several millimeters in size. Different shops and [...]

Evil Eye Beads- The Decorator and Protector

Yazan: 86beads | 19 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Other Beads & Jewelry

Eye symbol are believed to be an amulet that can ward off evil spirits over a long time. History witnesses the use of “evil eye” beads in the ancient Orient and Sumeria from 3000 B.C.. In Turkey and some areas in Middle East, where many believe that when someone sees your good fortune and envy [...]