Big Bead Jewelry: 35 Beautiful, Easy-to-Make Projects

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North Light Books, Oct 15, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Bold, glamorous jewelry is back - and so easy to create. Choose from 35 quick and stylish projects to make a strong but elegant statement using a range of natural shapes and colors, from mother-of-pearl buttons to crystals and chunky glass beads. Included are detailed step-by-step photographs, plus all the techniques you'll need to make beautiful gifts with a professional touch. Book jacket.
 

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Contents

From the Sewing Box
18
Rainbow felted necklace
20
Woollen tassel necklace with wooden beads
24
Twotone rolled felt bead bracelet
28
I
32
Knotted cord button necklace
34
Retro button bracelet
38
Multistrand
42
ass beads on copper chain
74
Multicolored glass necklace
78
Cluster of blue glass beads on knotted suede thong
82
Foillined glass heart pendant on ribbon
86
Chinese enamel flower swing necklace
90
Stranded seed bead necklace with millefiori bead accents
94
Furnace glass beads on chiffon ribbon
98
Chunky amber and pewter necklace
100

Pearl button earrings
44
Treasures from the Earth
48
Threestrand turquoise necklace with feature beads
50
Carved lapis lazuli flower necklace
54
Lemon jade and serpentine necklace
58
Amethyst key fob with glass bead cluster
62
Wrapped amazonite pendant with moonstones and amazonite chips
64
The Glory of Glass Beads
68
Millefiori pendant
70
Pearls Silver and Sparkle
104
Freshwater pearl and silver chain with organdie ribbon trim
106
Silver and freshwater pearl drop earrings
110
Silver snail pendant on dipdyed satin cord
114
Floating rainbow pearl disk necklace
118
Motherofpearl shell pendant
122
Bead suppliers
126
Index
128
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About the author (2006)

Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell is an award-winning artist who has exhibited widely in Europe. She has appeared on radio and television and is a frequent magazine contributor. She has worked widely in art education and is the author of a number of craft books, including Simple Wire and Metal, Decorating With Mosaics and Traditional Christmas Crafts.

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