History, Techniques, Tools & Materials

handmade beaded bracelet

Learn about beadwork!

I have been making jewelry and other small items with beads for more than 20 years. The reason that I find working with beads so interesting is that there are so many different techniques that can be used to utilize beads within a project. This website will introduce you to a few of the techniques of bead work including bead embroidery, stitching, and weaving beads on a loom.

Browse this site to learn about history of bead work as well as the tools and materials you might need if you would like to begin beading on your own!