Beading and Jewelry Making
The word jewelry is derived from the Latin word for “plaything.” Use these guides to create stunning personal playthings to adorn every part of the body, from hairpins to toe rings! Jewelry can be made from an incredibly wide range of materials, including gemstones, precious metals, beads, shells, wire, fabric and polymer clay. Beadwork is used as a creative hobby to enhance jewelry, clothing, accessories and more. Beads come in many different designs, sizes, colors and materials, allowing wonderful variation in beading projects.