With thousands of years past, sequin-bead instruments used within
traditional ornamentation techniques represent the art of a technique which has
come up to today by developing and carries different properties in structure and
application. Sequin and bead are extensively used for decorating in many areas such
as clothing, clothing accessories, shoes, bags, furnishing, giftware and house ware.
In clothing and textile sector, the sequin embroidering is also made by stonework or
stone transfer machines as well as embroideries made by hand workmanship. The
aim of the research is to present the application samples in the process of embroidery
history of the sequin-bead and bright stones holding an important place among
ornamentation instruments from past to this day, to give information about their
types, to identify their areas of use, to determine its embroidery techniques in hand or
machine and its operation steps. Moreover, this study was planned and carried out in
order to make a determination about the use of the sequin-bead in today’s textile and
ready-wear industry and its application techniques. In the research, the descriptive
method based on collecting, solving and interpreting data was used.