18 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

JTV Appearance, Sneak Peak

JTV Appearance, Sneak Peak

Looking forward to Jewel School with Kim Prentiss tomorrow morning at 7am PST (10am EST)! Need to find JTV on your TV? Enter your zip code here. Remember that you can also watch online at jtv.com. In the meantime, here are a few of the products that you will see… Thanks and see you there!

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26 October 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Paper To Paper Bead Idea #4 – Poster Board

Paper To Paper Bead Idea #4 – Poster Board

Poster boards usually come in 22 x 28 size and they are great for making paper beads.  The fiber of the paper is strong and they make thick beads.  That being said, my Paper To Paper Bead Idea # 4 is white poster board.  I marked and cut the paper on it’s short end, with […]

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03 October 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Tutorial On Bamboo Roller

Tutorial On Bamboo Roller

The craft of making paper beads has been around for a long time, dating way back in the Victorian era when ladies would sit in the drawing room making paper beads out of discarded wall paper.  I love the fact that anyone can do it with materials that you already have at home.  I’m sure […]

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08 June 2010 ~ 6 Comments

How Cone Shapes Are Made

How Cone Shapes Are Made

Here’s the tutorial on how to make cone shaped paper beads as promised 🙂  One might think that you cut the paper differently………it is cut exactly the same way as you would your regular triangle strip of paper.  The trick is pushing the bottom part of the paper bead towards the center, as shown in […]

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19 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

New Bamboo Rollers

New Bamboo Rollers

We are continuously trying to improve the bamboo rollers, to make them more user friendly.  Now, it comes with a full bottle of Diamond Glaze instead of the sampler ones, so you can make a lot of paper beads.  It has a new locking mechanism that will keep the paper tightly in place. Instructions are […]

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20 April 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Gold Paper Bead Necklace

Gold Paper Bead Necklace

After weighing all our options, we decided on pairing these beautiful gold paper beads with jet black swarovski crystals.  I think this will look good with little back dress or plain white shirt with jeans, we finished it off with black pleather cord.  As I mentioned in earlier post the beads were made out of […]

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10 December 2009 ~ 11 Comments

How To Make Round Paper Beads / Metal Roller

How To Make Round Paper Beads / Metal Roller

I get emails from paper bead enthusiasts on how to achieve a more round paper beads.  So, here it is a vlog I think would explain it best plus a few photos.  Materials are: metal roller or bamboo roller (either one can be purchased at aubreysbeads), Judikin’s Diamond Glaze but you can also use any […]

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09 November 2009 ~ 6 Comments

More Paper Beads Today

More Paper Beads Today

I have received a package from my sister today, and she always suprise me with new stuff!  She made my day today… What’s in it?  Let’s see: The bamboo and metal roller with same bamboo handles. Some are cone shaped or what I call the little Christmas trees.  These are so neat because you can […]

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08 November 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Little Christmas Trees Necklace

Little Christmas Trees Necklace

Christmas is just around the corner, and this afternoon as I was cleaning out the closet in my garage where all my Christmas trimmings are kept, I found Christmas wrappers maybe from 5 years ago.  Some of them are not even big enough to wrap something.  Immediately, paper beads shaped like Christmas trees came to […]

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05 November 2009 ~ 7 Comments

Metal Paper Bead Roller by Nem

Metal Paper Bead Roller by Nem

His full name is Nemesio, shortened by family and friends to Jun (for Junior) or Nem for Nemesio, his first name.  He came up with coated metal roller with bamboo handles to make paper bead making a lot easier.  We are still making the all bamboo roller (original), but if you want to make the […]

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