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Origami Beauty

About this design:

Another Handmade Origami Bead Necklace.


Handmade Origami Beads, Brown Crystals, Red Jasper Stone, Gold Bead Caps, Gold Spacer Beads and Gold Toggle Clasp.

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  1. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    OMG this is beautiful! Are you making these beads the same way as the others? I really love this paper!

  2. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Very lovely! these almost look like clossine beads I really love them!!!

  3. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    so pretty!!

  4. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Gorgeous … love the paper beads, in fact, they amaze me. You are definitely on a roll (pun intended).

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Love this! very pretty!

  6. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    So colorful, what a beauty.

  7. The Dud
    The Dud says:

    Thanks, everyone. These are necklaces that I am making for my first show in December. The beads are easy to make, but very time consuming.

    Amanda for the Origami beads, I cit 1″ wide by 24″ long gold wrapping paper and roll it into a barrel. Then, I take my Origami paper and cut it to fit the barrel and glue it on. I then put a sealant on it, varnish it and then glue the bead caps to the barrels for a more finished look. The pictures I posted here were before I had glued the bead caps on and finished off the necklace.

    Here is a picture of some Japanese Washi paper that I just bought for my next project!


  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Beautiful! Your beads are amazing! :D

  9. Anita QoG Funny Chick
    Anita QoG Funny Chick says:

    Beautiful beads! & GREAT necklace!!

  10. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Reminds me of venetain beads, beautiful!

  11. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Wow, the paper you have for the next project is pretty too. Thank you for the instructions. I wish I could have you sit and teach me how to do this (I learn so much better hands on, must be the teacher part of my personality). I am going to buy ModPodge tomorrow and prepare to try this.

    By the way, do you sell your beads?

  12. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    WOW..yeah you could definitely make a ton of money selling the beads. They are awesome! I am sure they take forever to make. Do you find the paper then look for beads to match or the other way around. They remind me of those projects we used to make when we were little. We would wrap the magazine paper around a pencil and then put the tubes on a soup can…remember?? didn’t we all make one of those for our parents when we were little?

  13. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    These are lovely

  14. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Fabulous!!! This sounds like fun to do, so many possibilities, your paper (next and here) is so gorgeous, it adds a whole new dimension to beading!!

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