I was browsing through my bead store and realized I am very understocked when it comes to Nugget shaped beads. I am a bit bored with nugget beads, which is why I probably haven’t been making any lately. However, I do like that mish mash shape.
When I was gardening I came across a few stray lava landscaping rocks and I got to studying their texture. Sure enough, I brought one or two back inside with me and got a small bit of clay. I was stunned at the intricate nature of the texture this left behind. Thus, I began making some nugget beads. Here’s the process …
NOW … to add the beads’ end caps….
And here is the whole batch: