Crafters - Grow Your Own Beads!
People have found ways to adorn themselves using natural resources such as bone, tusks, teeth, sea shells, gemstones, seeds and pigment dyes of the earth.
Many of these natural resources need to be "finished" by cutting, polishing, piercing, or carving - but not Job's Tears (Coix Lacryma-Jobi) - a natural and almost perfect bead from a tall roadside wild grass that American Indians called the "corn bead plant." Read more at http://www.infobarrel.com/Crafters_-_Grow_Your_Own_Beads.
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