Illusion Necklace

Illusion Necklace

A type of necklace where the beads appear to be floating in air. The beads are secured at intervals along either monofilament or beading wire with crimp beads. See our floating illusion bracelet tutorial for instructions.

Iridescent

Iridescent

Iridescence is the property of appearing to change color depending on the angle an object is viewed. Examples of iridescent materials used in jewelry making are opal, labradorite, dichroic glass, and shells such as abalone and mother of pearl.

Ivory

Ivory

A hard, smooth, white material from the tusks of elephants and sea mammals, used for beads and carved into statues. Harvesting ivory is illegal due to the near extinction of these animals. Synthetic ivory is made from celluloid, casein, and plastic.

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