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Beading with Crystals: Beautiful Jewelry, Simple Techniquesby Katherine Aimone
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Bicones, buttons, drops, rhinestones. Glittering and colorful, these and other multi-faceted glass crystal beads have become the jewelry makers material of choice. Theyre the star of the show in this sparkling entry in the Beading with series, which features a fabulous combination of both simple and more complex projects. Crafters start their creative journey by learning basic techniques, including stringing and simple wirework (looping, wrapping, coiling). Then theyre ready to start making pieces that range from a necklace of matte metal beads and shimmering crystals to a captivating pair of chandelier earrings. Sophisticated jewelry findings accent the finished pieces, and detailed illustrations make the process easy and successful for beginners.A Selection of the Crafter's Choice Book Club.
Snap up thisand#160;special reprint of a popular bestseller, nowand#160;repackaged with a new cover and a lower price! Glittering and colorful bicones, buttons, drops, and rhinestones are the stars of the show in thisand#160;exceptional entry inand#160;Lark Jewelry and Beading'sand#160;Beading with series. Beginand#160;your creative journey byand#160;learningand#160;fromand#160;an extensive section onand#160;basic techniques that includesand#160;stringing, knotting, off-loom beading, edgings, brick stitch, herringbone stitch, ladder stitch, netting, peyote stitch, square stitch, right angle weave, and wirework.
About the Author
Katherine Duncan Aimone has a background in studio art and art history. During her career as a museum curator and director, she wrote numerous exhibitions catalogues and organized national exhibitions dealing with fine craft and art such as "The Chair Show" and "The Beaded Object" (Folk Art Center; Asheville, NC). She currently works as a freelance writer.
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