Have you been traveling? If yes, your family and friends will expect you to bring them mementos and sometimes these can be costly. Therefore, the best thing for you to do is to buy them stone beads. This where nature meets creativity and stone beads for jewelry will make a great deal for you and the resulting jewelry will be very affordable. Since they are very impressive, you can leave the recipients to place price tags on the jewelry. For a long time now, stone beads have been used for ornaments and once they are polished to perfection, no one can tell the difference. You can see many images posted online before you buy.