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Making A Beautiful Jewelry With The Use Of Pearl Beads

A pearl is an object which is literally hard gotten from the soft tissue of a living shelled mollusk. This article describes about the pearl beads and its classification with jewelries  A pearl is composed of calcium carbonate in crystalline form just like the shell of a clam, a pearl is composed of calcium carbonate in minute crystalline form, it has some form of concentric layers. An ideal pearl is perfectly round and smooth, but there are many other shapes which sometimes occur. Some finest and quality natural pearls are valued as gemstones and used as objects of beauty for some centuries. 

Been a valued gemstone the pearl has become something rare, admirable, fine and relatively very valuable. These pearls are used in bead making and are called Pearl Beads
The most valuable pearls are extremely rare as they are wild. These wild pearls are the natural pearls.

Types of pearls used in Pearl Beads

Pearls are basically of two types, they are the natural pearls and the cultured pearls.
Natural pearls are almost 100% calcium carbonate and conciliation.
People say that natural pearls formed under some set of accidental conditions in which microscopic parasite enters a bivalve mollusk and settles inside the shell of the mollusk. The mollusk, been disturbed by the microscopic parasite, forms a pearl. The mollusk goes through some repeated secretion process thereby producing a pearl, theses pearls which are taken and holes been drilled in them are then used in making Pearl beads. Natural pearls always come in different shapes, with rare perfectly round ones. While cultured pearls are the response of the shell to a tissue implant and are not actually near 100% calcium and conciliation.

Pearl beads and its classification with jewelries  

Earrings and necklaces are also been classified by grade and color of the pearl it’s been made with: Pearls do come from different water source and are also in different colors

·         Saltwater Pearls
·         Freshwater pearls
These different sources of Pearls come in many different colors. White, and more recently black color pearls are the basic saltwater pearls, although other colors such as; Pink, champagne, blue, green, and sometimes purple saltwater pearls are encountered.

Some Ideas of Pearl beads

Pearl beads are used in making fancy, valuable and beautiful jewelries; these jewelries come in forms of Bracelets, earrings and necklaces, these pearls are also used alongside some other valuables such as gold, silver and diamond in jewelry making.


Snap Jewelry – Place Your Order With Your Favorite Parts

Nowadays you can buy everything online. You can choose from a vast variety of online stores for purchasing the snap jewelry. Everything is at the reach of a tap on your computer screen. When it comes to snap jewelry you can set up in advance the models that you prefer the chain style that you love the most and so one.

The prices are very good and all in advantage of customers. They only represent quality and passion that drove precious metals into fine pieces of art and beauty. 

They come in numerous models and shapes.  They can make your girlfriend happy on Valentine’s Day or on her birthday. Why not on a romantic walk in the adventure park, to make her day. The possibilities are endless. They go as far as your creativity does. How far are you willing to go?

Snap jewelry can be place in several of categories but basically they come in like:
·         Gold
·         Silver
·         Plastic
·         Other metals or materials

They can also come in line various forms and objects:
·         Necklaces
·         Bracelets
·         Pins
·         And others

The categories list is as long as people’s creativity can be. Here it’s just a preview so you can have a guide to basics.

If you are willing to make a fine birthday present that involves some jewelry, you can always take in consideration snap jewelry. It is advised to make sure you get close to the one model that meets the dreams of the destination person. The choices you can make are various as many snap jewelry you can see in a store.

You can go for various snaps from the boutique, like antique or vintage. They always leave a smile on the receiver’s face.

Giving it final words on the topic, jewelry has been always part of human culture. They date from the oldest dynasties and have always represented beauty of culture and wealth. Its form changed slightly to a more elegant approach. The history gives us a story, the present draws us the way into the life and the future remains a mystery to the bonds we can create in this journey that we call life.

Never stop wondering about beauty and always think of jewels as a representation of culture rather that objects that make people rich and good looking.

After all what bonds us is culture and a same heart beat.


Tutorial on Making a Natural Turquoise Bead Necklace

Natural turquoise bead necklaces are really popular in these days. This tutorial is about to introduce this turquoise stone pendant necklace shown in the below picture. If you adore this pendant chain necklace design, you can follow this tutorial to learn how to make it.
What do we need to make this turquoise stone pendant necklace:
Drop Synthetic Turquoise Beads
Mixed Shaped Turquoise Beads
Chip Turquoise Beads
Silver Tube Beads
0.5mm Silver Copper Jewelry Wire
Iron Cross Chains
Silver Spring Clasps
Silver Headpins
Iron Jump Rings
Flat Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Lets start to make this simple pendant necklace:
Step 1: cut off a piece of copper wire. Bend one end and wrap it around the wire to form a small loop;
Step 2: slide a silver tube bead onto the wire from another end, then make a loop and fix the tube in the middle;
Step 3: in this way, make six other tube bead links;
Step 4: cross a copper wire through a rhombus turquoise bead and make small loops at the ends;
Step 5: cut off a piece of chain. Hang the turquoise bead link onto the chain, then hang other tube bead links onto the chain;
Step 6: slide a chip turquoise bead onto a headpin, then make a small loop with the top part of the headpin to make a turquoise bead pendant;
Step 7: in this way, make other five pendants with the chip turquoise beads and a bigger pendant with the heart shaped turquoise bead;
Step 8: hang these pendants to the bottom part of the chain;
Step 9: attach a jump ring to one end of the chain, and attach a spring clasp to another end to finish the necklace.
This is the final look of the turquoise stone pendant necklace.
Another picture of it~


Create Your Own Signature With The Best Pearl Beads

Pearl beads can be freshwater or saltwater cultured pearls. The natural pearls are pink in color, mauve or peach. There are different types of pearl beads. There are those that imitate the appearance of real pearls and there are those that are real pearls. Either way, all pearl beads look great and will add a tone to your appearance. Pearl beads come in different sizes, colors and weight. Making your own necklaces with pearl beads is so easy.

Why use pearl beads?

·         They are beautiful
·         They are made of non toxic and eco-friendly material
·         They are easy to use in making your own necklaces, bracelets and necklaces
·         They are in different colors and sizes

Pearl beads can be used to make one of the best necklaces. You can use different types, colors and sizes to make your own patterns. They are available online and you do not have to stress on how to get them. You just have to make an order and you are good to go.

The pearl beads are smooth. When you wear them, you feel awesome as they shake on your neck, ear or hand. Some beads look beautiful but they are rough so when you wear them, you feel irritated and they even ruin your skin. This is not the case with pearl beads. They are very smooth.

The shape of the pearl beads makes them look shiny from whichever angle you view them. This makes them very beautiful as they glitter a lot. They are also harder than they look. In fact they do not break easily. They also don’t scratch easily because of their smooth nature. You can have them for a long time and store them without having a scratch on them. This helps you to get value for your money because you will use them for a long time.

Pearl beads will look good with any outfit. These are not like the metal beads which only look nice on specific types of outfits. The pearl beads can be matched with every cloth and still look nice. Pearl beads can also be re used. When you have one necklace that has become monotonous to you, you can decide and re-assemble it into something different. You can remove the beads and make them into a different pattern and still look good. 


How to Make Tibetan Style Feather Pendant Necklace

This tutorial is going to introduce the methods of making this Tibetan style diy feather necklace. If you love handmade antique chain necklace, and Tibetan style jewelry findings, do not miss trying this one.
First, you have to prepare the following materials and tools:
Antique Bronze Feather Tibetan Style Links
6x4mm Red Electroplate Glass Beads
15x10mm Drop Glass Beads
MidnightBlue Feather Costume Accessories
Antique Golden Handmade Alloy Chain
Antique Bronze Brass Bar & Ring Toggle Clasps
0.5mm Camel Copper Jewelry Wire
Antique Bronze Jump Rings
Antique Bronze Headpins
Antique Bronze Eyepins
Side Cutting Pliers
Flat Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Then follow these steps to make this Tibetan style necklace:
Step 1: slide 4 drop glass beads onto the headpins, then use round nose plier to make small loops on these headpins to make pendants like shown in the picture;
Step 2: slide a red faceted bead onto an eyepin, then make a loop with the plier to fix the red bead in the middle;
Step 3: wrap a piece of copper wire on the feather, then make a loop;
Step 4: attach the red bead dangle to the feather pendant;
Step 5: use jump rings to hang the four pendants onto the antique feather link. Hang the feather pendant on the feather link through the middle hole;
Step 6: connect the feather link with two pieces of handmade alloy chains;
Step 7: attach the Tibetan style toggle and tbar to the ends of the necklace.
This is the final look of this diy feather necklace:
Heres another picture~
Its quite easy to make this vintage style antique chain necklace. I believe you can make one by yourself after reading this tutorial. So, do not hesitate to gather all the materials and have a try. Thank you for reading this DIY tutorial and hope you like it.


The Highly Affordable Snap Jewelry Ornaments And Latest Designs

Snap jewelry is an affordable new interchangeable jewelry concept. Mix and match from a variety of fashion snap jewelry to create your own look.

All snap jewelry necklaces come with standard chain, styles may occur. Popular items for snap jewelry; mandala button charm, snap button charm, blue mandala charm, chunk charm, snap buttons, poppers, ginger snaps, snap bracelet and necklaces. Whatever may be your goal, snap jewelry play a major role in designing exotic jewelry with simple work. 

You can purchase wholesale snap buttons and use them in making ornaments or garment embellishments of your choice. Almost every woman loves to wear jewelry, casually every day and during special occasions and it creates a different formal, graceful and stylish personality. With snap jewelry one need not gather too many pieces; keeping a few bracelets, necklaces, pair of earrings and several snap buttons will be enough for your daily accessories need.

Snap jewelry is actually an interchangeable type of jewelry that gives you the ability to match your pieces with any outfit that you wear. The snap comes in a variety of styles, colors and designs that provides a different new look to your jewelry. This specialized jewelry design, the snap jewelry, comprises of decorative buttons that when put in place, can be create different looks on your piece, but replace a button with every outfit.

Snap jewelry is not expensive as the fine jewelry pieces, so they are ideal to use every day, at work or outings with friends, and even during a date with your boyfriend. You reserve your diamonds and other precious stones. Some snap buttons have pearls and semi-precious precious stones in them you just have to look hard in finding them. When you buy snap, you realize that they don’t occupy too much space when packed, and also when you store them at home. The best way of purchasing these items is wholesale through online jewelry shops. The good thing about online shops is that they offer their products at lower prices than the brick and mortar suppliers. Find the wholesale now and start receiving the benefits of using snap jewelry.

Snap charms and accessories are fun, popular style of interchangeable jewelry. Snap are button like charms that snap into a base of jewelry called snap accessory. Just snap in a new design for a fresh look! Choose from variety of snap designs, bracelets, necklaces, earrings to express your favorite looks.