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The Beauty Of An Endless Art
If you are like most people, you have never seen or heard of a French beaded flower. Don't worry, through this website you can gain a working knowledge of this beautiful and timeless art. "French Beaded" Indicates the technique used.

The components are made by wrapping beaded wire around a central row of beads. Although any type of bead can be used, the majority of flowers are constructed using 11/0 or 10/0 seed (rocaille) beads.

Every month has a Birth flower to go with it do you know what yours is??? Let me design one ESPECIALLY for you.........

Beaded Flower Gallery

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Beaded Flower "Lily of The Valley" Birth month is May


Beaded Flowers - Everlasting Peacock Feathers

Description of the flower

Beaded Flower Trumpet Vine complete with Beaded Humming Bird


Beaded Flower - Mini Rose Garden


Beaded Flower - Tropical Island complete with Mini Palm Trees


Beaded Flower - Lilies can be designed in many colors


Beaded Flower - Desert Cactus careful the thorns really are picky!


Beaded Flower - Mother-in-Law plant also called The Snake Plant


Beaded Flower - Ghost Orchid dedicated to the ever elusive Ghost Orchid in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples



History Of
The French Beaded Flower

According to references of beaded decorations, it is estimated that the art was practiced across Europe and England as early as the 1500's. In an effort to support themselves, French and Italian peasants used to collect defective or discarded beads. The beads were then strung on wire and shaped in to flowers designs. The finished flowers were used in bouquets, alter displays and memorial wreaths.

Because of the work and skill involved in creating these beautiful "works of art", beaded flowers have always been collectible and timeless treasures. Many antique flowers can be found in museums, as well as many private collections, all over the world.

According to the French Beading Artists Guild, of Idaho Falls, a few notable people who owned and treasured examples of this fine art were Marie Antoinette, Madam Pompadour, Napoleon's Josephine, Princess Grace, Princess Caroline, Patricia Nixon and William Randolph Hearst.

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