Beads: Most Popular Role Today is “Fashion Accessories”

Beads have always played powerful roles in people’s lives. They have been symbols of power and wealth, and used in countless rituals and magic. The most dominant role of beads today is “fashion accessories.” Bead jewelry pieces of all kinds prove to be equally at home on the beach as on board room meeting days. For many people an outfit would be considered not complete without the finishing touches of a bracelet, earrings and/or necklace. More often than not nowadays, the choices are bead bracelets, earrings and/or necklaces. Bead jewelry is here to stay and probably will be around until the end of time.

However popular these bead designs remain we are all still presented with having to decide on the “right look,” for each outfit. The “right look” comes from choosing the correct design, color and style of beads and the choices here are “staggering.”

The art of stringing beads is extremely simple, however, a bit more complex than stringing popcorn and yuletides during the holiday seasons. This is just one article, yet throughout the pages of my blog, I hope readers will be able to use the information as a personal resource as a beader or as a person who is looking to buy bead jewelry. The articles will contain information about selecting beads, learning which is the best stringing materials and why, as well as learning helpful how-to tips about the art of beading tips and more.

You will also find on my blog, https://carmilitashandmadejewelry.wordpress.com information about tools and equipment, product reviews, color harmony and more.
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When a person learns all the in’s and outs of the art of beading, jewelry is easily created that exceeds or rivals anything you would find in a jewelry store. I have seen bead necklaces sell for $300 or more, however, you can also find beautiful pieces of bead jewelry that exceeds or rivals anything you would find in a jewelry store in more expensive gems for much less prices than $300.

This is one of the absolute best things about bead jewelry. The expense can be as great as fine jewelry, yet at the same time, be much less expensive and still look strikingly beautiful. It is all in how the beader puts their colors together, the types and beads and other jewelry findings they use and their own personal techniques that can make a difference.

Written by: Connie Limon, Bead Jewelry Artisan
Carmilita’s Earrings: https://carmiitaearrings.etsy.com

Meet Lillian

dangle earrings lillian

Lillian is a pair of handmade crystal clear glass beads and red crackle beads dangle earrings. She hangs about one inch from the hook.

Materials Used:
2 12X9mm Glass Crystal Clear Rondelle Beads
2 Red Glass Crackle Beads 6mm
4 Silver Plated Bead Caps 6 mm
2 Silver Plated French Fish Hook Earrings

Lillian’s Price: $15 (includes FREE shipping and one FREE gift)

Purchase Lillian here: Carmilita’s Earrings

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Choose Fashion Jewelry for a Classy Look Every Day of the Week

Fashion jewelry is always changing just like all facets of the fashion world. If you are one who tries to keep up with the latest trends in fashion jewelry you will probably be one always paying the absolute top dollar for that jewelry. Each season brings on a new fashion jewelry trend. Throwing out the old and bringing in new can get quite expensive. There are ways, however, to get around the huge expense of it all.


If you choose a local retailer to purchase costume jewelry you will most likely pay the higher mark up and if you are not actually up to date on what is in style at the time you purchase probably get outdated items as well. Slumps in sales allow small retail shops to accumulate excess fashion jewelry pieces the retailer must get rid of before stocking newer pieces and leaves customers with fewer alternatives. Your best option might be with a reliable jewelry wholesaler instead if you want the very latest in fashion jewelry trends.


You will also need to do some research about what fashion jewelry is in style each season of the year. Watch the runway shows of models. They always have the latest fashion in everything, most of which I would never be caught dead in wearing, but if you like to be in style with everything, the runway shows is one place to observe what is in at any moment in time. From reputable wholesale dealers, you will be able to purchase a range of fashion jewelry accessories like necklaces, bangles, and rings even watches and body piercings at affordable prices.


The larger retailers and brand name retailers most usually base their buys upon whatever designer trends are at the moment so consumers are provided “the new” of everything just about anytime you visit their outlets both online and in person. Still yet, it is the wholesalers in my opinion that can offer the better prices.


The option of having fashion jewelry allows the everyday working girl to accessorize beautifully at affordable prices. Otherwise, if we had only diamonds, expensive pearls, emeralds and rubies to choose from not many women would even be able to buy. Having the right kind of jewelry accessory to compliment each outfit is definitely a advantage in today’s work place where everything a person does either counts toward the good or the bad of their career. Fashion jewelry nowadays adds a “touch of class” to any outfit.


If you like jewelry in general fashion jewelry these days is the way to go for all the right reasons from price to style to classy looks every day of the week and for any event or occasion.


Written by: Connie Limon, Bead Jewelry Artisan


Meet Candy


dangle earrings wreath


Candy is a lovely pair of Christmas celebration earrings I added to Carmilita’s Christmas Collection of Dangle Earrings. She is made from a beautiful silver plated charm, same pattern on both sides.

I placed a dangle of a glass red crackle bead 6 mm and 2 silver plated filigree beads 3 mm to hang from the top of the wreath.

These are extra pretty earrings hanging about 1 1/2 inch from the hook.

Materials Used:


2 silver plated wreaths
2 silver plated French earring Hooks
2 silver plated head pins
4 silver plated filigree beads 3 mm
2 red glass crackle beads 6 mm
2 silver plated 9 mm jump rings

You will receive Candy ready for gift giving in an organza bag wrapped securely and placed with in a bubble envelope for traveling safe to you. Purchase Candy from this site and also receive in your package a special FREE gift.

Candy’s Price: $15 (includes shipping and one FREE gift)


See more selections of handmade bead jewelry here: Carmilita’s Earrings


Purchase Candy here: Carmilita’s Earrings