Synopses & Reviews
Glass bead jewellery is a fun and accessible way to make personal jewellery and unique gifts for special occasions. This beautifully designed book is a definitive, one-stop resource for crafters of all levels of ability for making stunning glass bead jewellery. The initial chapters provide readers with a complete guide to setting up an inexpensive studio or workspace, the tools and materials required and the techniques for producing glass beads and for jewellery making. The subsequent chapters contain concise, fully illustrated step-by-step projects. There are 15 unique glass bead designs and 15 striking jewellery pieces to make. The projects are grouped into three chapters, beginners, intermediate and advanced, so that readers can progressively build their skills and confidence.
Glass bead jewelry is hot, and jeweler Nelli Rees has written the definitive, one-stop resource for crafters of all levels. Readers will learn how to make 15 unique pieces, each showcasing a distinctive glass bead that they'll create themselves. This stunningly illustrated hands-on guide-which includes advice on setting up an inexpensive studio-will engage aspiring and accomplished jewelers alike, and provide new skills that are the foundation for future creativity.
About the Author
Nelli Rees was born in Moscow, Russia. She sells her handmade glass beads and sterling silver jewellery from her website (www.beadmonamour.co.uk), Ebay and Etsy.com, plus at a number of fairs. Nelli has always had an interest in jewellery making and for the last two years has devoted her time to glass bead making and jewellery design. She has attended a number of courses on glass bead making, silver smithing and jewellery making. Also available: Glass Bead Workshop 9781600591235