For example, they may crochet with very thin metal wire and then add beads to create necklaces and bracelets. As metal prices increment, creating jewelry by replacing metal chains with crocheted chords is quite common.
Using threads, fine yarns or felted wool to create jewelry instead of metal wire and findings, can be beneficial to those who have sensitivity towards metals. The lighter weight of jewelry prepared with threads, fine yarns or felted wool also allows the elderly to continue enjoying the use of attractive jewelry even when they can no longer carry the heavier metal pieces. Mothers of young children can enjoy using attractive jewelry pieces without the worry that their children will swallow small pieces of metal or glass.