When you say paper bead what comes to mind is kid’s craft, rolling strips of colorful paper and stringing them to make colorful long necklaces. It doesn’t have to be just long colorful necklaces for kids. You can certainly make paper beads in all shapes and sizes – long and thin, small and round, and […]
I have been experimenting on different types of top coats for the paper beads to make it glossy and take on a hard shape and glass like appearance. I found that Diamond Glaze which is mainly use for setting pictures into photo charms is a good medium to coat your paper beads. It is a […]
Paper beads can be made into something elegant and fashionable. Wouldn’t you rather wear something that is unique, certainly a conversation piece than some fashion jewelry bought at the mall that will just end up at the bottom of your drawer after they tarnished? Mix it up with other light inexpensive beads and you cannot […]
I can say I have come a long way turning paper beads into jewelry – rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets. I look at the different colors and patterns of the paper beads and my mind races along with what beautiful jewelry I can make out of them. Today, I came up with the Necklette – […]
Updated: 11/05/09 We now have an updated tutorial: How to use a “METAL” Bamboo Paper Bead Roller. And it is available for purchase at Aubrey’s Beads: Metal/Bamboo Paper Bead Roller Kit. Watch our video on how to make paper beads, using the bamboo paper bead roller.