Beautiful Beadweaving

Author: Isabella Lam
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 9781627004725
Size: 11.87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book contains 25 gorgeous projects which focus on creating detailed, stitched jewelry. Isabella’s original designs use common stitches such as peyote, herringbone, and right-angle weave and materials to make stunning wearable beadwoven jewelry. Her concise instructions incorporate step-by-step photographs that easily guide readers through the process of making necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Additionally she uses materials that are easy to find: seed beads, pearls, gemstones, and crystals to make each piece unique.

Beading With Pearls

Author: Jean Campell
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781600590375
Size: 11.56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Pearls have long stood for classic beauty and elegance, and this collection of 30 exquisite projects, the latest in the bestselling Beading with series, continues that time-honored tradition. It features sophisticated and stylish designs by a pool of talented artists, most using simple techniques suitable for beginners. The pieces range from vintage and sentimental to hip, modern, and edgy: the showstopping Bohemia ring features three burgundy pearls set in silver wire, accented with Swarovski crystals. Nefertiti earrings--fit for a queen--highlight clusters of tiny white rice pearls on wrapped bead loops. A shimmering three-strand necklace includes polished citrines, faceted glass beads, and off-white pearls. Every page is brimming with high-end style!

Beading With Cabochons

Author: Jamie Cloud Eakin
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1579907180
Size: 19.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This comprehensive book guides readers through all the basics of beading with cabochons to create beautiful beaded pendants, bracelets, earrings and more. Clear, easy-to-follow illustrations demonstrate all the necessary steps and a rich gallery of colour images reveal the creative possibilities.

Marcia Decoster S Beaded Opulence

Author: Marcia DeCoster
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1600592929
Size: 12.27 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This stunning book contains 24 spectacular jewellery designs from renowned master beading teacher Marcia DeCoster. She specialises in the popular right angle weave stitch and she presents beadweavers with a comprehensive primer on her beautiful techniques. Eager beaders will learn how to use the stitch to create fabulous effects, including a supple beaded fabric, beaded ropes, shaped curves and embellished layers, in stunning, modern jewellery designs. These pieces, from the elegant Etruscan Treasure necklace to the sophisticated Fanfare bracelet, are nothing less than fine art...even as they remain accessible to every crafter.

Bead Romantique

Author: Lisa Kan
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781620332641
Size: 14.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Inspired by art history, artist Lisa Kan offers a truly unique jewelry collection with a romantic yet modern sensibility. Bead Romantique: Elegant Beadweaving Designs features seventeen step-by-step designs inspired by the Gothic, Renaissance, Victorian, and Art Nouveau eras reinterpreted in her distinctive contemporary style. Emphasizing a mix of vintage findings, beads, lampwork, buttons, and modern components, Lisa’s jewelry brings a feminine mystique and sophistication to beadwork design. Each project builds on simple elements to create sophisticated designs and incorporate off-loom seed bead weaving, stringing, and wirework. Projects include a scalloped chain necklace, pearl Ndebele earrings and bracelet set, mesh pearl bracelet, bohemian drop earrings, a Victorian diamond cuff, and more. Novice beaders can progress through projects and increase their skills and beading confidence while advanced beaders will find exciting new challenges. Included are Lisa’s expert design and technique tips and tricks along with detailed instruction and illustrations for every project. Lisa also gives information on finding special vintage beads and components to give your jewelry that romantic quality plus ways to make modern components look vintage. Beaders will love seeing projects worked in a variety of colorways to provide ideas for endless customization. Create elegant, feminine, and romantic heirloom-quality jewelry with Bead Romantique.