Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 20, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 304 pages
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You've probably coveted jewelry you've seen in artsy boutiques and fashion magazines or envied friends who have the perfect bling to accent everything. With this book, you'll learn to craft designs that are chic but inexpensive. With hundreds of detailed photos, this book covers tools and supplies, bead stringing and weaving, wire wrapping, and more. Terrific projects will get you started and inspire you to create your own jewelry and beadwork designs.

Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review

  • Each skill or technique is defined and described
  • Detailed color photos demonstrate each step

  • Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo

  • Helpful tips provide additional guidance


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Table of Contents
The Art of Design
Basic Bead Stringing Techniques
More Advanced Bead Stringing Techniques
Bead Weaving
Basic Wirework
More Advanced Wirework Techniques
Using a Wire
Macramé Knotting and Beading
Easy Projects
Intermediate Projects

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About the author (2011)

Chris Franchetti Michaels is a writer and jewelry artisan specializing in beaded designs, wirework, and metal fabrication. She has written extensively about jewelry and jewelry making on the Internet since 2003, and she is the author of Beading VISUAL Quick Tips, Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork. Chris has also appeared on several episodes of the DIY Network television show Jewelry Making, and her designs have been featured in popular jewelry project books. Visit her website BeadJewelry.net for more help and inspiration.

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