Beaded rings are wonderful alternatives to metal rings especially for people who are allergic to some metals. They are also great to show off your beading skills! Here are some excellent and innovative tutorials.
What could be more current than a Princess Diana engagement ring inspired beaded ring tutorial? This awesomely clever tutorial for a Faux Gold and Sapphire Ring is by Shala Kerrigan over at Bellaonline. Via
Abigail Crafts Howto has a wonderful tutorial on how to make a hana-ami Japanese beaded sunflower charm. This can be attached to a bead ring. She includes the link to that tutorial at the end.
Nelkin Designs's woven seed bead ring tutorial is really great for kids. I was not surprised when she said the tweens and teens just love making them. I've done bead weaving kids parties where they enjoyed made necklaces and bracelets. Rings would have been a lot of fun too.
A variation to the bead woven ring is Simone's beaded ring tutorial over at the craftevolution blog. It's similar to what the kids created at the party I mentioned above.
Jane from the Handmade Jewelry Club's video tutorial shows how a rose bead and crystals can be easily added to a bead woven ring.
Thanks to Allison of Designing Impressions for leaving me the tip on one of the above tutorials on my Facebook Page!
More bead work tutorials:
- How to Make Bead Woven Necklaces
- Easy Netted Bracelet Tutorial
- Spiral Stitch Beaded Jewelry Tutorials
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