Posts Tagged "paper bead jewelry"

Baby Sea Anemone Ring

Posted on Aug 16, 2010 in Paper Bead Creations | 1 comment

The ring blank that I used for this ring is different than the single loop or the three loop findings I used for the Sea Anemone Ring.  This ring finding has 7 loops and what I did is put two paper bead dangles on each loop.  I used the small round paper beads and the result was a baby sea anemone ring.

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Each of the paper bead and silver heart charm were wire wrapped to the loops of the ring finding

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This is such a fun ring to make, do not limit your imagination, use different size of paper beads, dangle some charms…..

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I wire wrapped a 24 gauge wire at the base to hold up the paper bead dangles or you can leave it free to move around, it depends on the kind of look you want

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Experiment with the many cool things that you can do with paper beads, I think possibilities are endless

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Paper Bead Cocktail Ring

Posted on Aug 6, 2010 in Paper Bead Creations | 2 comments

What happens when you take the paper bead clusters and connect it to a ring finding?  A fun, beautiful, conversation piece cocktail ring!  Kayla made about 7 of the paper bead balls using the really small paper beads and some seed beads and wire wrapped them into the ring finding.

Paper Bead Cocktail Ring

These are about 7 individual paper bead balls that are wire wrapped to the loop of the ring finding

Paper Bead Cocktail Ring

You don’t have to use the really small paper beads, you can try and use olive shaped paper beads and I’m sure it will look pretty too.

Paper Bead Cocktail Ring

Now, we have a set with the Paper Bead Clusters Necklace and Earrings.

Paper Bead Cocktail Ring

Sending out hand selected paper beads to Ashley, Emily, Christine, Liz, Elim, Deina, Deb and Hilde

Upcoming posts: work of Deb and Hilde

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Paper Bead Balls

Posted on Aug 4, 2010 in How-To's / Tutorials | 5 comments

These little charm balls are so simple, to dangle as charms or as a connector.  The materials that you need:  head pins or eye pins, 6/0 seed beads, 4mm crystals and 5mm round paper beads.  Tools:  flush cutter and round nose pliers.

Paper Bead Ball

Here’s Kayla, showing us how:

This will look pretty to dangle on a chain or interconnecting each other as a necklace or bracelet.

Paper Bead Balls

I would certainly like to try using the olive shaped paper beads mix with round beads, I think that would look pretty also.

Paper Bead Balls

Upcoming Posts:  Necklace and Earrings using the Paper Bead Balls.

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Our Green Version of It

Posted on Jul 21, 2010 in Our Green Version | 4 comments

I love leafing through catalogs that I get from the mail, getting ideas (why go to Milan?), and turning them into paper beads after.  I love the Jjill clothing line, they are comfy and perfect for just lounging at home.  This necklace and earrings set, caught my eye, and here’s our version of it in  small round paper beads!


Long Cocoa Bead Necklace by Jjill

Long Cocoa Bead Necklace by Jjill

Several stands for small round paper beads went into making this necklace

Multi Strand Paper Beads Necklace

This is the matching Jjill earrings

Chandelier Bead Earrings by Jjill

Chandelier Bead Earrings by Jjill

Wearable?  Definitely!

Multi Strand Paper Beads Necklace

The earrings are very simple and easy to do (it really is!),  the paper beads are strung into a 24 gauge wire, make loops at the end and connect them into a chain, the chain into an earring finding, voila!

Small Paper Beads Earrings

Another day of turning the ordinary to extraordinary!

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