Paper Jewelry Part 3 of 3
Traditional roll paper beads
The most popular way of making paper beads is by rolling a long triangle strip of paper. However, even though the basic technique is easy, there are many ways to personalize the beads. Check out the tutorials below. There is also a paper bead roller kit to make the task quicker. The basic paper bead tutorial by Mzuri Beads is on Instructables.com.
Sharon Paradiso of Seedlings: Jewelry Because produced this beautiful and thorough tutorial on how to make a lariat style necklace with vintage music paper beads and wire. If you need to know how to make a treble clef in wire, definitely check it out.
how to adorn paper beads tutorial using modge podge, decoupage glue, glittery stuff, paint and whatever strikes your fancy.
designarob's tutorial on Instructables.com and see how using a zig zab blade on a paper cutter gives a whole new look to traditional rolled paper beads.
This tutorial from the Paper Beads site also suggests you use nail polish to finish them.
an easy paper roll bracelet tutorial. She uses newspaper and modge podge.
A Storybook Life's friend Helen gave her the recipe and tutorial to make these cool round paper beads. Via
an alternative round bead tutorial where she makes paper mache beads. She drills the holes after the beads are dried. The embellishment step is what takes the longest.
coiled paper pendant by Diane Gilleland on Craftstylish is clever because you can either build a multi coiled design or add internal coils for different looks.
One lovely way to showcase your paper beads is to put them at the end of threader earring findings. Check out the tutorial from the Paper Beads blog.
Karen Elizabeth Halbrook of Bayoudreamer.com produced an outstanding 3-D butterfly pin tutorial complete with wire antennae.
Folding tree's tutorial for pod beads is a briliant way to use floral paper punches - the kind scrap bookers use. The paper flowers are folded and then glued together. The pod beads can then be strung in a necklace or perhaps used in earrings.
video tutorial on how to make sea anemone inspired cocktail rings.
Amazing paper quilled filigree pendant by Ann Martin
DIY paper rings you can fold
3-D laser cut paper jewelry
How to make origami jewelry
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