Synopses & Reviews
Making Bead and Wire Jewelry sold more than 67,500 copiesand 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.
Created by today's finest artisans, the remarkable projects in this best-selling volume showcase a diversity of beads and wire types. From Marinda Stewart's glistening pink flower pin to Eni Oken's exotic Bollywood Dreams” earrings, everything's stunning. Plus, they're easy to make because no soldering's required-just basic wire shaping! Fashion spirally post earrings, a rajah bangle that recalls the ankle bracelets from India (but with beads instead of bells), and other showstopping jewels.
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.