I hope you’ll say “Wow!” at the creativity you’ll see in this post. WOW first began bead making with small colored stones strung daintily into necklaces of single, double or triple strands
These simple but elegant necklaces with matching earrings are still a favorite with WOW to make and those who buy them often return for more.
In the early days getting the stones from Nairobi was a hit and miss ordeal so we began making or own beads from paper and fashioning the likes of these:
#3707 Called “button beads” because of their flatish disc shapes, these 18 inch necklaces are strung with graduating sizes of beads.
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Traditionaly African jewelry is more often made from small colored glass beads (sometimes called “seed beads”). Take a look at the “twisty earrings” and the red and black multi-strand necklace in March’s post. The fashions the women come up with are endless! Here are a few more:
I’ll end with Anne’s beautiful smile showing off more tiny bead and wire work in the double circle earring she is wearing. Keep posted for the next post when I’ll concentrate more on bracelets and earrings.
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“Clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the gentle and quiet spirit which is so precious to God.” 1 Peter 3:4 New Living Translation