Beading Your Way
Jewelry making can be quite a rewarding experience. To see your finished product made with loose beads can be quite satisfying. The first step to jewelry making requires you to have on hand the correct tools. You will need to buy beads, whether they are bulk beads or distinctive beads like birthstones. Other supplies include wire cutters, small blunt nose pliers, flat nose pliers, crimping pliers, beading organizer to sort your loose beads and bulk beads, memory wire or thread, a big eyed beading needle, assorted ear wires, assorted clasps, assorted headpins and eye-pins, crimp beads, a tape measure and finally a strong adhesive.
After sorting your bulk beads or loose beads into compartments, you are ready to begin. First you need to measure so that you get a proper jewelry fit. Be it a neck for a necklace or wrist for a bracelet. Necklace sizes vary, from ten inches for an infant to thirty six inches for plus sizes. Once you get measurements done you are ready to start beading!
You will love the variety of beads, every color and every shape that you could possible dream of. Also birthstone beads to give your piece of jewelry a personal touch. Who wouldn’t want a personal gift, created just by you for their birthday, Christmas, Valentines Day, Mother’s Day or just to let them know you love them and are thinking about them? Jewelry is such a personal gift, and homemade jewelry is the best gift you can give to let a loved one know that you really care about them. A little bit of yourself is in each and every bead you add. Imagine the possibilities! So go ahead, buy beads, spend some time with yourself and be creative. You will have the time of your life and each piece of jewelry will be a little piece of yourself.
There are many websites online to help you started beading. Also many YouTube video’s to guide you step by step. They will help you create that perfect gift for that perfect loved one. Bracelets, necklaces, ankle bracelets, earrings and rings are just a few possibilities to get you started. So what are you waiting for? Enjoy!