Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cleaning and Caring for Your Jewelry and Beaded Items

I wanted to take time to share some information regarding cleaning and caring for your jewelry and beaded items in general. I’ll just use the term jewelry here, but it would apply to other beaded items such as bookmarks, rosaries, … Continue reading

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Rwandan Paper Beads

September 2011 – While in Rwanda (a small country located in east central Africa), I was able to spend time with some women who hand-roll beads made from long triangular strips of recycled paper. Some beads are dyed or painted … Continue reading

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