WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEADING?

WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEADING?

beadingOh, the joy of creating something that springs from your imagination! The immense sense of pride and self-confidence you feel when you have created a piece of wearable art from an assortment of beads and findings is immeasurable. Beading is a therapeutic art form that begins with one beautiful bead and its unique qualities. Merely creating something and expressing your individuality can lift you to a more euphoric state of mind, and through creativity, can promote healing and inner peace. By participating in this restorative art form, your blood pressure is lowered; your energy levels are increased; illness causing stress is lowered; improvements are achieved in cognitive and fine motor skills, as well as visual perception; gain positive coping strategies; helps patients discover a sense of self while coping with life-threatening illness and gain meaning in the illness; aligns with a deeper sense of spirituality. With a deeper self-awareness, you’ll feel so much happier at the end of the day.

Gifting a creation gives you an abundance of joy when the recipient appreciates the time and the bit of you in the gift. They’ll wear it with a remembrance of you and the knowledge that the one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry they’re wearing will not appear on anyone else. There will always be a bit of sweet sentimentality attached to that piece of jewelry unlike anything else you wear.

To begin beading, you will need supplies. Here’s a list of what you will need:

  • Wire cutters
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Flat-nose pliers
  • Crimping tool (crimp pliers)
  • Crimp beads
  • Bead organizer with a variety of glass and metal beads
  • Beading cord or thread
  • Memory wire
  • Big-eye beading needle
  • Assorted earwires
  • Assorted clasps
  • Assorted headpins and eyepins
  • Ruler or tape measure
  • Strong adhesive, like E-6000

The AKS Gem Show’s New Orleans Winter Jewelry and Bead Show will be held at the Pontchartrain Center, located at 4545 Williams Boulevard in Kenner, Louisiana, on January 19 – 21, 2018. The hours on Friday and Saturday are 10am to 6pm, and on Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Wholesale buyers must pre-register.

There’s no need for the general public to pre-register, and the fee is $5 cash for admittance for the entire weekend.

For inquiries, please call (504) 265-8830 or email us at info@aksshow.com.

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