One of the most important parts of an outfit is often overlooked by women and men alike. The accessory can make an outfit stand out or provide just the right amount of dazzle to match the style you hope to project. One type of accessory you can consider is unique handmade jewelry.
Do you want something more customized for you? Seek for a place to engrave letters on your leather bracelet. Wearing a leather bracelet with your name on it is a nice idea to meet people – they already know your name and won’t forget it – it’s rare when people wear jewelry that has their name on it. Maybe you’d even like to engrave someone’s name to show how much he (or she) means to you and how deeply you care for that person – to carry his name always on your hand.
Friendship toys are a huge hit with children of any age. Use wooden, plastic or seed beads to create simple strung collections of colors and patterns. In the 80’s I remember putting beads on safety pins and giving them to my friends. It was customary to pin them to the base of our shoe laces! Creating friendship bracelets (or pins!) is fun, easy and inexpensive. This activity teaches children about giving and to value friendship.
It is always lovely to see that people even get more enthusiastic about these Prayer Ropes when I tel them the history and folklore. Some still just want it because it looks cool and is very fashionable, but that is OK, as long as they know that it is a blessed object.
A nice thing to wear is a leather ankle bracelet. There are numerous fashions of leather ankle bracelets – try to find your own. Wearing an open shoes and skirt with those in summer is guaranteed to magnet attention of men (it draws even more attention than a “sport-bar with free beer” sign). Sometimes. It’s always adjustable for your legs and has a tie to easily slip it off, but once it on – it’s on, no matter how much you move around.
There are two types of beading techniques and each are further subdivided. Wire beading techniques uses heavy-gauged wires for stronger foundation; the basics that you should learn include making simple loop and S loop. You may also want to know about finishing with clamp by using either a stopper or a knot. Moreover, you should also learn about how to open a jump ring and how to fix the connector.
Wire for making jewelry can be found in a variety of gauges or thickness and makes a good choice for its durability and strength. The silver wire will not stretch or shrink but some crafters may find it difficult to work with. Some type of clasp will need to be added to keep the jewelry in place.
Leather jewelry becomes very popular with celebrities these days. Those guys know what’s hot (eh, they have a whole team of stylists to tell them what’s great and what’s not), so watch closely – you might notice what kind of leather is popular these days. And, of course, it’s not only about leather – any kind of jewelry celebrity puts on – immediately becomes fashion trend, cause often each part of their costume and jewelry is well-thought by a big-name stylists.