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Contemporary Bead & Wire Jewelry (Lark Jewelry Book)by Nathalie Mornu
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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.
The gorgeous lifestyle store French General has legions of devoted fansand#8212;and its founder, designer and stylist Kaari Meng, has created an exquisite book based on the boutique's beloved aesthetic. Inspired by vintage French beads, these 36 simple but gorgeous jewelry projects go month by month, season by season. With evocative names like Les Grandes Vacances (Vacation by the Seashore), La Rentrand#233;e (Back to School) and La Saint Valentin (Valentine's Day), the 12 sections each feature three pieces of jewelry-including necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.
Showcases the incredible diversity of interesting beads and wire types available.
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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