What are old green glass Japanese beads called?

Answer Old green glass Japanese beads are jade beads. The manufacturing of jade beads in Japan dates back to Early Jomon (14,000 to 4,000 B.C.). They primarily were made in Itoigawa, Niigata. The most val... Read More »

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How to Use Beads When Japanese Braiding (Kumihimo)?

Originally used as religious decoration in Buddhist ceremonies dating as far back as the 6th century, the Japanese later began using the art of kumihimo, or braiding, to make colorful additions to ... Read More »

How Are Glass Beads Made?

Early man began making glass beads as adornments. Although tools used to make glass beads have grown safer and more sophisticated, the techniques used to make glass beads changed little. Visit muse... Read More »

How to Choose Glass Beads?

Glass beads originated with the Ancient Egyptians for the Pharoah and royal court attendants.[1] They have a smooth and beautiful quality that many beadworkers love to work with. Choosing quality g... Read More »

How to Use Glass Beads for Balancing?

Glass beads are used to balance tires. In order for the tire to balance properly, glass beads need to be inserted within the tire's core. The process of inserting the glass beads into the tire may ... Read More »