Posted: March 23, 2023
Ideas on How to Make Earth Day Bracelets for Younger Kids
We adults know all about the importance of Earth Day, and for many years, schools have brought attention to this particular day to their students too. But too often, it’s celebrated for just the one day as the name implies, or maybe luckily even one week. Why not have your child, your friend’s child, or your other young relatives pay attention to the care of the earth for a month or longer with the help of a super cute bead and charm bracelet? What a novel idea for anyone selling handmade jewelry on Etsy or Pinterest! This can very easily be done by using the lead-free pewter beads and charms fro
Posted: February 17, 2023
Women’s History Month & St. Patrick’s Day Charm Ideas for the Month of March
Wow, we’re in the second month of the new year and heading fast toward the month of March already! It seems like everyone you meet says, “Boy, time sure flies fast lately!” And as I was watching the super exciting Super Bowl Game recently, I noticed some excellent clever commercials that were calling attention to women in sports and the wonderful progress they continue to make in the world of sports. So in light of the fact that the month of March is celebrating Women’s History, I thought I could give you two different viewpoints of ideas on how to use charms from www.contempbeads.com to celebrate such an important month. Of course, I will talk about St. Patrick’s Day too, but I thought we could start with something a bit unusual first.
Ready for the first unique idea? If you are a history buff, a student or professor of Women’s Studies at a university, or just a person that a
Posted: January 12, 2023
Pretty retainers hanging down from your neck (for reading glasses and sunglasses) that are not just a plain strap, cord, or strip of fabric or leather are very difficult to find. But about 15 years ago I was lucky enough to find such a product when I walked into a teacher-parent supply store, never to be easily found again. The reading glass retainer had been beautifully created using an interesting and unique arrangement of beads. I received many compliments on it at the school I worked at! Nowadays, lead-free beads come in so many different styles and different shapes, such as tube beads!