All About Beads and Indian Bead Jewelry (part 3)

  Tribal beads The tribal beads are mostly made with natural materials like iron, wood, ivory, and even animal bones and teeth. These beads are usually enameled in different hues by using natural colors and then beautified by using various carving styles with sharp animal teeth, metal wires, and knives. Sometimes chunks of metals such as copper, silver, or brass are embellished with semi-precious and precious stones to create the tribal jewels. The strings for these beads are made by using fine strips of leather, animal hair, and other natural threads. Meenakari beads The process of making traditional meenakari bead […]