Big and Bold

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Kalmbach Publishing, Co., 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 95 pages
The craft of beading has become increasingly popular, and no wonder given the wide range of beautiful jewelry it can be used to create. This book, features projects from BeadStyle Magazine, contains 34 beginner bead projects that feature prominent pendants, chunky beads, and other strong focal pieces. Big and Bold is divided into three sections: Big Beads (those that are 20mm or larger); Bold Components (one or more pieces in the jewelry are bold in color, size, shape, or design); and Big and Bold Effects (many beads or components are combined for a striking effect). Individual pieces include in each of the three categories include outback wood beads, flowers from peru, and flower field bracelet; cosmic rings bracelet, and seed bead beauty; nine-strand necklace and sea charms. Step-by-steph photographic instructions make the crafting process easy and fun.

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BOLD Components 35 Prepare a feast of pearls with a multistrand necklace
Go bohemian 38 Big bangle theory
Use uncommon crystals in a distinctive braceletand Chrysoprase cuff
String a bold pendant 52 Twisted cuffs
Bright as a feather 56 Sea charms

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Artisans, contributors, and staff editors of BeadStyle magazine create easy, fast, and stylish jewelry projects that are fun to wear.

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