Bead Enhanced Decorative Pins
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Bead Enhanced Decorative Pins


Bead Enhance transforms ordinary beads into extraordinary beads. It’s the easy way to embellish beads made from glass, plastic, wood, ceramic or metal. Add Austrian crystals, metal charms, seed beads, bugle beads, glitter, gems & more to make your beads unique for necklaces, bracelets, bangles, and anklets. Bead Enhance is permanent, water-based, & non-toxic and requires only a small amount to bond items. Dries clear. Designed by Susan Jones
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Beacon Adhesive Bead Enhance™
  • Beads of choice
  • Embellishments of choice (such as crystals, metal charms, seed beads, bugle beads, glitter, gems)
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

All surfaces should be clean, dry and free from dirt and dust to assure proper adhesion.


Step: 2

Always make sure that glue is compatible with chosen embellishment.


Step: 3

Apply a dot of glue to the back of the embellishment and gently position on surface. To avoid oozing, don’t exert too much pressure.


Step: 4

When working with glitter, spread a thin layer of glue, sprinkle glitter over wet surface, let dry and then shake off excess glitter.


Step: 5

Let dry for 24 hours before wearing.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

Clean beads with mild soap & water. Dry with paper towels, removing all soap.

Put beeswax on toothpick tip to pick up small items. Use tweezers for uniquely shaped items.

Use toothpick to apply glue to small items; clean excess glue with a cotton swab.

Clean up wet glue with water. Remove dried glue with acetone.

Protect all work surfaces. Do not use varnished surfaces as a work area as glue or tools may damage finish.