Fun Facts From the Beader’s Loft

The Beader’s Loft is a great place to go if you’re looking for a little extra help in your beading projects. As a subsection of the Learning Center, the Beader’s Loft features historical information, free screensavers and wallpapers for your computer, and instructional tutorials from our featured professional beaders. Impress your friends with these fun trivial facts about jewelry and maybe learn something you didn’t know about your favorite components!
Did you know….

Pearls were believed by ancient Greeks to promote marital bliss and have been worn by brides ever since.

Sapphires come in almost every color except for red, because a red sapphire is actually a ruby.

Amber is actually fossilized tree sap that is at least 30 million years old. It is called copal when it’s less than 30 million years old.

Agate was used in Egyptian rings and cameos over 3,000 years ago.

Eggs can tarnish This silver very quickly.

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