Beads Basic - Introduction to Beading

 

 

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 Here are some pliers that you might consider investing if you are into bead art.

Split Ring Plier

Split Ring Pliers 

Designed for opening split rings and making attachments fast and easy.

9-Piece Professional Plier Set

9-Piece Professional Plier Set

Perfect for beginning beaders and professional designers alike. Keep all your tools in one place with this stylish and useful tool kit. Contains crimping pliers, nipper tools, side cutters, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, nylon jaw pliers, knotting tweezers, split ring tweezers and a bead scoop.

4-Piece Plier Set - Black

4-Piece Plier Set

Kit contains round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flat nose pliers, and a side cutter.

Miniature Plier Set

Miniature Plier Set

Three-piece handy "Go Anywhere" set includes chain, flat and round nose pliers with PVC grips and return spring.



Beading can be quite an eye straining activity. Investing in a good worklight is essential to help you differentiate the colors of the beads and to protect your eyes.

If you are working on small seed beads or Swarovski ® crystal beads, you might want to invest in a work lamp that gives you comfort and clarity to enable you to complete your masterpiece.

OTT-LITE® TrueColor TM 13W Wingshade Clip Lamp

OTT-LITE® TrueColor TM 13W Wingshade Clip Lamp

-LITE® TrueColor Wingshade Clip Lamp is great for tight workspaces, the extremely versatile Clip-On Lamp features a strong clamp that holds tight to tables, countertops, shelving and more. Easily position the rotating shade and flexible gooseneck to direct the natural daylight illumination right where you need it.  

It provides comfort and ease to allow you to adjust your workstation.

OTT-LITE® TrueColor(TM) Portable Magnifier Lamp  

OTT-LITE® TrueColor(TM) Portable Magnifier Lamp

This OTT-LITE® Portable Magnifier lamp has a unique 2x magnifier allowing you to see your project's tiniest details with startling clarity. Magnifier neatly stores away (when not in use) in a matching case attached to the lamp.

If you need to work with the small seed beads, why not invest in this?

 Daylight® Table Top Craft Lamp- White  

Daylight® Table Top Craft Lamp- White

This Table Top Lamp combines an excellent 18 watt bulb, with high quality magnification creating the ideal conditions for all detailed hobbies. The light source and magnifying lens are mounted on individual arms which makes it very easy for you to find your optimum working position.

OTT-LITE® TrueColor(TM) Lexington Floor Lamp Mocha Pearl  

OTT-LITE® TrueColor(TM) Lexington Floor Lamp Mocha Pearl

OTT-LITE® Lexington Mocha Pearl Floor Lamp makes color matching easy! Increases clarity, reduces eyestrain and minimizes glare. Using superior and proprietary TrueColor(TM) lighting technology, these lamps bring the benefits of natural daylight indoors

 

To be organized, try some of the items below to help!

   
 Jo-Ann Scrap Essentials Metal Box w/Containers

Jo-Ann Scrap Essentials Metal Box w/Containers

"Metal Box w/Containers: Use these round containers to hold small embellishments, sewing notions, beads and other small craft goodies. With its' clear top cover, you are sure to find what you need fast and easily. Package contains 12 small round jars with clear top lids and fits nicely in a convenient carrying case. "

 Craft Stor Module #5 Mini Single Compartment  

Craft Stor Module #5 Mini Single Compartment

"Ideal for easy storage of brushes, scissors, pens or rotary cutters, this plastic container is topped with a clear lid that allows you to see the tools you seek. This single-compartment model measures 9""x4""x2"". Compatible with other CraftStor modules. "

 Blue Moon Beads Large Magnetic Containers

 

Blue Moon Beads Large Magnetic Containers

"Large White Magnetic Containers-4/Pkg: Blue Moon Magnetic Storage Containers were designed for the beader. These wonderful containers are made of a hard plastic, have a screw-on lid with a clear top and each has a magnet on the bottom. It is a fabulous way to display or store small craft components on magnet boards, filing cabinets, refrigerators or any metal surface. * Containers are 2 1/2''x 1''."

 

 Craft Stor Compact Tote

 

Craft Stor Compact Tote

"With a lid that also serves as a removable tray and a 12"" ruler, this CraftStor carrying case is a truly versatile item. Specifically sized and designed to store smaller modules, this 14""x10""x9"" tote keeps all your materials together.Teal. Inside modules shown in picture sold separately. "

 

 




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