A Bead in Time: 35 Jewelry Projects Inspired by Slices of Life

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F+W Media, Inc., Dec 24, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Inspired by life, created by you

Create distinctive pieces that evoke wonderful memories, reflect your passions, or simply make you smile. A Bead in Time shows you how to take even the smallest slices of life and turn them into beaded works of art. From a favorite vacation spot to a beloved "furry family member," you'll design meaningful jewelry pieces using a familiar source of inspiration: your life!

A Bead in Time features:

  • 35 exquisite jewelry projects inspired by personal memories and experiences serve as a basis for creating new looks.
  • Beautiful designs suitable for beaders of all experience levels. Unique stringing techniques - from wire wrapping to the peyote stitch - are explained in clear, easy-to-follow steps.
  • Get Inspired! sections offer suggestions for designing pieces based on your personal memories. Make a creative statement with your jewelry that's uniquely "you."
Let A Bead in Time help you tell your story - through jewelry!
 

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User Review  - beadinggem - LibraryThing

Great book to inspire you to be creative. Projects are beginner to intermediate and cover different techniques including wire work, beadwork and stringing. The author encourages you to explore your daily life and experiences for creative ideas. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
Materials Tools
11
Metro Mixes
17
Outdoor Ideas
45
Lifes Pleasures
73
Funky Finds
105
Resources
126
Index
127
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About the author (2009)

Lisa Crone has been creating beaded jewelry for sixteen years. During this time, she has acquired a wide range of skills and enjoys basing her designs on vacation photos and everyday inspirations. Lisa is a passionate crafter and posts regularly to her bead-a-day blog at https://abeadaday.blogspot.com.

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