Beads!: Make Your Own Unique Jewellery
"A consummate guide to beads--from identifying precious, semiprecious, and glass stones to the painstaking but satisfying process of arranging and stringing beads into various projects. All explanations of techniques are clear-cut and amply illustrated....It is easy to rapidly graduate from simple threading to complicated bead weaving."-- "Booklist
. 128 pages (32 in color), 120 b/w illus., 7 1/2 x 10 1/4.
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