Posts Tagged "recycled jewelry"

Prayerful Beads #317

Posted on Jun 22, 2014 in 365 Paper Bead Creations | Comments Off on Prayerful Beads #317

I’d like to talk about beads that incorporate prayers into them.  I call these prayerful beads because they are not just any ordinary bead, there is a story behind this.  A prayer or a bible verse is written on cotton paper, layered on top of recycled magazine strip and rolled into a bead.  The simple act of rolling the bead and praying for someone you don’t know or reading the bible verse somehow connects you to that person.  The collective prayers releases forces that somehow joins our good intentions for another human being with God Almighty and in turn he will pour out His grace and blessings where it is needed.

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This Tasseled Prayerful Bracelet is auctioned on my Ebay store all of the profit goes to Charity that supports ending hunger, because nobody should go hungry!  There so much to love about the organic feel of this bracelet, but not only that, it represents 3 things that holds meanings:

Beads – means tears
Tassels – rays of hope
Fish is the symbol for Christianity

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I hope you enjoyed this post today, if you are a do it yourself(er) I can get you started with a paper bead making kit here.

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Chocolate Diamonds – day 180

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 in 365 Paper Bead Creations | 1 comment

Diamond Shaped Paper Beads painted a rich chocolate brown is beautifully displayed as earrings with a little wood bead as accent.  I love the versatility of paper beads; magazine colors or paint it with whatever color your heart desires 🙂


Gold and chocolate makes you ready to welcome fall!


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Chained Pendant – day 149

Posted on May 31, 2011 in 365 Paper Bead Creations | 2 comments

I had fun making this pendant, because it is one of those times where you don’t know where your creativity will take you.  The small chains “dresses” up the purple bicone bead with “fruit like” accents on top.


I just love the caged look in this pendant 🙂


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Lemon Meringue Bracelet – day 143

Posted on May 26, 2011 in 365 Paper Bead Creations | 3 comments

The Lemon Meringue Bracelet reminds of yummy lemon meringue pie!  Big, bold, bicone paper beads are painted yellow and white and mixed with glass pearls and other paper beads.


A breath of fresh air 🙂


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