Limitless imagination in troll beads

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Troll beads are an entire world in a piece of jewelery.
They are sun & shadow, fire & water, Yin & Yang, black & white; each other’s opposites and symbiosis. They are a tribute to the world’s diversity. No two of the 400 different Troll beads are alike, that is what makes them so unique. What they do have in common, though, is that they all can be strung on a chain of gold or silver, that every single one is an original and that they consist of the highest quality materials available – but here is where the similarity ends. Continue reading

Creating Troll beads

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‘Ancient technique in a brand new package’ is a way of describing the latest production methods employed at ‘Lise Aagaard Copenhagen’.

The road from idea to finished product can be paved with many difficulties, but the technique is the constant that makes otherwise unthinkable combinations of design, material and detail in the Trollbeads possible.

The Trollbeads are handmade in nature’s own materials – silver, gold, pearls, jewels and glass. Some of the designs are instruments.

When the original model is in place, a ‘master’ is cast. This is the basis for all the future Trollbeads of this model that will eventually end up on the customer’s arm. For this process an exceptional technique is used – the so-called ‘cire perdu’ or ‘lost

wax’ method. With this you can make copies from wax to precious metals so precise that even the smallest crack is reproduced.

This technique is 3,000 years old and has been used by Indian goldsmiths travelling from town to town with their crucible, by Chinese smiths casting tea-pots and by our own smiths casting the famous lures. This was quite a feat in those days when you consider the difficulty and importance of keeping a steady temperature in order to get a good result. A problem that has been overcome by today’s smiths – well, almost!

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Beaded necklace-Irish eye

beaded necklace IRISH EYE

MATERIALS    :

2 x Greek Springs with Hook , Memory Wire , 1 x Parrot Clasp , 1 x Coil of Necklace , 1 x Extension Chain  , 5 x 50mm Headpins   , 12 x 50mm Eye pins  , 2 x 30 to 40cm lengths of  round leather    , 16 x 6mm Round Beads , 33 x Size 8 Silver Lined Seed , 4 x Greek Metal Spacer Beads , Filler Beads .

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Making a beaded tree on your own

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This post is for those who areinterested in creating unique beaded trees on their own.
So if you deside to create such a beaded tree, you will need the following materials: Beads of green color (some shades we will preliminary mix), wire, Floristic tape of brown color,  Scotch tape,  glue,  colored stones,  slides (or any other decorative elements).
Lets begin to create our own unique  beaded tree! The work is very long but the result will be amazing.

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Collecting Troll Beads.

Troll Beads are some of the most popular forms of telling your own personal story and expressing your fashion statement using troll bead jewelry. Jewelry can tell you a personal stories of those who wore them since the time of the ancients. From the simplest form of bracelets,necklaces, rings, earrings and more to the high fashions in jewelry today.

Troll beads are some of the most popular forms of jewelry types that are used to express your own story.  One of the most useful things about troll beads is that they are customizable for any season.

Troll beads were established within the last twenty-five years. These beads take their inspiration from various sources from plants,flowers, animals, mythology to precious metals and gemstone crystals and other unique materials. The colours of these originally designed and fashioned decorative jewelry beads are more vast than the colours of the rainbow.

Whether you are celebrating  birthdays, anniversaries, friendship tokens or any other reason, troll beads are the right choise to express own story.

These beads are truly sculptured, functional art and are recognized as such while being exhibited at various locations. They are genuine collectors items in limited series yet growing and fluctuating as their value increases.

Collecting troll beads is very exciting hobby. Not that long ago, there were smiley face troll beads left in particular places by the anonymous giver to whomever found the smiley face bead. Truly these beads are fun to give and to receive, regardless of their subject matter. From fiery dragons to guardian angels of silver, gold and all sorts of magnificent gemstone crystals and glass. Fantasy motifs rule the wonderful world of toll beads. They make wonderful gifts for anyone on your gift giving list. Whether the beaded story includes anything from basic geometric shapes to dancing ballerinas, elves and fairy folk, kings, queens, princesses and even troll trees. Create your own personal story using the unique and collectible beads today or make a gift to someone else. This is the spirit of troll beads to share the fantasy.

Troll Beads are truly a jewelry type phenomenon that has been and is ever growing it seems. There are various troll bead jewelry designers creating these beads every day. there are special series that include the expressions of various countries. These types of beads along with all the others are ever popular in the world of troll beads lovers and collectors. Interestingly, one of the most essential accessories for troll beads collections is keeping them safe in their own special bead jewelry box.