When it comes to working with beads you mainly need two things: beads and something to string the beads onto. Even the fanciest beaded jewelry and other beaded projects use mainly these two supplies. It is the beading technique used that, for the most part, determines how elegant the finished product looks.
- Learn About Different Beads
You can find beads made of all different materials and in a ton of shapes and sizes. Learn more about them on this page.
- Learn About Bead Stringing Options
There are a multitude of products available for stringing your beads. Learn more about them on this page.
This article introduces just the basics of beading. Use what you learned here to try one or more of my beading projects. About.com has a fabulous beading site if you want to learn more about beads and beading.