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NE814b - Sunset Storm Necklace SALE!

Sunset Storm Necklace and Earring Set

Relax under the Tree of Life in the sunset hour.

$86.00 $60.20

In stock

Spring Cleaning Sale! 30 %
 
 

Description

Looking for a gift for the nature lover in your life? Check out Igugu Beads’ large collection of nature-inspired jewelry.

Sunset Storm necklace and earring set features an exotic tree against a vibrant orange and pink background and handmade paper beads (by me!).

Ingredients

  • Vintage bronze-toned Tree of Life pendant in black, pink, purple, orange, and yellow
  • Handmade by Igugu Beads: hand-rolled orange paper beads with gloss coating (~25mm; 78 lb cardstock)
  • Iris Purple Czech 4-sided double pressed glass cone (6x5mm)
  • Antiqued bronze-toned chain
  • Antiqued bronze-toned hammered round toggle clasp (22mm)
  • Antiqued bronze-toned paddles (for earrings)
  • Jewelry wire and findings
  • Please note: Paper Beads are NOT waterproof. They are coated with a water-resistant glaze, but will NOT withstand showering or swimming.

Perfect For: Nature Lovers
In a Word: Brilliant
Occasion: Dress Casual
Feels: Heavy
Shipping: Free on orders $35 or more!

My Paper Bead Evolution

About two years ago, I watched an interesting video on how to make fabric beads. I bought all the necessary equipment (glues, straws, two-sided tack, a rolling cutter and cutting board, etc.) and lots of different fabrics. Because that’s how I roll (which explains why I am running out of room in my studio!)

Then I went to work. I made one set (and only one) of fabric beads. It’s not that they didn’t come out well. It was just a LOT of work.

About a year later, I watched another video on how to make paper beads from magazines. I already had all the goodies. I started with a San Diego Zoo Zoonooz magazines because I am ALL about the animal prints. That went pretty good. The magazines are easy to cut and easy to come by. So then I started experimenting with some heavier stock. I am now hooked on paper beads! I love rolling them while I watch TV in the evening. I have amassed a collection of about 40 different sets.

What Goes into One Single Paper Bead?

  • Pretty paper (78 lb. cardstock is my new favorite … it’s a little harder to roll, but it is very forgiving)
  • Trim the edges of the paper so it rolls nicely on the ends
  • Measuring marks and precision cuts with an Xacto on a cutting board
  • Cutting of cocktail straws (so they have some protection internally)
  • Cutting of little pieces of double-sided tape sheets
  •  Add the little piece of tape to the paper; remove (hard!) the other side of the tape cover
  • Add the straw to the tape
  • Start rolling. Start over. Start over. Start over (LOL!). Sometimes it goes well : )
  • Add some Elmer’s glue toward the end. Finish the roll.
  • Use a bamboo skewer to support bead while it dries (propped up on a piece of a pool noodle!)
  • Apply a gloss coating. Wait until dried.
  • Remove glue plug from one end.
  • Done!

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NE814b - Sunset Storm Necklace SALE!

Sunset Storm Necklace and Earring Set

$86.00 $60.20

Relax under the Tree of Life in the sunset hour.

In stock

Spring Cleaning Sale! 30 %

Description

Looking for a gift for the nature lover in your life? Check out Igugu Beads’ large collection of nature-inspired jewelry.

Sunset Storm necklace and earring set features an exotic tree against a vibrant orange and pink background and handmade paper beads (by me!).

Ingredients

  • Vintage bronze-toned Tree of Life pendant in black, pink, purple, orange, and yellow
  • Handmade by Igugu Beads: hand-rolled orange paper beads with gloss coating (~25mm; 78 lb cardstock)
  • Iris Purple Czech 4-sided double pressed glass cone (6x5mm)
  • Antiqued bronze-toned chain
  • Antiqued bronze-toned hammered round toggle clasp (22mm)
  • Antiqued bronze-toned paddles (for earrings)
  • Jewelry wire and findings
  • Please note: Paper Beads are NOT waterproof. They are coated with a water-resistant glaze, but will NOT withstand showering or swimming.

Perfect For: Nature Lovers
In a Word: Brilliant
Occasion: Dress Casual
Feels: Heavy
Shipping: Free on orders $35 or more!

My Paper Bead Evolution

About two years ago, I watched an interesting video on how to make fabric beads. I bought all the necessary equipment (glues, straws, two-sided tack, a rolling cutter and cutting board, etc.) and lots of different fabrics. Because that’s how I roll (which explains why I am running out of room in my studio!)

Then I went to work. I made one set (and only one) of fabric beads. It’s not that they didn’t come out well. It was just a LOT of work.

About a year later, I watched another video on how to make paper beads from magazines. I already had all the goodies. I started with a San Diego Zoo Zoonooz magazines because I am ALL about the animal prints. That went pretty good. The magazines are easy to cut and easy to come by. So then I started experimenting with some heavier stock. I am now hooked on paper beads! I love rolling them while I watch TV in the evening. I have amassed a collection of about 40 different sets.

What Goes into One Single Paper Bead?

  • Pretty paper (78 lb. cardstock is my new favorite … it’s a little harder to roll, but it is very forgiving)
  • Trim the edges of the paper so it rolls nicely on the ends
  • Measuring marks and precision cuts with an Xacto on a cutting board
  • Cutting of cocktail straws (so they have some protection internally)
  • Cutting of little pieces of double-sided tape sheets
  •  Add the little piece of tape to the paper; remove (hard!) the other side of the tape cover
  • Add the straw to the tape
  • Start rolling. Start over. Start over. Start over (LOL!). Sometimes it goes well : )
  • Add some Elmer’s glue toward the end. Finish the roll.
  • Use a bamboo skewer to support bead while it dries (propped up on a piece of a pool noodle!)
  • Apply a gloss coating. Wait until dried.
  • Remove glue plug from one end.
  • Done!

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