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Contemporary Bead & Wire Jewelry (Lark Jewelry Book)by Nathalie Mornu
Synopses & Reviews
Making Bead and Wire Jewelry sold more than 67,500 copies—and because one great success deserves another, heres a second chic collection featuring the very best in contemporary design.
Created by todays finest artisans, these pieces all showcase the incredible diversity of interesting beads and wire types available today. The photographs alone will have beaders and jewelry makers sighing with delight: from Marinda Stewarts glistening coppery pink flower pin to Eni Okens exotic Bollywood Dreams” earrings, everythings simply stunning. Plus, theyre all easy to make, because no solderings required, just basic wire shaping! Fashion pearly, spiraly post earrings; the gleaming amber trapped in honey” pendant; a rajah bangle that recalls the jingling ankle bracelets from India (but with beads instead of bells), and other beautiful jewels.
A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.
In her stunning follow up to Necklaceology, Candie Cooper creates 50 beautiful beaded earring projects that are fun for both beginners and seasoned beaders. Stylish and feminine, they work for the office, a night on the town, or a casual weekend. In addition to beads and wire, these lovely pieces of jewelry include leather, clay, charms, found objects, and other fun materials. Cooper's accessible instructions on tools and techniques, plus plenty of detailed photos, guide you every step of the way.
Dallas Lovett's elegant-yet-graceful project designs capture the look crafters want nowand#8212;sophisticated and stunning. He presents 25 of his most unique designs, all luxurious, with layered twists, and showcasing the creative potential of silver wire and beads. A basics section covers every technique in the book, and step-by-step photos provide the guidance crafters need to create these magnificent pieces, from the undulating, geometrical Cleopatra necklace to the shimmering Crown Jewels Pendant.
About the Author
Suzanne J.E. Tourtillott writes and edits jewelry, ceramics, and general-craft books for Lark Books. She holds an advanced fine-art degree in photography from Indiana University, and wishes she had the time to make art herself.
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