Beautiful Beading: Designs for Handmade Beads, Jewelry, and Decorative Objects
Fringed scarves, glittering slippers, copper pendants, aquamarine chokers, woven bracelets, dangling earrings, wind chimes, and much more - crafters who love beads will find a treasure trove of beautiful projects and information to choose from here. Find out how to get started, the best places to buy beads, and the right tools and thread to use. Practice the many techniques - wiring, threading, weaving by hand and on a bead loom, sticking, and embroidering. Even learn how to make your own beads from polymer clays, papier mâché, metal and plastic. With detailed instructions, diagrams, and inspiring ideas, even beginners will be able to hone their skills.
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Beautiful Beading: Over 30 Original Designs for Homemade Beads, Jewelry and ...
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