A bead can be used as an ornament on clothing, or to make several other items. It is a small, decorative object that is pierced for threading or stringing, and several beads can be threaded together on a string to form a necklace. It is a common form of jewelry among women, and can be crafted in different ways to suit their personalities. And if you think beads are for only making jewelry then you are in for a big surprise.