17 June 2009 ~ 5 Comments

The Making of Paper Beads

The Making of Paper Beads

  Making paper beads is a nice hobby for kids and adults alike can be pretty addicting actually. The love of making paper beads and the need to augment their income is how the community of men and women in the Philippines came together to put up this little cottage industry.  You have the best […]

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06 June 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Paper Bead Makers in the Philippines turning out beautiful paper beads

Paper Bead Makers in the Philippines turning out beautiful paper beads

We have been working with the men and women in the Philippines in coming up with making quality paper beads made out from old magazines and catalogs. I am very impressed with the workmanship and the fact that they are not just beautiful and durable but also, that they are made in a clean environment […]

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02 May 2009 ~ 1 Comment

We celebrated Earth Day!

We celebrated Earth Day!

I am so happy of the response we’ve had at the Earth Day Festival! Quite a few people picked up paper bead strands and were truly amazed at the jewelry you can make out of them.  Part of the proceeds of this event will go to school supplies of underprivileged children in the Philippines, school […]

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05 April 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Junk to Paper Gems

Junk to Paper Gems

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 […]

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