The Attractive Cat’s Eye Beads

Yazan: 86beads | 28 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Gemstone Beads & Jewelry

The Cat’s eye stone has been known since the beginning of history. It was referred to in a poem 2,000 years ago and was thought to be caused due to the extreme cold. This gemstone has the longest history amongst the other chrysoberyl varieties. By the start of the nineteenth century the gemstone had lost its [...]

What Is the Headpin?

Yazan: 86beads | 27 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Jewelry Supplies & Findings

For jewelry findings, you may think they are trivial and unattractive, however, they play a fundamental role in jewelry. Here we would like to introduce headpin. A headpin is a kind of jewelry findings. It is a long, thin piece of wire with a “head”. It is a flattened piece of metal bigger than the [...]

Bead Caps- Big Capability

Yazan: 86beads | 27 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Bead Caps, Jewelry Supplies & Findings

Bead caps are bowl-shaped jewelry. They are essential and useful findings in jewelry making. They can be used for making necklaces, bracelets and earrings, and usually be used in pairs at two ends of beads to add texture an Silver Bead  design to jewelry pieces. Beads caps come in a various metal colors, such as [...]

Jade Bracelet-Make You Special

Yazan: 86beads | 26 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Jade Beads & Jewelry

Bracelets are used or exchanged for marriage purposes, friendship, gifts, donation, horoscopes and so on. Relying on the requirement they’re able to show personal charms made of ornamental pendants and will be of the terrific importance for wearers existence. Jade bracelets are in various styles of appearances. Slab bracelets are flat in shape and are [...]

Jade Pendant- Eternal Charm for People

Yazan: 86beads | 26 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Jade Beads & Jewelry

In China, jade is believed to have the function of protecting people from bad luck, evil spirits and danger. Jade ornaments are also used to symbolize one’s wealth. If one looks at this from the perspective of Buddhism, jade is regarded as a talisman. It will keep misfortune away from you while allow the fortune [...]

Bracelet with Agate Beads

Yazan: 86beads | 25 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Agate & Chalcedony Jewelry

The properties of agate stone are courage, strength, love and fading away stress and bitterness. It can also help in making a balance in physical, emotional, logical as well as enhancing spiritual energies of the wearer. By wearing agate bracelet the wearer can ease his or her feelings of hostility, anger and encourage kindliness and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Stone Therapy- Ocean Jasper Stone

Yazan: 86beads | 21 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Jasper beads & Jewelry

Ocean Jasper comes only from the northwest coast of the African island of Masagascar. Masagascar has been the world’s fourth largest island for two million years, which is part of the African continent. Around 75% of the plants, animals, minerals and gemstones can be found in Madagascar instead of anywhere in the world. The typical [...]

Mysterious Coral Beads

Yazan: 86beads | 20 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Turquoise & Coral Jewelry

There are more than 2,500 varieties of corals in nature, which are distinguished in the palette of 350 colors. They get strong glass glitter after being polished. Coloration can be both uniform and patchy. After removal of polyps and fleshy skin, a coral is used like the pearls and goes for the manufacture of various [...]