Easy Beaded Jewelry: 75+ Stunning Designs

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Krause Publications Craft, Nov 24, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Learn, Sell, Teach

From the novice beader who is just learning to string a bracelet to the experienced jewelry-maker who is already out selling and teaching the art to others, everyone can find something to love on the pages within.

Experienced jewelry designers Susan Ray and Sue Wilke walk you through the basics and then launch into a plethora of engaging jewelry designs for you to replicate. Along the way, they offer tips and tidbits to make your beading experience as enjoyable as possible.

Featured inside: 75 projects showcasing bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings, watches and miniature amulet bags 300 gorgeous full-color photographs and illustrations to accompany easy-to-follow instructions Extensive techniques section covering beading basics, necessary tools and tips on personal style, color choice and design options

 

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Contents

Introduction
6
Mow to Use This Book
7
Personal Style
9
Narrowing Your Search
10
Letting You Shine Through
11
Finding and Storing Your Bead Stock
12
Closer to Home
14
Cleaning Your Beads
15
Other Closures
35
Earring and Dangle Basics
37
Memory Wire
41
The Naturals
42
Casual Wear
50
Office Décor
60
Ports of Call
70
Gallery of Art Glass
80

Organizing Your Space
16
Taking It With You
17
Basic Toolbox
18
Using a Bead Board
20
Start by Stringing
22
SingleStrand Basics
23
Making a Bracelet or Necklace
24
SingleStrand Necklace Tips
28
MultiStrand Basics
30
Findings and Closures
32
Toggles
33
ButtonandLoop Closures
34
All About Elegance
90
Advanced Stringing
104
Something Special
122
Appendices
138
Bead Sizes
139
Findings
140
Jewelry Lengths
141
Jewelry Designers
142
Resources
143
About the Authors
144
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About the author (2004)

Susan Ray has over 20 years of experience in the craft industry. In addition to co-writing The Art and Soul of Glass Beads, she has contributed her designs to numerous publications. Sue Wilke has an art education degree and has been in the crafts business for over 20 years. She teaches classes and workshops on crafting using a variety of techniques and materials.

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