In fashion terms, a fringe is a set of threads, strips, tiny leather that fall from any fabric, jackets, shoes or accessories. The bead is a small decorative piece of holed stone, glass, and wooden piece, plastic, pearl or any little material threaded one by one through its hole and designed stringing together. So fringed beads stand for, fringes that have beads adorned on it by stringing.
When you use beads like this only the beads will be dominating and main attraction will be for the colorful beads. Beads give the fringes a more wild and versatile look. You can find many types of bead works such as stringing, which is the very popular technique, off-loom weaving, loom weaving, bead embroidery, bead knitting and bead crochet.
It provides you with a very bohemian look. People, who prefer to go with a little hippie fashion, choose to wear fringed clothes. This style was extremely popular in the 1920s and making a comeback this season.
With beads available in different colors and shapes, these are a pleasure to eyes and breathtaking. The Native Americans love wearing fringed beads and in the fashion industry, it has high demand.
History of beads:
Beads have long history dated back to ancient civilization, evidencing the beads are of durable materials. The ancient era beads are of porcelain, treated animal bones and combs, color stone, etc.
In the contemporary era, we can find beads made of synthetic materials, mostly made of pottery, glass, ceramic products, and various metals such as bronze, copper, aluminum, steel and even precious metals. In addition, artificially colored plastic beads are also available for beading works.
In the fashion industry, beaded fringe clothes have good demand especially from people who want to have a sophisticated, elegant and quirky look.