Make Beads for Jewelry Making
There are many ways to make jewelry for example you buy beads at a craft store and string them together with string. Well thats making jewelry but instead of the plain old same old you could make beads at your very own home. Read on if you want to learn..........
1. Clay Beads
You can use air dry clay or use flour and water
With air dry clay the first part is done!
What your going to need is air dry clay, paint and a toothpick. Grab a little bit of air dry clay and get a marker or pencil or rolling pin and roll the clay into a rectangle get your toothpick and shape the rectangle around the toothpick. Done! Wait until it's dry, remove the toothpick and paint it.
2. Dough Beads
Do the same thing except mix flour and water together to make dough. You can use food coloring to color the dough.
3. Paper Beads
Cut out triangles in various sizes out of paper, decorate your triangles or use scrapbook paper. Use a toothpick and a gluestick and glue some glue on the triangle. Then roll the triangles onto the toothpicks starting at a corner. Wait for the glue to dry, then remove the toothpick. Your beads are done, ready to make jewelry!