Bead Jewelry 101, 2nd Edition: Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily Through Step-by-Step Instruction

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Creative Publishing international, Sep 1, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 200 pages
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Bead Jewelry 101, 2nd Edition is a complete bead jewelry course in a book! Written for the absolute beginner, these thorough instructions and step-by-step photographs expertly guide you through the basics of making bead jewelry. Authors Ann and Karen Mitchell are a dynamic team of professional jewelry designers that teach you all about the tools and materials and show you how to use them. The project chapters are organized by different jewelry parts, called findings, so that you learn new techniques and build new skills with every piece of jewelry you create. Variations of the projects give you great ideas and lead you in new directions as you learn to design your own jewelry. The book contains 30 easy projects that teach the techniques for making endless jewelry designs. The spiral binding helps to keep the pages open flat while you follow the directions. Learn to make bead jewelry in a few hours and enjoy the rewards for a lifetime!

 

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Contents

How to use This Book
4
The Basics
7
The projects
41
Resources
198
Index
199
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Sisters Ann Mitchell and Karen Mitchell started their mixed media jewelry business, AnKara Designs, in 1991, based in Altadena, CA. Together, the Mitchell sisters authored the book Liquid Polymer Clay: Fabulous New Techniques for Making Jewelry and Home Accents (Krause Publications). They also add to their credits experience as teachers, columnists, and craft product designers. The duo has made numerous guest appearances on television including The Carol Duvall Show, DIY Jewelry Making, and DIY Craft Lab. Their delicate, feminine jewelry design style and innovative ideas have appeared in feature films, television, theatre, museum exhibitions, advertisements, websites, books, and magazines. http: //www.ankaradesigns.comAnn Mitchell is part of a dynamic sister team with Karen Mitchell, with a costume jewelry company called AnKara Designs based in Altadena, CA. They make and sell jewelry, teach classes nationwide, and have appeared regularly on the Carol Duvall Show. They publish articles in Jewelry Crafts and other magazines and participate in 18 large arts and crafts shows annually. http: //www.ankaradesigns.com

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