Plastic Beads Project
Plastic beads are practically more economical way to create beads jewelry project, and because plastic beads are literally produced in mass quantities. Plastic can be molded to any shape and design too, so jewelry projects coming from this material will be as exquisite as any of their counterparts.
One thing that’s good about plastic beads is the longevity that it promises, withstanding water or any chemical reaction from the skin. It does not fade fast like other kinds of beads and more importantly lighter than glass beads, so that really is a plus I think.
Make Plastic Beads
Making your own set of plastic beads can be easy, like resin beads, these are made of chemicals. Acrylic and resin are just one of the materials you are going to use if you plan to make one of these beads.
Check this tutorial on how to make an ornament using a mold, and in this case it can be used as a pendant or earring depending on your imagination. However, we are talking about beads, so you can actually look for molds that will result to a bead with you having to put a toothpick or any drilling tool to make hole for stringing.
For more information, check the resin beads article that we have so you will have a more detailed explanation on how to make plastic beads. You can actually make it look pearl-like, and produce colorful beads too.
Where To Buy Plastic Beads
But if making plastic beads can be a hassle to your already busy lifestyle, then you can order from any of these online stores for an assortment of choices. Fire Mountain Gems, Shipwreck Beads, and The Beadery.
Plastic Beads Jewelry
Like any beads for jewelry making, plastic beads are versatile enough for any design you want to make. It can fit any style and design that you wish to make and certainly a cheaper version, check this pearl and gemstone bracelet, this is alone will cost you up to $100, but you can actually use similar beads with the same colors and finish and voila! You have a gorgeous bracelet to be proud of.
And what about this touch of suede neckpiece? The pendant can really be made out from that resin project that I mentioned above and you can have an awesome jewelry piece in your collection.
So you see, when creativity strikes, remember that it doesn’t have to be expensive. It does take a lot of imagination and careful attention to details and you will be sure that plastic beads will be a hit!