Crazy Year End Sales!!!

Hello all! Christmas is around the corner and New Year is coming, do you want to make something new for these two great holidays? Well, as a jewelry fan, if you are looking for jewelry beads and supplies for your Christmas and New Year DIYs, you shall never miss PandaHall year-end sale! You’re asking why? Let me tell you why!

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UP TO 75% OFF and FREE SHIPPING for order over 399 dollars! That’s really great right? Now let’s see what are on sale!

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Beads, pendants, charms, cabochons, watches, gift boxes, ribbons, and so on. So many items! I bet you can definitely find your target items. If you’ve missed some products because of their high prices, then check out this time, maybe they are on sale! Of course, apart from beads and findings, we’ve got many other jewelry and gifts:

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And crazy Christmas promotions!

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If you are looking for cheap and high quality jewelry beads and findings, never miss our promotions! Any questions, be free to contact our customer service: [email protected].

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Double Chain Beaded Bracelet!!!!

chain beaded bracelet tutorial

If you love chains and beads, then double chain beaded bracelet is just perfect for you. Let’s see how to create it!

diy chain beaded bracelet materials

Jewelry making supplies  for double chain beaded bracelet:

– Agate Beads (7 beads of 8mm)
– Gold Plated Stardust Beads (2 beads of 4mm)
– Gold Plated Chain
– Gold Plated Clasp
Jump Rings ( two different sizes because the  chain has small rings)
– Gold Plated Crimps
– Jewelry wire in gold tones
– Plier Set

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Step 1: Let’s start now building the bracelet and specifically with the beaded part. First cut a piece of jewelry wire and use a crimp on the end to create a loop.

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Start with the stardust bead and then add the agate beads and end it again with the second stardust bead. Use the second crimp and make a loop.

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The beaded part is ready.

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Step 2: Proceed now making the chain part. Measure your wrist and then try to cut a piece of the gold plated chain that the half of it combined with the beaded part will be almost equal to your wrist’s length.

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Pleat the chain in the middle and pass the small jump ring. Connect the first jump ring with the second larger one. Repeat the same step on the second end of the chain.

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Connect the first end of the chain with the beaded part.

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and add on the free end of the beaded part the lobster. In order to do this, just use a jump ring.

diy double gold chain and agate beaded bracelet

The bracelet actually is ready! Just have in mind to choose a lobster that will feet perfectly with the rest of the jewel and it will look as a really beautiful detail of the bracelet.

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Enjoy it wearing alone or with more beautiful chain or beaded bracelets. I love the combination of yellow gold with hot pink…what about you? And you know what is the best part of this bracelet? That looks different from every side… same bracelet, different styles!

Happy Crafting!

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Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!!!!

Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!

Hey guys, yesterday Cristina shared a personalized paracord keychains tutorial for dad and do you get the hang of easy square knot? If yes, here’s another beaded dad keychain for you to try! It’s another great idea of a custom keychain with wooden beads, that you can craft really fast and easy, as father’s day gift or any other holiday.
materials for Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!

Materials needed for personalized dad keychain:

Cord
Wooden Beads
Key Holder Ring and key chain
Tassel
Jewelry findings (Jump Rings, eyepin, end for cord)
Scissor
Plier Set
wooden large beads

Steps for making dad keychain:

Step 1:  This is a really easy craft to make and you only need less than 5 min. So first choose the beads you wish to use ( I used three large wooden beads in blue and white shades) and cut a piece of the cord.

white tiny tassel

Pass the  tassel in the cord

semi chochet bead key holder

and then use your first bead. Pass the two ends of the cord via the bead in opposite directions

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and draw.

white blue key holder

continue with two more beads ( or more if you wish) and strech each time the cord. Please do not over do it, because if you stretch it enough it will become crooked.

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cut the two ends of the cord

tutorial of Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!

and use a protection end to unify the the cord’s ends.

Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!

Step 2: Pass the key holder ring to the beaded part and the personalized keychain for dad is perfectly done!

Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!

Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!

Personalized Wooden Keychain for Dad!

Isn’t easy? and if you use your imagination you can use more color or different type of beads or even replace the tassel with any charm and you will create amazing keychain for dad! And we have other great posts about father’s Day theme like:

Father’s Day Jewelry Gift Ideas
DIY Men’s Beaded Bracelet
Make a Safety Pin Bracelet for Dad
Lava Beads in Customers’ Designs

Never miss them and happy crafting!

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Familiarize Yourself With The Latest Range of Contemporary Glass Beads

Glass beads don’t require an introduction. They can be simply classified as beads made from glass that would be usually transparent, if not colored. Several colorful glass beads can be used to create a beautiful piece of jewelry and worn for adornment. Since these beads are mainly universal and ancient forms of art, they are also considered significant anthropologically.

Beads made out of glass have a long history associated with them. In fact, archaeological evidence holds that these beads have existed since the Roman era. Likewise, some more studies have been done to reveal how sophisticated methods were used to make these beads in some of the regions like Caucasus and Mesopotamia in the early 2340 to 2180 BC. In addition, beads have also been associated with other cultures like that of Venice, Egypt and Mediterranean regions.

Contemporary and latest glass beads are intricately designed and much advanced compared to the older ones. They are widely available in myriad designs, colors, sizes and shapes. The smaller beads come with elaborate designs, also known as seed beads. Today, these beads are generally used for making jewelry items.

There are mainly two key uses of glass beads – for curtains and ornaments. However, they are most prominently used in making jewelry of all kinds. Today, the use of these beads has been taken to a next level, thus making them absolutely fantastic choice for use.

Curtains made out of glass beads are considered items for interior decoration. Several glass beads and stones are used to fabricate curtains in multiple colors, having intricate cravings, bewitching coating, and enticing finish. These are unique characteristic of glass beads, which makes them perfect for decoration. They are commonly available in oily or greasy finish, iridescent finish, metallic finish, color lined finish, and other finishes.

Glass beads are also commonly used for jewelry making too. These types of beads are commonly made in cottage industries and factories, crafted for the purpose of jewelry making. They are precisely and intricately designed than other beads. These stones have also been commonly used for collage jewelry making. Graceful, artistic, colorful – glass beads have a gleam among appeal to it.

There are different types of glass beads commonly available for your choice. Even people who are new in the world of jewelry making business can differentiate between these types. One should have the eye to choose some of the finest collection of beads from the variety available. Venetian, chevron, handmade and silver foil glass beads are some of the most popular choices available. In addition, alphabet glass beads are also commonly used.

Venetian glass beads, for instance, have their roots in Venice. They are created by highly proficient Venetian artists, hence the name. These beads reflect the Venetian culture too. Similarly, handmade glass beads depict the ingenuity and creativity of artisans. There are no constraints with respect to the shape, design, size, variety and color. These beads can be found in a vibrant shade of colors, often resembling a kaleidoscope, and in varied finishes too.

Chevron beads are the oldest, having diverse patterns and multiple colors with 4, 5 or 6 layers. The seven layered beads are amazing.

You can choose your glass beads from Pandahall according to the jewelry items you wish to design.

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Examples of Woods Used to Make Wooden Beads

The wooden beads are becoming popular because they are lightweight. Even the largest beads can be lighter compared to the gemstones bead of same size. The wood bead is the easy way that you can add visual weight to any jewelry piece you want but without adding extra weight on it. The beads are found in different colors and they look like many types of metals. They are paired with natural materials, bones, shell, and semiprecious stones in order to enhance their organic appeal. Many wooden beads can have larger holes and they make them to be perfect for crocheting, macramé or wrap bracelet projects.

The wooden beads are made in different types of wood and the following are the most common ones. Bayong is a hardwood. It is durable and it is suitable for the jewelry. It has a natural color that it is warm and red brown with the lovely wood grain which can be seen easily. When the beads are rolled into the light, they pick a soft sheen. Ebony is the descriptive term that it is used for many types of hardwood that are black, dark and dense. Ebony has a tight and fine wood grain and it takes a nice polish. There are some ebony beads which have a mix of the black or brown shades which form the banded pattern which is known as Tiger ebony.

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Lead Free Wood Beads

Wood Beads
Graywood has a smoky, gray and subtle sheen. A term of graywood can be used for a particular species of the wood and it is applied on different variety of gray and woods. The graywood bead is very smooth and it is lightweight.

Magkuno is also called ironwood. It is a hardwood and it has the reputation of being the hardest wood. It is becoming a favorite of many because it has a chocolate and rich brown color. This type of wooden beads is super smooth and hard with a good wood grain. They have a nice polish color and they make them to look as fine furniture.

Nangka is a wood from a jackfruit tree. It is used for house building and construction of the furniture. It is also used in making musical instruments. It had a warm and yellow brown and golden brown color. It is smooth and hard, and it has a loose wood grain which may be seen within the beads.

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Wood Beads

Palmwood and patikan are also among the wooden beads which are cut among the coconut and palm trees. The wood has natural grain and it is beautiful. They have parallel black grain with some markings which can make the beads to look like they are decorated by the use of paintbrush. The older the tree that darker its beads will be.

Robles wood is a tropical hardwood and it is a tree that grows too tall. It is one of the trees that make the rainforest canopy. It is strong and it has the properties that are similar to the woods. Other types of wooden beads are rosewood and sibucao among others.

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