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Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry: Everything the Beginner Needs to Know

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Every beader knows the seductive pleasures of the bead shop. And once you've got your purchases home: what then?

-How do you put it all together to create a beautiful piece?

-What shapes fit?

-Will crystal work well with wood?
-Malachite with metallic?

-Can you set luster against luster, or will luster against matte work better?

-How many spacers between state beads?
-Should your design be symmetrical?
-And what about the rhythm of the piece?
-Will it sit still or shift and sway?
-Do you want glam or boho?
-Drama or harmony?
-Big clasp or small clasp?
 
Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry answers all of these questions, and many others that bead jewelry designers are likely to encounter. It is the must-have guide to the key design principles for beautiful beaded jewelry. And what's more, the book lets you test all this out with 20 wonderful patterns and projects.
 

About the Author

RENATA GRAHAM is a qualified teacher and a professional jewelry maker specializing in bead jewelry. She has taught both in the U.K. and abroad for over 20 years. She also runs a successful jewelry course business, teaching several hundred beginners and improvers every year how to design and make their own beautiful bead creations. In addition to teaching, Renata also makes and sells over 400 pieces of jewelry a year.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312591373
Author:
Graham, Renata
Publisher:
Griffin
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
General
Subject:
Crafts-Beadwork
Subject:
Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
Subject:
Wirework
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes over 350 color photographs thro
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.05 x 8.49 x 0.47 in

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