Ever since the popularity of bead curtains, in the year 1960, the use of these beautiful and captivating curtains have increased manifold. Although it had been popularized in the Asian countries in the 60’s, it was later taken to the western countries. Today it is widely used in many countries all over the world. According to Feng Shui, these curtains emit positive energy and so it is popularly used in most of the homes today. Apart from this unique quality, these curtains possess beauty and elegance.
Significant Use of Bead Curtains
These days, bead curtains are becoming increasingly popular with intricate patterns and designs that suit any type of décor. There are different types of curtains available today than in the earlier days. The growing usage of these curtains can be attributed to many reasons. The uniqueness and beauty of these curtains is one of the most prominent reasons for its widespread usage.
Another notable reason for the widespread usage of these curtains is the availability of different patterns and designs. In the earlier days, these were usually made in a single pattern with shells. But today a variety of materials are used to manufacture the curtains. Different exquisite materials such as glass, acrylic, wood, plastic and bamboo are used.
Today these are available in alluring patterns including floral designs, dancing dolphins, snow flake patterns, rainbow patterns, butterfly patterns, climbing vines and many more. Some of the other distinctive patterns and designs include stars, moon and flowers which glow in the dark. Expensive varieties of curtains are also available in many of the online stores which include semi-precious stones and crystals.
Another popular variety of bead curtain include the bamboo curtain which depicts beautiful paintings. Some of the most beautiful varieties include paintings of birds, animals and famous personalities.
Different Ways to Utilize Bead Curtains
Although it is primarily used to decorate rooms and hallways, these were widely used for many purposes in the ancient days. These were used by kings and queens in palaces to segregate rooms and hallways. Even though it seldom provides privacy, it can create a contemporary style statement which is quite incomparable.
However, these can be used in large rooms to separate living rooms and dining rooms. It is also used in restaurants and hotels to create a warm and inviting ambiance.
Moreover, a variety of materials are used for these curtains including designer ceramics, dried seeds, shimmer screens and many more. Most of these varieties are used to create an aura of opulence and elegance which can seldom be created by using other curtain.
Today there are a huge number of industries manufacturing these in different designs and patterns. Most of these are made available through online dealers and suppliers. These can also be made at home using colorful beads and threads. Nevertheless, these are much more than the inexpensive materials used to segregate rooms. It is functional, fashionable and expensive compared to the curtain available in the olden days.