Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Paper bead jewellery sets

I love to wear my paper bead jewellery with pride when ever I am meeting friends. Recently I wore this set to a party and when talk got around to my unique jewellery, I explained that the beads were made with a recycled cornflakes box. In this era of recycling, you can imagine the excitement this created. Everyone wanted to find out how I made it and if I take orders!

So these are the 2 sets that I made with one cornflakes box.

The green and red one was the first one that I tried. I applied the paint after making the beads. It is a bit noisy and loud in color, but not bad for a first try. And with a matching dress it goes quite well.

This is the set that I mentioned in the beginning of the post that I had worn to the party. Here I painted the edges in copper colour before rolling the strips. I have also used semi precious turquoise gemstone beads to complement the paper / cardboard beads. I love the colours here and the royal touch that the turquoise beads are lending.

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