Beading with Cabochons: Simple Techniques for Beautiful Jewelry

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Lark Books, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 127 pages
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With this gloriously photographed and illustrated manual at hand, beaders can create awe-inspiring jewelry. It's the only current, comprehensive guide to working with cabochons--a flat piece of rock or mineral--and it covers all the basics, along with a range of new creative techniques and hot trends. Find out which tools and materials to use, which beads work best, and how to wrap them round the stones. Craft turned, pointed, twisted, brick stitch, ruffled, or scalloped edges, or add decorative fringe. For something dramatic, combine more than one cabochon in a single piece. Or, instead of natural stone, use dichroic glass or other found objects. Make a glittering brooch, funky bracelets, a wearable art necklace, and other showstoppers.

 

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Amazing book!

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Of all the instructional beading books Ive seen this is by far the best. The explanations were very clear giving not only the how but the allimportant why of each step. The photos are welldone showing ... Read full review

New to beading

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I always loved the look of a beaded cabachon but have never beaded before. This book is great for the novice. It explains the beading techniques very well. The pictures show you many of the techniques ... Read full review

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