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Rattail - 2mm satin cord.

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Repousse - Patterns or decorations achieved with punches or chasing hammers.

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Resin - A solid or semi-solid organic (carbon based) material, either natural or synthetic. In general, non-soluble in water.

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Rhinestone (RHNSTN) - Originally quartz from the gold washings along the Rhine river. Today, generally means colorless potash-and-lead glass that contains quartz in the form of melted lead crystal and is cut like a diamond. Also called strass, diamante.

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Rhodium - An expensive whitish-gray metallic element from the platinum family.

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Ribbon - A thin band of flexible material, usually fabric or thin leather, used for binding and tying. In jewelry-making, ribbon is used as stringing material, embellishment and more.

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Riviere - Necklace of stones, either all the same size or graded from a large central stone.

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Rivoli - A round crystal component which is faceted to a point on both sides.

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Rocaille Bead - A small seed bead, sized at 15/0, manufactured by Miyuki of Japan.

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Rondelle Bead - A flat or disc-shaped bead. Typically round, rondelles are also available in square or triangular shapes.

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Rope Necklace - Long, single-strand continuous necklace, 37 inches or longer.

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Rosary - A particular configuration of beads and components used in the Roman Catholic religious belief. A number of rosary forms have occurred over time, such as the soldiers' rosary or the penal rosary. The word "rosary" has also been adapted as a general term for use when referring to prayer beads in other religions.

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Rosary Pliers - A pair of pliers created by blending Round-Nose Pliers with Side-Cutting Pliers. Round-Nose Pliers create round loops and curves. Side-Cutting Pliers cut wire smoothly.

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Round-Nose Pliers - A pair of pliers with round jaws, used to create curves and loops in a range of diameters in headpins, eyepins and other metal wire.

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