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The Bead Jewelry Maker: Stylish Handcrafted Jewelry to Make at Home

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Featuring more than 100 instructive, full-color, close-up, step-by-step photos, this handsome book shows how to make more than 30 beautiful pieces of jewelry, using different-size colored glass beads and seed pearls. Following an opening section that describes basic jewelry-making techniques, the book presents 30 projects that include--
  • A five-row floating beads necklace
  • Pearl and crystal drop earrings
  • A choker with silver spacers
  • A turquoise bracelet
  • Coral effect earrings
  • A beaded flower brooch, and many others

    Each project is presented with a large color photo of the finished piece plus a list of materials, which, in addition to beads, may include nylon line, gold wire in various thicknesses, and jewelry hangers--all items widely available from jewelry suppliers. Detailed instructions are presented in the form of lengthy captions that accompany each how-to photograph. The Bead Jewelry Maker offers a wide range of projects that use an ample choice of materials to create exquisite items owner's will be proud to wear. 110 color photos.

  • Synopsis:

    [back cover]

    Making your very own jewelry is a great way to add to your accessories without spending a fortune. You can craft simple, elegant items or extravagant adornments for a night out, a party, or even a wedding. This book presents 30 projects plus valuable information on the supplies you’ll need to buy and where to buy them. Whether you decide to make a simple pair of earrings or a full set of matching accessories, The Bead Jewelry Maker will get you started, and then show you how to achieve wonderful results.

  • Step-by-step instructions for 30 jewelry-making projects
  • Detailed color photos that show basic techniques
  • A list of required tools and materials for each project

  • Synopsis:

    Featuring more than 100 instructive, full-color, close-up, step-by-step photos, this handsome book shows how to make more than 30 beautiful pieces of jewelry, using different-size colored glass beads and seed pearls. Following an opening section that describes basic jewelry-making techniques, the book presents 30 projects that include'"
  • A five-row floating beads necklace
  • Pearl and crystal drop earrings
  • A choker with silver spacers
  • A turquoise bracelet
  • Coral effect earrings
  • A beaded flower brooch, and many others

    Each project is presented with a large color photo of the finished piece plus a list of materials, which, in addition to beads, may include nylon line, gold wire in various thicknesses, and jewelry hangers'"all items widely available from jewelry suppliers. Detailed instructions are presented in the form of lengthy captions that accompany each how-to photograph. The Bead Jewelry Maker offers a wide range of projects that use an ample choice of materials to create exquisite items owner"s will be proud to wear. 110 color photos.

  • About the Author

    Cheryl Owen trained in fashion design and needlecrafts and is now a freelance craft designer and writer. She has worked on projects for 20th Century Fox, Hallmark Cards, and several other major international companies. She lives and does most of her work in London.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764131929
    Subtitle:
    Stylish Handcrafted Jewelry to Make at Home
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Owen, Cheryl
    Subject:
    Beadwork
    Subject:
    Jewelry
    Subject:
    Jewelry making
    Subject:
    Beads & Beading
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    April 2005
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    128
    Dimensions:
    10.3125 x 6.75 in 14.4 oz

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    Product details 128 pages Barron's Educational Series - English 9780764131929 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by , [back cover]

    Making your very own jewelry is a great way to add to your accessories without spending a fortune. You can craft simple, elegant items or extravagant adornments for a night out, a party, or even a wedding. This book presents 30 projects plus valuable information on the supplies you’ll need to buy and where to buy them. Whether you decide to make a simple pair of earrings or a full set of matching accessories, The Bead Jewelry Maker will get you started, and then show you how to achieve wonderful results.

  • Step-by-step instructions for 30 jewelry-making projects
  • Detailed color photos that show basic techniques
  • A list of required tools and materials for each project

  • "Synopsis" by , Featuring more than 100 instructive, full-color, close-up, step-by-step photos, this handsome book shows how to make more than 30 beautiful pieces of jewelry, using different-size colored glass beads and seed pearls. Following an opening section that describes basic jewelry-making techniques, the book presents 30 projects that include'"
  • A five-row floating beads necklace
  • Pearl and crystal drop earrings
  • A choker with silver spacers
  • A turquoise bracelet
  • Coral effect earrings
  • A beaded flower brooch, and many others

    Each project is presented with a large color photo of the finished piece plus a list of materials, which, in addition to beads, may include nylon line, gold wire in various thicknesses, and jewelry hangers'"all items widely available from jewelry suppliers. Detailed instructions are presented in the form of lengthy captions that accompany each how-to photograph. The Bead Jewelry Maker offers a wide range of projects that use an ample choice of materials to create exquisite items owner"s will be proud to wear. 110 color photos.

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