The art of jewelry making has been around since the beginning of man. The significance of jewelry and beads were many, depicting social and wealth status, spiritual, magical, religious and decorative. Today, beads and jewelry is also used to symbolize love as a keepsake of our cherished memories.
Many techniques that were in use thousands of years ago are still used for modern day jewelery production. Many of us began using beads as children and have grown up still working with beads as a means to express our creativity and personal sense of design. It is extremely rewarding to wear a piece of jewelry that you have made yourself. With today’s infinite choice of jewelry making beads and findings, it is not hard to create a work of art that you would be proud to wear, give as a gift, or even sell.
With a minimum of tools and fuss, you can turn out something wonderful in no time at all. Of course there are many techniques that require skill and time; the choice is up to you! There are many ways available to learn useful information about jewelry making and design – from magazines, books, television, web sites, and classes in your area. It is an art form which allows one to constantly develop your sense of creativity, style and personality. The possibilities are endless. Whether you are a seasoned jewelry artist or an eager beginner, BEAD and SAVE welcomes you to our site.
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