Frequent question: How do you make beaded jewelry?

What do you need to make beaded jewelry?

Basic Supplies for Making Jewelry and Beading Projects

  1. Wire cutters.
  2. Round-nose pliers.
  3. Flat-nose pliers.
  4. Crimping tool (crimp pliers)
  5. Bead organizer with a variety of glass beads.
  6. Beading cord or thread.
  7. Memory wire.
  8. Big-eye beading needle.

What jewelry can you make with beads?

Check out these super fun beaded crafts that making working with beads exciting again between your regular jewelry projects!

  • Beaded lizards. VIEW IN GALLERY.
  • Tetris magnets.
  • BBQ bead sun catchers.
  • Pony bead fish.
  • Hungry Caterpillar.
  • Beaded linen twine bookmark.
  • Pearl bead and burlap napkin rings.
  • Perler bead buttons.

How do you stiffen seed bead jewelry?

Clear nail polish (no tints) can be painted (apply in thin layers) to stiffen bead work. Paint all or just a few beads as needed. Usually Fringe should never be coated unless you want stiff fringe. ProtectaClear used in the Jewelry industry as a protective coating for metal.

How do you protect beads?

Coat your beads with clear acrylic spray paint before working with them. If you’re working with seed beads, one way to do this is to pour them into a plastic zip bag, spray a bit of paint into the bag, shake the bag to coat the beads, and pour them onto plastic sheeting to dry.

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