Buck's New Bling - Rhythm Beads!

       The Horse Forum > Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests > Horse Artwork

Buck's New Bling - Rhythm Beads!

This is a discussion on Buck's New Bling - Rhythm Beads! within the Horse Artwork forums, part of the Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests category
  • Horse bling rhythm
  • Rhythm beads for horses video

Like Tree2Likes
  • 2 Post By Tarpan

LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-18-2013, 07:18 PM
Buck's New Bling - Rhythm Beads!

I really liked the idea of rhythm beads, but all the sets I've seen online were made with yucky plastic pony beads. Therefore I did what any self-respecting jewelry maker would do - I made my own!

These rhythm beads are made with antique white heart trade beads and glass crow beads strung over a cotton core. I included a few nazar beads to ward off the "evil eye" as a nod to Buck's Arabian ancestry. Since glass beads last pretty much forever I'll probably restring this four or five more times until I'm happy with it. I'd like to replace the large bell in the middle with a large nazar, get some slightly more exotic looking bells and eventually string it over polyester twine.

I toyed with the idea of making these for sale, but the material cost alone was higher then some of the cheap plastic sets I've seen listed on Etsy.

HorseCrazyTeen and faiza425 like this.
Sponsored Links
    03-18-2013, 07:42 PM
They're beautiful! I'm collecting various beads and bells now to make a set for my mare. You know, for when we play dress up!
    03-23-2013, 12:55 AM
Very pretty ;)

Though I am clueless as to what rhythm beads are - just to 'bling' your horse, or do they supposedly affect the horse in some way??
    03-23-2013, 01:12 AM
Originally Posted by Kayty    
Very pretty ;)

Though I am clueless as to what rhythm beads are - just to 'bling' your horse, or do they supposedly affect the horse in some way??
My understanding is that they're more of an aid for the rider. The bells on the rhythm beads "jingle" with every stride the horse takes, and apparently this helps some people get in sync with the horse.
    03-23-2013, 10:47 PM
I've read a lot of reasons for their use, most of which sound like horse manure to me. I made these because they're pretty and the jingling sound does come in handy for night rides.
    03-24-2013, 02:40 PM
Very nice! I've thought about making some, too since I also hate those plastic pony beads. Thanks for posting - I like how your's came out!

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Add Some Rhythm and BLING to your ride! Equestrian Rhythm Beads! BurningAmber520 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 7 11-26-2011 11:26 AM
Rhythm Beads? Can you tell me about them? HollyLolly Horse Talk 6 07-15-2011 04:29 PM
Rhythm beads..... Kiki Horse Artwork 15 09-24-2010 10:46 PM
Rhythm Beads? HeroMyOttb Horse Tack and Equipment 4 03-09-2010 12:27 AM
.......rhythm beads....? mell Horse Training 7 02-11-2008 07:18 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:28 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0