Synopses & Reviews
Tokyo jewelry artist Emi Takamatsu specializes in making hip wearable jewelry and accessories. Her two shops are filled with colorful beads and are a destination place for many young artists. LOVE AND BEADS is her first book to be published in English and is a stunning a collection of her original designs featuring Swarovski crystal beads-well-known for their clean lines, elegance, and quality.
The step-by-step instructions, photographs, and basic information about beads and tools will help a beginner to master dozens of fun jewelry designs. Designs include rings, necklaces, and earrings as well as seasonal accessories-a snowflake-motif choker and earrings for winter, a necklace of brightly colored Venetian glass that looks cool on a hot summer day, and a vibrant pink heart pendant, to name a few.
With step-by-step instructions and photos, and basic information about beads and tools, even a beginner will be able to master the dozens of stunning jewelry designs depicted in this how-to book.
About the Author
started to make bead accessories as a hobby. She now owns her own beading store in Tokyo where she teaches classes and is the author of several bead work books in Japanese.