Beading In No Time: 50 Step-By-Step Designs For Beautiful Bead Jewelry
Publish Date: 2010-03-31
Author: Linda Peterson
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A piece of unique, handmade jewelry is always more special than something storebought--so why not learn how to make your own? This beautifully illustrated book shows you how to work with beads to make your own bespoke bracelets, necklaces, brooches, and more. Begin with Simple Jewelry Designs and projects you can make in less than an hour. Next, create Fabulous Focals from mixed media like plymer clay, resin, and pewter. In the Multi-Strand chapter, choose from bracelets, earings, and necklaces, all with multiple chains and cordings. In Bead Weaving, learn the ancient Japanese Peyote stitch, which is easy and versatile. get handy with Wire Wrapping, then try out some fabulous Knotted Designs. The Techniques chapter gives all the essentials, from specific stitches to using jump rings and crimp beads, plus embellishments such as tassels. Clear, step-by-step instructions make this book suitable for beginners as well as more experienced jewelry-makers. Each piece can be made quickly and easily, so you'll have your own collection in no time.