Designed with the absolute beginner in mind, this book also serves as an excellent refresher course. It offers a practical review of bead jewelry making techniques, with straightforward instructions and clear step-by-step diagrams. Readers are taken back to the very beginning to help them learn about the tools they will need, how to care for them, and the materials they will work with. Three simple practice projects are provided for making a pair of earrings, a simple necklace, and fringing a scarf. A guide to weaving beads on a loom includes two easy-to-follow beadweaving designs plus advice for creating original designs.
Using the handy easy-reference Q&A format, this comprehensive guide for both beginning hobbyists and experienced jewellery makers opens with a detailed section that describes the many different kinds of beads available to craftspersons.
If you're new to beading, this book is especially for you. Clear directions and color photography on the use of findings and beads will give you inspiration galore and the knowledge you need to enter the world of creative beading.
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