Bead Jewelry 101

Author: Karen Mitchell,Ann Mitchell
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 9781589234512
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 192
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In the style of Sewing 101, Quilting 101, and Home Décor Sewing 101, this book teaches all the popular craft techniques used to make jewelry. Techniques are learned by doing projects, and the projects are organized beginning with the easier techniques and progressing to more difficult.

Learn to Make Bead Jewelry with 35 Fabulous Projects

Author: Lynn Davy
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627002855
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 112
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A must-have book for every beader, this is a comprehensive guide to designing and creating beautiful beaded jewelry using fundamental beading techniques. Features 35 colorful projects including earrings, necklaces, bracelets, lariats, and some jewelry sets. This book teaches the skills to make perfect jewelry for any occasion incorporating these techniques: stringing, crimping, knotting, basic wirework, and more.

Creative Bead Jewelry

Weaving, Looming, Stringing, Wiring, Making Beads
Author: Carol Taylor
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780806913063
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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Describes basic beading materials and techniques and offers instructions for making wired, woven, and loomed bead jewelry

Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies

Author: Heather Dismore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118497813
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 384
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Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains, and more Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition of Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides the easy-to-understand information that makes it easy. Updated information on getting started and setting up the necessities of a jewelry maker's workshop New innovative ideas for materials such as making beads from scratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cycling found objects for new creations Updated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired, and wrap bracelets Advice on how to gain project ideas through websites like Pinterest without infringing on someone's rights New and updated information on setting up a storefront, turning your hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through, blogs, and social media sites From attaching clasps to working with wire to stringing beads, the companion DVD features watch-and-learn episodes that show you step-by-step how to create one-of-a-kind designs using beads, glass, found objects, special mementos, and more With hundreds of detailed photos—now featured in full-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.

Exquisite Beaded Jewelry

Use Basic Techniques to Create Distinctive Designs
Author: Lynda Musante
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9780873498081
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Expanded Polar Fleece Techniques.

100 Beaded Jewelry Designs

Author: Stephanie Burnham
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781931499996
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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More is better in this hefty collection of adornments for all occasions. One hundred projects are organized by season for ease of selection, whether it's the season for a summery Daisy Chain or Petal Rope necklace or the weather for an autumnal Fringed Pendant or Pearl Lozenge necklace. Also included are up-to-the-minute earring designs, sophisticated chokers, and the newest trends in brooches. Designs draw from a huge variety of materials, from tiny seed beads to stunning focal beads made from stone, shell, or bamboo. Each project is like a recipe, with a list of needed materials and tools, numbered instructions, and the size of the finished piece. There is even a technique section to prepare beaders for every method they encounter, making this book a primer for those just starting out and a well of project ideas for those with more experience.

Compendium of Beading Techniques

Author: Jean Power
Publisher: Search
ISBN: 9781844484362
Category: Beadwork
Page: 160
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Just like having an expert on call 24 hours a day - here are the answers to any beading questions or dilemmas you might have.

Basic Jewelry Making

All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
Author: Sandy Allison
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811732630
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 109
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The basics of using beads and wire to create custom pieces Each technique carefully described and illustrated Create pieces for yourself and friends, or to sell This fully illustrated guide shows how to make all kinds of funky and elegant bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and pendants using beads and wire. It begins with the basics--planning a design, attaching fittings, making secure crimps, selecting beads--so crafters can quickly get started creating one-of-a-kind pieces. Simple wire-bending techniques allow them to make beaded drop earrings as well as more elaborate necklace and bracelet designs. Advanced techniques use metallic, sterling silver, even 14-carat-gold wire to make gallery-quality jewelry in almost any style and size. Featuring design ideas by a variety of jewelers, this book includes pictures and descriptions of tools and materials, a guide to common types of beads, advice on proper lengths and fit, and inspiration for creating a wide range of styles.

Beautiful Bead Weaving

Simple Techniques and Patterns for Creating Stunning Loom Jewelry
Author: Carol C. Porter,Fran Ortmeyer
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1607652951
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 250
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Discover a new world of creative possibilities with on-loom bead weaving! It’s fun and easy to make elegant loom jewelry in unique, fascinating designs. Beautiful Bead Weaving shows you how to use either the Clover standard bead weaving loom or the new credit card-sized Mini Loom to create stunning necklaces, bracelets, pins, earrings, and more. You’ll be amazed by how much you can accomplish with just needles, thread, beads, and a simple loom. Learn how to set up and warp your loom, and get started fast with basic bead weaving techniques. Nineteen step-by-step projects are provided for weaving intricate beaded creations, complete with clear bead placement charts and dazzling color photographs of finished pieces.

Bead Simple

Essential Techniques for Making Jewelry Just the Way You Want It
Author: Susan Beal
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781561589531
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 220
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A beautifully illustrated craft manual offers a stunning array of 150 jewelry patterns, as well as variations, that can be individually customized with a variety of beads and stringing materials and that use simple beading techniques, accompanied by information on materials, cost, time requirements, and skill levels for each piece. Original.

Jewelry Making For Beginners: A Complete & Easy Step by Step Guide

Author: Janet Evans
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1628847271
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 43
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"Jewelry Making For Beginners" is a text that not only highlights the basics of making various types of jewelry, it also goes just a bit further into the process without making it overwhelming for the beginner. The aim that the author has with this text is to inform and educate and make the overall process as easy as possible to execute. The individual that has no concept at all of what jewelry making entails can read the text and not only get an overview of the jewelry making process but also get a bit of insight on the various processes that one can focus on be it using metal or beads or gems and stones. This book is a great source of reference for any hobbyist with an interest in making jewelry in their spare time or someone who has a creative side and has an interest in earning an income from making jewelry. The book is a great place to start to achieve that goal of creating great piece of wearable art. Of course this text will not appeal to everyone as not all are interested in using their hands or creativity to make something but for those who are it works.

Beading with Pearls

Beautiful Jewelry, Simple Techniques
Author: Jean Campell
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1600590373
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 127
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Pearls have long stood for classic beauty and elegance, and this collection of 30 exquisite projects, the latest in the bestselling Beading with series, continues that time-honored tradition. It features sophisticated and stylish designs by a pool of talented artists, most using simple techniques suitable for beginners. The pieces range from vintage and sentimental to hip, modern, and edgy: the showstopping Bohemia ring features three burgundy pearls set in silver wire, accented with Swarovski crystals. Nefertiti earrings--fit for a queen--highlight clusters of tiny white rice pearls on wrapped bead loops. A shimmering three-strand necklace includes polished citrines, faceted glass beads, and off-white pearls. Every page is brimming with high-end style!

Easy & Elegant Beaded Copper Jewelry

How to Create Beautiful Fashion Accessories from a Few Basic Steps
Author: Lora S. Irish
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565235144
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 254
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You can make affordable and stylish copper wire jewelry with a few simple tools, some wire and beads. Learn more than 300 different link styles and how to create your own with step-by-step instructions and outstanding instructional photos!

Bead on a Wire

Making Handcrafted Wire and Beaded Jewelry
Author: Sharilyn Miller
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781581806502
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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A guide for crafters of all levels demonstrates key design and construction techniques through a series of twenty step-by-step projects including earrings, necklaces, brooches, and bracelets. Original.

Bewitching Bead and Wire Jewelry

Author: Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781454707561
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 127
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These 40 fun projects—rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, cuffs—will inspire wire workers, beaders, and all types of creative crafters. Written by Suzanne Tourtillott, author of the highly successful Contemporary Bead & Wire Jewelry (Lark), this stunning collection showcases contemporary and beautiful pieces in a wide range of styles. Readers will learn everything from assembling handmade links into chain, to wire wrapping gemstones, and even light forging. A comprehensive basics section helps novices achieve success.

Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry

Everything the Beginner Needs to Know
Author: Renata Graham
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9780312591373
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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Every beader knows the seductive pleasures of the bead shop. And once you've got your purchases home: what then? -How do you put it all together to create a beautiful piece? -What shapes fit?-Will crystal work well with wood?-Malachite with metallic? -Can you set luster against luster, or will luster against matte work better?-How many spacers between state beads?-Should your design be symmetrical?-And what about the rhythm of the piece?-Will it sit still or shift and sway?-Do you want glam or boho?-Drama or harmony?-Big clasp or small clasp? Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry answers all of these questions, and many others that bead jewelry designers are likely to encounter. It is the must-have guide to the key design principles for beautiful beaded jewelry. And what's more, the book lets you test all this out with 20 wonderful patterns and projects.

Easy Beaded Jewelry

75+ Stunning Designs
Author: Susan Ray
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9780873498951
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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Learn, Sell, Teach From the novice beader who is just learning to string a bracelet to the experienced jewelry-maker who is already out selling and teaching the art to others, everyone can find something to love on the pages within. Experienced jewelry designers Susan Ray and Sue Wilke walk you through the basics and then launch into a plethora of engaging jewelry designs for you to replicate. Along the way, they offer tips and tidbits to make your beading experience as enjoyable as possible. Featured inside: 75 projects showcasing bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings, watches and miniature amulet bags 300 gorgeous full-color photographs and illustrations to accompany easy-to-follow instructions Extensive techniques section covering beading basics, necessary tools and tips on personal style, color choice and design options

Jewellery Making Manual

Author: Sylvia Wicks
Publisher: Little Brown GBR
ISBN: 9780316904841
Category: Jewellery making
Page: 174
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People are drawn to making jewellery for several reasons: they may be eager to try out design ideas, they may enjoy constructing pieces or they may simply be keen to have a finished piece of their own making. Whatever the reason, the jeweller today is able to use a number of methods and work with a wide variety of interesting materials. THE JEWELLERY MAKING MANUAL will advise the beginner on their tools and materials, showing how to make simple, but very effective, pieces with limited resources. All the basic techniques, many of which are thousands of years old, are clearly explained and illustrated, in addition to more advanced special techniques. As the beginner grows in experience and confidence, more complex and exciting pieces can be made, though often the techniques themselves remain simple. As skills are mastered, personal approaches and combinations of techniques can be developed. Includes: * 300 illustrations, with more than 150 in full colour * Clear, easy-to-follow descriptions of basic and advanced techniques * Tips of the trade to help you achieve professional results * Step-by-Step demonstrations * Covers exciting new developments, using non-traditional materials * Outlines and illustrates the principles of good design

The Big Book of Jewelry Making

73 Projects to Make
Author: GMC
Publisher: GMC Publications
ISBN: 9781784941185
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 360
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Creating your own jewelry doesn't need to involve complicated techniques and expensive tools. With just a few steps, The Big Book of Jewelry Making shows you how to make simple, fun items in no time at all. And all the projects are easy to customize or adapt to your own particular style. With a dazzling array of earrings, bracelets, necklaces and more, you're sure to find something to inspire you. This bumper book features 75 jewlery projects, from quirky to stylish, so there is plenty to choose from. Each project is accompanied by clear instructions explaining how to achieve perfect results, whether you are an experienced jewelry maker or just a beginner.