Make These Art Beads For Extreme Halloween Bracelet Jewelry

Combine Wooden Beads With Crystal Beads To Handcraft Extreme Halloween Bracelet Jewlery

wooden beads, crystal beads, a little pyrography and a touch of acrylic paint can turn a bracelet in to Extreme jewelry Halloween
wooden beads, crystal beads, a little pyrography and a touch of acrylic paint can turn a bracelet in to Extreme jewelry Halloween

Find The Beads That Strike A Creative Nerve To Make Art Beads

Wooden beads can be purchased in most jewelry supply sections of your local craft store. The variety is seemingly endless.
Wooden beads can be purchased in most jewelry supply sections of your local craft store. The variety is seemingly endless.
Crystal beads will make the finished Halloween bracelet mysterious and magical. The light catching beads will augment that extreme Halloween affect.
Crystal beads will make the finished Halloween bracelet mysterious and magical. The light catching beads will augment that extreme Halloween affect.

Make Your Own Art Beads

It will not be long until Halloween rolls around. This is a great time to get busy in your crafting zone and make creative art beads for some extreme Halloween bracelet jewelry. Go to your favorite jewelry supply house and pick out  wooden and crystal beads to make a handcrafted bracelet that will be sure to get plenty of attention when you hit all the up coming Halloween parties.

The best thing about it is your bracelet jewelry will be unique. No one else will be wearing it. The wooden beads are fun to make and the crystal beads you purchase from your favorite jewelry supply house will add dazzle and charm to your extreme Halloween crafting. The following information shares ideas on how to get the most out of those wooden beads and make a howling entrance to your next Halloween party.

Suggested Craft and Jewelry Supplies and Tools Needed For This Project

Start with wooden beads that can be painted with acrylic paints. Wooden beads come in many sizes, shapes, and colors so browse that favorite jewelry supply place and find the ones that will serve the general purpose intended. This project is open to interpretations by the artist. The general direction should help to produce very unique art beads to finish in to a jewelry bracelet.

Let that imagination roam as you browse Online or shop the local craft store for the beads that strike a nerve. Make sure to look in the crystal bead section as well. The crystal beads will add color and mystery to the finished bracelet. Crystal beads catch light and that nice affect will pay off when you are ready to put the beads together.

Decorating The Wooden Beads

Use a wood burning pen to add a little depth to the beads with the pyrographic application. This is not a must but it looks pretty cool. It also gives the beads some texture. Acrylic paint and some fine, detail paint brushes are used to decorate the art beads with color. The beads do not have to be decorated with the pyrographic application. Paint will do for those who are not pyrographic maniacs. Whatever is decided try making a few sketches before getting started. It helps to have extra beads to do a little experimenting. Have fun as the work progresses. Keep in mind the subject is extreme Halloween.

Mind Set That Creative Designer To Extreme Halloween

Think simple designs as the art beads are small and the painting is rather taxing. Think extreme Halloween while working.
Think simple designs as the art beads are small and the painting is rather taxing. Think extreme Halloween while working.
The art beads can be decorated for a specific adornment to enhance a special Halloween costume. Bracelet jewelry adds a finishing touch.
The art beads can be decorated for a specific adornment to enhance a special Halloween costume. Bracelet jewelry adds a finishing touch.
Be the star at that next Halloween party when the art beads on that new bracelet are a one of a kind novelty.
Be the star at that next Halloween party when the art beads on that new bracelet are a one of a kind novelty.

Art Beads That Steal The Spotlight

The bracelets made from these handcrafted beads are sure to be the novelty many will admire. This in mind let your imagination run as you work. It might be that there is a special costume the art beads will be made to enhance. Use paint colors that will enhance what will be worn. Make sure to think extreme Halloween and don't be afraid to go all out with the colors. color is what catches attention. It helps to stick to a color scheme but it also helps to blast those art beads right out in to the open with colors that are shockingly creepy. It is a Halloween adventure so think spooky and spoiled in a rotten Halloween sort of way.

Student Helping Out Adds Youthful Ideas

The beads pictured here were crafted by Jill Gautreaux, a high school student who works at Adrift Art Studio. They are 16mm oval beads with a natural finish. These were chosen to best demonstrate ideas and suggestions for this hub. Jill turned out an assortment of designs to help offer ideas for this extreme Halloween bracelet jewelry. She used some bright colors when painting the pyrographic applications. Simple lines were drawn with the wood burning pen to suggest various Halloween themes. The bright colors were then splashed in to add to the fun.

Mixing It Up With Art Bead Design

This is just a small sampling of what might be accomplished with this art bead project. Mixing up different sizes of beads and colors are what will make the project a success. Shop Online if the right beads are not available in the local craft store. There are several stores that specialize in jewelry making supplies. Shop early for the best selection of colors and sizes.

From Art Beads To Jewelry Bracelet

The bracelets pictured here are samples of what can be done with the art beads after they are decorated. The four bracelets are all made with the bauble bead designed from the exact same,unfinished 16mm wooden bead. The added decorating on each art bead makes a one of a kind product that follows the extreme Halloween theme.

The witch is all decked out with green hemp for the base cord. Her painted colors were matched with black glass seed beads across the knotted cords. The finished bauble was enhanced with emerald green, crystal beads to add that creepy mystery often felt about witches. She is a shining example of how various applications can be done on the same kind of natural wooden bead.

The second picture of a ghoul with empty, orange eyes was attached to a metal bar and then added to a simple silver toned chain. It features a barrel clasp and is simple yet striking in that simplicity. A couple of smaller beads,one white wooden bead and one smaller glass bead were added top and bottom lending a little style to the assemblage.

This extreme Halloween pumpkin face was also strung on hemp to create a bracelet jewelry that rocks with Halloween color. Red hemp cord, black glass seed beads and larger, yellow wooden beads make this one of a kind bracelet a sure to fire the fun with those glowing eyes. A few missing teeth add creep to this extreme Halloween bracelet design.

The bangle styled bracelet at the bottom will suck you in with those red crystal beads offering up a sparkling surprise as you take a closer look and creep at the tiny shrunken heads strung along side. This basic crystal beauty is a curious work. Made from memory wire and blood red crystal beads that are enhanced with tiny copper colored seed beads this one is finished with a skull head bauble and a gold toned, lobster claw clasp. looks sweet until you take a closer look, yikes!

Your Friends Will Want Some Extreme Halloween Art Beads Too

Yes, it will take some time, and this is why I urge you to get started now. Halloween parties will be coming up fast and you will want to show off your bracelet jewelry for everyone. So hurry off to your favorite jewelry supply place or shop right here on this page. You can find good bargains Online. Buy while there is plenty of jewelry supplies available in the colors you want. Combine the wooden art beads with the crystal beads and you can't go wrong. If you need help or have any questions feel free to contact C.S. Alexis at the contact site above, or leave a comment below. I love talking crafts, jewelry, and one of a kind handcrafting. Happy Creativity to all.

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C.S.Alexis 5 years ago from NW Indiana Author

Thanks Sally!


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SallyTX 5 years ago from Only In Texas!

So cute and clever! What a good idea! Voted up and awesome! ;D


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Peggy Hazelwood 7 years ago from Phoenix, AZ

Very cute! So creative.


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C.S.Alexis 7 years ago from NW Indiana Author

frogyfish....I am delighted that you enjoyed this hub. Good news for me today....the devil bracelet got it's first bid and should sell by the middle of the week... Thanks for visiting!


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frogyfish 7 years ago from Central United States of America

This is really great - adjustable to all holidays too! Sounds like easy fun. Thanks so much for sharing!


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C.S.Alexis 7 years ago from NW Indiana Author

SweetiePie...I do need to get back to writing and i will let you know about the update in a week or so. Thanks

mayhmong....you can find an ad on most of my woodburning hubs to locate a wood burning pen, thanks for reading here.

montreal florist....nice of you to comment. I will have to take a look at your profile.


montreal florist 7 years ago

It's cute and funny pendent for Halloween.


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mayhmong 7 years ago from North Carolina

How creative and fun that must be! If only I can get my hands on a wood burning pen and pyroapplication. I can do some mad skills with them things.


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SweetiePie 7 years ago from Southern California, USA

I am sure this hub is now getting more traffic since it is near Halloween. Let me know if you would like to update the examiner article again.


PJ_Deneen 7 years ago

These are so much fun. Thanks for inspiring me. I didn't think of using pyro with beads. The technique can be used with so many themes, but Halloween is one of my faves.


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C.S.Alexis 7 years ago from NW Indiana Author

THANX Sandyspider


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Sandyspider 7 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

Very nice jewelry!


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C.S.Alexis 7 years ago from NW Indiana Author

Thanks SwetiePie, I have been off the writing for a while thought I had best get busy and put something out there.

alekhouse, Thanks for the comment on colorful that get's my attention! When I first saw the witch it made me smile. Jill has a great imagination.

Zsuzsy, Your idea of handing these out for Halloween sure beats the hell out of a bunch of sugar treats, BRAVO.

Hey Tatjana, I think the crystal therapy had something to do with this one. I found a light made of orange colored salt crystal and I sleep next to it with it softly glowing by my bed. Seems to pierce my skull, I am a hard head. I felt this would be a good hub before I put it together. It went down fast too! Glad you stopped in to look.

Nolimits, I have another idea up my sleeve for Christmas! Stay tuned.

Raven King, you get busy on those beads and steady with the tiny work. It can be hard on the fingertips!The large beads fit nice on the end of a pair of round nose pliers that can be held in a vise.......

Thanks to all of you for visiting my newest hub and leaving all the upbeat comments. Your thoughts are always considered with highest regard......C.S.


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Raven King 7 years ago from Cabin Fever

Wow. These are great. I have a bag of wooden beads and now I know what to do with them. Now I need steady hands.


Nolimits Nana 7 years ago

What a great idea - would work for Christmas bracelets too.


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Zsuzsy Bee 7 years ago from Ontario/Canada

What a super idea...C.S. I will have to get together with my granddaughters and we could make a whole slew of bracelets and hand them out to 'trick or treaters' instead of candy.

Once again a great hub

regards Zsuzsy


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Tatjana-Mihaela 7 years ago from Zadar, CROATIA

Wow, this really special! Great!


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alekhouse 7 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

Wow, really nice, colorful presentation. The beads are great...so interesting how they're made. I like the witch the best!


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SweetiePie 7 years ago from Southern California, USA

This is very creative for Halloween. Great job!


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C.S.Alexis 7 years ago from NW Indiana Author

My hand! Interesting that you brought up my palm. Thanks so much for visiting and commenting. Jill helps me out and is quite talented for a 16 year old. She is a joy to work with and a very fast learner plus she will give almost anything a try without complaint. I just love her to pieces. She inspires me.


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RNMSN 7 years ago from Tucson, Az

hello C S Alexis!! cool beads and great art!! Way to go Jill! I, too, am pyro inclined but currently quilting :) so instead of burned my fingertips are pricked/ave/either way they're sore eh? hey, is this yours or Jill's palm? Because whosever it is... that art line?one between index and longest finger? thats a really amazingly faceted art/creativity line...I count ten branches wow thats a lot of diversity for an artist!!! that rocks as my baby girl says

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