Category Archives: Africa

Clear Coating Paper Beads

One of the first necklace and earring sets I made for myself with paper beads had become a little bit sticky. The coating on the outside of the beads had worn off some and had been handled by a few … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek – A New Rwandan Paper Bead Necklace and Earring Set for Fall

Since I’ve not been very good lately about my blog posts, I’m going to try to do shorter ones and hopefully more often for now to see how that goes. Here’s a sneak peek at a new necklace and earring … 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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