Making paper beads is a great "green" alternative to buying beads at the craft store and creates colorful, one-of-a-kind accessories. Learn how to make paper beads and recycled paper jewelry with How to Make Paper Beads: 10 Tutorials.
DIY Book Pages Made into Beads. Lots of tutorials about winding paper beads and sealing them all over. I posted a really good tutorial on getting specific paper bead shapes and sealing them with varnish here. Photograph above from Helen Lonsdale.