- Gray wood
Rosewood is mainly used because of its grains that are heavy and dark after being polished.The heartwood has a red grainy appearance which darkens over time making it to be preferred among bead lovers. It also forms black and dark brown lines as it ages making it attractive. Bayond tree is chosen because the beads are durable and have a red brown color making them to pop when used as an accessory.
Just like the rosewood, the ebony has dense and dark colors. Wooden beads were first used to make the world’s first calculator (the Abacus). Their uses have gradually evolved over time and these uses are jewelry, decoration, toys, hairstyling just to name but a few. Perhaps one of the most common uses of wood beads is making of jewelry. However, this has evolved over time from simply just using the wooden beads as they are. The wood beads are now painted so that they can be matched with any outfit to bring out that chic look.
Wood beads are also used by Christians, Muslims and Hindus as prayer beads. This makes them to be sacred objects. Some wooden beads are even believed to bring out negativity in a person when they are worn. Wood beads can also be used as door or window blinds, as curtains to partition a room, as seat covers or as table mats. Wood beads can also be used to make children’s toys. Wood beads are beneficial because they are easy to use, virtually weightless, cheap and are very easy to work with. These qualities are what make them to be very useful and attractive.