Archive | 365 Paper Bead Creations

25 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Paper Bead Buttons – day 268

Paper Bead Buttons – day 268

Button beads!  Not just any buttons but made out of paper!  I just received new beads from Philippines, in lovely magazine colors.  I love these small button beads and I’m sure you will too.  I made a few things with it, when I see new beads I couldn’t get my hand off them!  So here […]

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23 March 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Eco Elegance – day 267

Eco Elegance – day 267

Watch out!  This necklace is not for the faint of heart:)  Made out of the Saucer Beads in beautiful vibrant colors.  I just got this shipment today from my sister in the Philippines and couldn’t wait to put one piece of jewelry together.  I think this style plays on the different views of the necklace, […]

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20 March 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Bead Crochet Bangles -day 262 to 266

Bead Crochet Bangles -day 262 to 266

Today, I am showing you a gallery of bangles I did using seed beads.  A few years ago, I was an avid jewelry maker, still is except now I mainly use paper beads.  From time to time I had to feed my passion of making jewelry using different kind of beads.  To stay true to […]

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19 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Rose Wire Bangle-day 261

Rose Wire Bangle-day 261

Wire crochet makes really elegant pieces, I have made several and will continue making it.  I did this piece using 28 gauge copper color (rose) wire as the canvass for the rivoli crystals and paper bead leaves and buttons.  If you already know crochet, don’t be intimidated to crochet with wire just treat it like […]

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16 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Ojime Bead Bangle – day 260

Ojime Bead Bangle – day 260

I find this piece organic, no clasp, all from natural materials and very much Asian inspired with the Ojime Bead as the focal point.  Ojime Beads are miniature hand carved animals originally carved out of ivory in China.  Each bead is carved by master carvers and they sign each bead.  What can I say except […]

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15 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Beaded Bead Necklace – day 259

Beaded Bead Necklace – day 259

This necklace is very feminine and can beautifully adorn a little black dress.  I thought it is beautifully displayed this way, with the crystals to give it a little dressy feel to it.  First I crocheted the Ghia beads into little balls and strung them into a 20 gauge wire. This style is flattering to […]

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14 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Ghia’s Beads – day 258

Ghia’s Beads – day 258

We named these tiny beads after the girl who discovered to make the skinny scraps of paper into tiny paper beads.  Ghia, would pick up the scraps of paper that would fall off from the cutter from the sides of the ream of paper that was being cut.  The tiny hands were perfect for rolling […]

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13 March 2012 ~ 4 Comments

A Gallery Of Necklaces – day 253-257

A Gallery Of Necklaces – day 253-257

I find that magazine colors is well presented using gold findings.  Paper beads when well made can hold its own when paired with crystals and semi precious stones.  Here’s five necklaces using different beads on gold chains, definitely wearable!  These five designs mainly use the bicone beads. Small Round beads in tassel form as pendant. […]

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12 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Blueberry Choker – day 252

Blueberry Choker – day 252

The beads in this necklace reminds me of blueberries, it has swirls of black, white and blue.  This is another bead rope crochet project, it seems like my creativity lead me to bead rope crochet it must be because I have been seeing it on catalogs and shopping channels. Here’s a video just to give […]

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10 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Earth Color Bangle – day 251

Earth Color Bangle – day 251

I have taken up bead rope crochet again, and rekindled my love for meditative project such as crochet, anything that you can “mindlessly” do while talking to your spouse or watching tv:)  I love the combination of the double bicone focal bead and the glass beads, prompting me to call this bangle “Earthen” The focal […]

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