Item Number: H20-3490BK
A piece of unique, handmade jewelry is always more special than something store-bought--so why not learn how to make your own? This beautifully illustrated book shows you how to work with beads to make your own bespoke bracelets, necklaces, brooches and more. Begin with Simple Jewelry Designs and projects you can make in less than an hour. Next, create Fabulous Focals from mixed media like polymer clay, resin and pewter. In the Multi-Strand chapter, choose from bracelets, earrings and necklaces, all with multiple chains and cordings. In Bead Weaving, learn the ancient Japanese peyote stitch, which is easy and versatile. Get handy with Wire Wrapping, then try out some fabulous Knotted Designs. The Techniques chapter gives all the essentials, from specific stitches to using jumprings and crimp beads, plus embellishments such as tassels. Clear, step-by-step instructions make this book suitable for beginners as well as more experienced jewelry-makers. Each piece can be made quickly and easily, so you'll have your own collection in no time.
Softcover, full color, 176 pages
Book size: 11x8-1/2 inches
Level: Beginner to intermediate
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the author: Linda Peterson is a professional and award-winning arts and crafts designer, and is also a teacher and TV personality. She creates unique jewelry designs using wire and beads. She has written several books, including How To Make Polymer Clay Beads and Arranging Silk Flowers. Linda's designs have appeared in numerous magazines and advertising campaigns. She lives in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri with her husband and four children.