May 2018 Archives - Nalu Beads Blog

Elma Pluim Macramé book.

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Elma Pluim Macramé

We had an exciting opportunity to be featured in a new book by Elma Pluim which covers tutorials on amazing bohemian macramé pieces. Her tutorials include the creation of bags, telephone covers, belts and Nalu bracelets. Pictured below is the front cover of the book with a gorgeous Nalu Snow bracelet that Elma has created…. Read more »

Festival Headdress Tutorial

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Festival Headdress

Get set for the festival season and make your very own headdress to wear at forthcoming festivals. Make your headdress unique by adding Nalu beads and some funky feathers. Embellish with anything from pompoms, scrap pieces of cord, shells and lace. Check out our guide below on how to make your own headdress for future festivals…. Read more »

Our Favourite Purple Beads – Royal, Magic and Mystery

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Purple Jewellery

The earliest dyes of this mystical colour date as far back as 1900BC. Purple dye was extracted from many thousands of shellfish and the result was only a few grams of purple dye. Due to this colour being difficult to make in large amounts, only royalty would have their clothes in this colour. This is… Read more »