What is the difference between a seed bead and a Rocaille?
In crafting circles, rocaille is sometimes used as another term for seed bead — any small, uniformly shaped bead. Some retailers and manufacturers reserve the term for a more specific type of seed bead with a square, silver-lined hole.
What are the purpose of using beads?
A bead is a small decorative piece that is used for creating necklaces, bracelets and an assortment of decorative gowns/ attire. They can be found in a multitude of sizes (1mm- 1cm) and have adorned the human body for thousands of years as jewelry – the oldest dating back 100,000 years.
What are tri cut beads?
Description: 3-Cut Beads (also called three-cuts) are similar to Charlottes and True Cut Seed Beads, they are cut in a way that gives the beads facets, and therefore create more sparkle in your projects.
What do beads symbolize?
Beads, whether sewn on apparel or worn on strings, have symbolic meanings that are far removed from the simplistic empiricism of the Western anthropologist. They, or pendants, may for instance be protective, warding off evil spirits or spells, or they can be good luck charms.