A bead is a small decorative piece that is used for Creating Waist Chain, Bracelets,Anklet,Bag and Wallet. They can be found in a multitude of sizes (1mm- 1cm) and have adorned the human body for thousands of years as jewelry.
Most modern beads are mass-produced, which allows for great variety in the shapes and sizes of the beads. Desired texture or color can be ascertained through dyes and molds. Polishing is done through the means of chemical and/or fire treatment to ensure the highest quality product.
They are made of a variety of natural and synthetic materials. Most of which are polished and pierced to allow them to be threaded. Natural materials are often animal/planet-based or naturally occurring mineral rock. Whereas synthetic materials often are made of ceramics or plastics.
|Natural Material||Synthetic Materials|
|Horn||Alloys (i.e bronze and brass)|
|Stone (gemstones & metals)||/|