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The craft of stringing beads to one another by the use of a needle and thread or soft, flexible wire.

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Arts & crafts; Beadwork

Manufactured components used to create jewelry. Generally, findings provide the structure for the jewelry design; the ornamentation is provided by both the design of the finding as well as the gems, ...


Arts & crafts; Beadwork

Enamel with surface decorations set in hollows formed by strips of wire welded to a metal plate.

baroque pearl

Arts & crafts; Beadwork

An irregularly-shaped pearl.


Arts & crafts; Beadwork

A continuous distribution of colored light produced when a beam of white light is dispersed into its components, e.g. by a prism.

precious stones

Arts & crafts; Beadwork

These are expensive gems such as diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires.

ice pick bail

Arts & crafts; Beadwork

Similar to a prong bail, it will create a loop to attach a chain to when the prongs are closed into a cross-drilled pendant.

chain tab

Arts & crafts; Beadwork

Metal tab stamped with metal content designation.

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