Thursday, January 31, 2008

How to Buy Beads on a Tight Budget

When you don't have a lot of money or the economy is in a financial hardship, sometimes it's hard to get extra money to supply the hobbies or activities that we like to do. For jewelry makers, beads are practically a necessity. While some beads may cost more than others, you can find quality beads without spending too much money. If you are on a tight budget, follow some of these steps to purchase the beads that you need for your projects.


Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Things You'll Need

creative imagination
contacts with thrift or antique shops
notebook to plan your spending budget

Look over your current spending budget and decide how much you would like to spend for beads. Do not spend any more than you plan on for your beading hobby. Keep all of your receipts and record all of your purchases in a notebook that will be used just for your hobby or business.

Browse local thrift and antique shops. Look for jewelry pieces with unique beads and the colors that are of interest to you. Find jewelry that will be easy to take apart so that you can use the components.

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