Synopses & Reviews
"Provides excellent and relatively easy-to-construct projects by bead artists for setting off these interesting beads with gold and silver findings and found objects such as charms." Library Journal
"A book that stone enthusiasts will love! There are so many features that make this a useful book, starting with the bead directory that teaches you about the characteristics and best companions for each stone." Beading-Arts.com
Learn to string beautiful jewelry using glass beads, pearls, and semiprecious stones with this all-in-one bead directory and design guide. Featuring more than 75 projects from a selection of international designers, this resource teaches crafters foolproof rules for successful designs including bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and brooches. Beginning with simple stringing examples that are cross-referenced to the relevant technique, each project includes beautiful photography, step-by-step instructions, a shopping list of all the main components, and a unique easy-to-follow stringing diagram, making this an ideal companion for the beginning designer, more seasoned beaders in need of a refresher, and veteran crafters.
About the Author
Kim Gover is a jewelry maker who runs her own lampworking studio.