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The cabochon is a kind of decoration that has been smooth out and curved on one side, and trampled on the other side,so as to it may be fixed very easily. Gum is placed on the smooth lateral of the piece and it is then fixed to a plate. For hundreds of years,this kind of decoration has been used, and is used all over the world to generate many different wonderful visual things. Cabochons are used in a so many of different equipment, such as fixtures decoration to jewelry creation. Many lovely jewelries can be made by home-based jewelry makers with cabochons that is of different styles,shapes, and materials. The most attractive kind of cabochons to work with are cabochons that are made of glass.
Wholesale beads are pocket friendly. Wholesale merchants are prominent players in the value chain of bead jewelry making industry. They are a key route for manufactured products in reaching retailers and eventually the consumers. Wholesaler buy products directly from the manufacturers in bulk and sell them in large chunks to retailers, small sellers etc. The benefits of buying wholesale beads are wider availability of varieties, excellent pricing, ease of use, environmental friendly and time savings.
Individual beads are relatively inexpensive but marketing and packaging can make the price rise pretty quickly in a retail setting. The wholesale bead maker provides the beads in bulk and cheap.
The cost of the beads depends upon their availability. Those beads that are available in abundance will cost much less than the the small packet available in retail shop. For big projects it is ideal to buy beads in bulk, preferably from the wholesale beads markets.
Not only cheap price, wholesale bead outlet offer a wide variety of items available than retailers. One can choose more beads according to their creativity without compromising the quality, quantity and design.
All under one roof
Through wholesale shopping of beads you will get the entire item under one roof and thereby they are providing ease of shopping. Traders and sellers do not have to source for goods from multiple sellers because most wholesale merchants offer various product lines from different manufactures.
You may wonder “how it is related to environment". In small retail shops they use plastic packing that cause price rise and harms environment. The accumulating plastic packets are a threat to our nature and society. When purchasing beads wholesale, they are usually delivered in large cardboard boxes or thick plastic bags, meaning more can be recycled and creating less waste overall.
One problem with the whole sale bead markets was about the availability of the shops themselves. But with the entry of online platforms this problem is not felt. That too, a number wholesale bead seller is available under one roof. This provides for the option of bargaining. With the increase in demand, the one can easily see a wholesale bead merchant in their vicinity, as the numbers of shops are increasing.
A wholesale bead seller can definitely make the product cost less. It is especially useful in garment industries and others where the beads are used in large quantities.
Love glass bead ring? Today, I will share an easy green globe glass bead ring with you. It’s quite easy to make this green glass globe bead ring. Now, follow me to have a try~
Jewelry making supplies you’ll need in making the glass bead ring:
30mm Blown Globe Glass Beads
Clear Drop Rhinestone Cabochons
2mm Green Seed Beads
Round Seed Beads
Dark Goldenrod Seed Beads
Clear Seed Beads
Adjustable Pad Ring Base
Step 1: Add some seed beads into the 30mm blown glass globe bead through the hole.
Step 2: Cut a pink circular felt, then glue 6 clear drop rhinestone cabochons onto the pink felt, then glue the rhinestone flower onto an adjustable pad ring base.
Step 3: Glue the green glass globe bead onto the rhinestone flower.
Wow~ This green glass globe bead ring is finished! It’s quite easy, right? Come on and try to make your own glass bead ring NOW! You will enjoy the DIY process~
Cabochons are stones which are used in jewelry, have round convex front surface and flat rough back surface. They cut and polished and unlike the other stones are not faceted. The cabochons are cut using calibrated stencil templates.
Varieties of cabochons
The cabochons are available in different shapes i.e., round, oval and even in irregular shapes based on the need. They are selected on the basis of the jewelry in which it is used i.e., necklace, bracelet, ring, ear ring or pendant etc. Size of the cabochon also matters here, as an earring demands a smaller one, while large stones are used in pendants. The settings for the cabochons vary with jewelry. So the cabochon is normally sold with its setting which suits the jewelry to be made. The possibility of providing a number of different shapes, which is not much possible with a normal stone, is an advantage of cabochons.
They are made with soft stones and the hard ones like diamond are usually avoided because the hard stones lose their glossiness and the ability to reflect if they are not faceted. The faceting process is not carried in the cabochons. Lapis, opal, turquoise, onyx, bone, shell and wood are the normally used stones from which the cabochons are made. The cutting process of the cabochon is simpler as compared to one formed with faceting. Even a simple cut and polished cabochon can give a great look to the jewelry.
While the front is in dome shape, the back surface usually is flat and rough. The rough back surface is helpful when one is fixing the cabochon to the jewelry using some adhesive. There is no need of adding any separate mounting for holding the cabochon. In some cases the back side is made hollow to lighten the color of cabochons.
Cabochons are available in the local markets dealing the jewelry accessories and the craft and hobby accessory shops. There is an online buy option also. In the case of online platforms, the dimensions of the cabochons are also mentioned separately. Thereby a buyer can choose the item based on his specifications, even if the he cannot check it manually. The online mode is the most preferred way of buying for most of the jewelry makers as it is more convenient and more varieties are available online.
Cabochons can be an alternative for the expensive stones as they are cheaper and simpler to make. The availability of a large variety of shapes make them a attractive buy for the jewelry makers and the jewelry lovers.
How do you like DIY wire wrapped pendant? Today I will show a wire wrapped pendant necklace to you all. Hope you will like it. Then let’s see it together~
Supplies you’ll need in making the wire wrapping necklace:
4mm Round Seed Beads
12x8mm Blue Drop Faceted Glass Beads
8mm Crackle Glass Beads
1.5mm Golden Aluminum Wire
0.5mm Golden Jewelry Wire
Golden Twisted Chain
Golden Jump Rings
Golden Lobster Clasp
Needle Nose Plier
Round Nose Plier
Step 1: Snick off a piece of aluminum wire, curve it to form a “U” shape and make a loop at both end of it.
Step 2: Snick off a piece of aluminum wire and make a loop at middle of it, then make a heart shape and twist a loop at both ends of it.
Step 3: Snick off an aluminum wire and make a snail shape at one end , then make a loop at the other end of it and twist the wire to an “S” shape.
Step 4: Repeat step 3 to make other 5 such “S” shapes in different sizes as pictured.
Step 5: Slide a crackle glass bead, or drop glass bead to an eyepin and make a loop at the other end of it. Make more such bead patterns as pictured.
Step 6: Combine the heart shape with the “U” shape together through jewelry wire .
Step 7: Cut a piece of jewelry wire, wrap a white seed bead to it, and then wrap other 2 white seed beads and a blue seed bead to it, then wrap the “S” shape with it.
Step 8: Add 2 blue seed beads to the wire and wrap them with the “S” together. Wrap more seed beads in other colors and “S” shapes with different sizes to the aluminum wire as pictured.
Step 9: Add a drop bead pattern to bottom of the heart shape. Combine 2 crackle bead patterns and “S” shape together with jump rings.
Step 20: Cut 2 pieces of chains, attach one end of them with bead pattern and attach the other end of them with a lobster clasp and jump rings.
Now this golden wire pendant necklace is finished yet, do you like it? If you are interested in making the wire necklace with beads as well, follow here to make your own now!
Wooden beads as the name suggests are made of wood. They can be seen in two varieties- naturally occurring ones and artificially made ones. Both of these varieties are in high demand among the bead loving people.
As an ornament, wooden beads can be useful in a medicinal way also keeping all the other characteristics of the normal especially the glass beads. The medicinal value of the wood from which these beads are formed helps the human beings in multiple ways. They help in maintaining the blood circulation. If used as an ornament, they help in removing the marks around the body part in touch, especially in the case of neck. A wooden beads necklace can be used as an alternative to the glass bead or other types in case if the person wearing them shows any allergic reaction from wearing them.
The wooden beads normally come in only one texture that is brown in color. This gives a great opportunity to the bead workers in making a good and large variety of beads by modifying them. The modifications can be of different types. One way is the painting of beads. Single color beads and multicolor beads with a wide variety of textures are of great attraction around the world. A different approach to this is the use of dyes instead of paints. This makes the beads more natural as the paints being an artificial chemical product may cause allergic reactions in some people. This makes the dye coated beads more popular.
The possibility of applying multiple patterns makes it an economical hobby as the painting in glass beads are more complicated, considering the types of paints used and their application. Based on the creativity of each mind, the beads can attain very attractive patterns.
Rudraksha, the natural beads
The level of creativity is not possible in the case of naturally occurring beads. The only available natural beads, Rudraksha, are considered as the gift of nature. It comes only in one variety and one color. The high demand of Rudraksha beads get enhanced with the different necklaces designed using them.
There is no age bar in using the wooden beads, considering its wide variety of uses. Small children to old age people use them, but their purpose may vary from people to people.
Nowadays, the wooden beads have become the favorite area of Fashion designers as well as jewelry makers. It is a traditional accessory and plays important role in meditation and chanting. Thus it reveals the craft work has a great relation to religion.
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