Bone Beads: From a Prehistoric Adornment to a Sought-After Jewelry

Did you know that bone jewelry played a role in human prehistory?

 

The first human beings liked to create beautiful adornments which served as gifts to another. Bone jewelry was actually one of the first types of prehistoric adornment.

 

A bit of history…

Believed to be made from naturally available materials like bones, shells, stone, wood, and animal teeth, the earliest…

Types of Natural Wood Beads Part 1

Wood beads have been considered personal favorites by many jewelry enthusiasts. For one thing, the organic appeal of wood beads sparks their creativity. For another, they bring up ancestral memories and look great when paired with other natural materials.

 

In this article, we highlighted the types of natural wood beads that come from the Philippines. These beads are made from…

Jewelry Spotlight: Tiger Ebony Wood Beads and Horn Beads

When it comes to jewelry, we often live for whimsical and bright pieces that catch the eye.

 

But at the moment, natural beads have won the hearts of many beading enthusiasts. There’s something about natural beads that give off an understated elegance to a jewelry design.

 

In this article, we’ve highlighted two natural beads with design ideas that will hopefully spark…

Different Types and Styles of Rings & Their Significance Part I

A ring tells a lot about the wearer — his sense of style, values, traditions, and even his marital status. It can be aesthetic in function or symbolic. Be it simple or intricate, a ring can look extra special when worn. Birthstone rings, engagement rings, and wedding rings are some of the most popular types but there are still…

6 Fun Facts About Seed Beads

Considered as a staple component which can be used to create a wide variety of jewelry designs, seed beads are small uniformly shaped beads which range in sizes, colors, shapes, and finishes. They are commonly used for embroidery and for beaded weaving techniques like peyote stitch and brick stitch. Additionally, seed beads can be used for simple stringing, beaded…