Bead Jewelry 101

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Author: Karen Mitchell,Ann Mitchell

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 9781589234512

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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In the style of Sewing 101, Quilting 101, and Home Décor Sewing 101, this book teaches all the popular craft techniques used to make jewelry. Techniques are learned by doing projects, and the projects are organized beginning with the easier techniques and progressing to more difficult.

Basic Jewelry Making

All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

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Author: Sandy Allison

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811732630

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 109

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The basics of using beads and wire to create custom pieces Each technique carefully described and illustrated Create pieces for yourself and friends, or to sell This fully illustrated guide shows how to make all kinds of funky and elegant bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and pendants using beads and wire. It begins with the basics--planning a design, attaching fittings, making secure crimps, selecting beads--so crafters can quickly get started creating one-of-a-kind pieces. Simple wire-bending techniques allow them to make beaded drop earrings as well as more elaborate necklace and bracelet designs. Advanced techniques use metallic, sterling silver, even 14-carat-gold wire to make gallery-quality jewelry in almost any style and size. Featuring design ideas by a variety of jewelers, this book includes pictures and descriptions of tools and materials, a guide to common types of beads, advice on proper lengths and fit, and inspiration for creating a wide range of styles.

Creative Bead Jewelry

Weaving, Looming, Stringing, Wiring, Making Beads

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Author: Carol Taylor

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806913063

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Describes basic beading materials and techniques and offers instructions for making wired, woven, and loomed bead jewelry

Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies

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Author: Heather Dismore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118497813

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 384

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Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains, and more Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition of Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides the easy-to-understand information that makes it easy. Updated information on getting started and setting up the necessities of a jewelry maker's workshop New innovative ideas for materials such as making beads from scratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cycling found objects for new creations Updated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired, and wrap bracelets Advice on how to gain project ideas through websites like Pinterest without infringing on someone's rights New and updated information on setting up a storefront, turning your hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through Etsy.com, blogs, and social media sites From attaching clasps to working with wire to stringing beads, the companion DVD features watch-and-learn episodes that show you step-by-step how to create one-of-a-kind designs using beads, glass, found objects, special mementos, and more With hundreds of detailed photos—now featured in full-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.

Learn to Make Bead Jewelry with 35 Fabulous Projects

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Author: Lynn Davy

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 1627002855

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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A must-have book for every beader, this is a comprehensive guide to designing and creating beautiful beaded jewelry using fundamental beading techniques. Features 35 colorful projects including earrings, necklaces, bracelets, lariats, and some jewelry sets. This book teaches the skills to make perfect jewelry for any occasion incorporating these techniques: stringing, crimping, knotting, basic wirework, and more.

Bead Simple

Essential Techniques for Making Jewelry Just the Way You Want It

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Author: Susan Beal

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781561589531

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 220

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A beautifully illustrated craft manual offers a stunning array of 150 jewelry patterns, as well as variations, that can be individually customized with a variety of beads and stringing materials and that use simple beading techniques, accompanied by information on materials, cost, time requirements, and skill levels for each piece. Original.

100 Beaded Jewellery Designs

Easy-to-bead Necklaces, Bracelets, Brooches and More

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Author: Stephanie Burnham

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781844481897

Category: Beadwork

Page: 144

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Create beautiful beaded jewellery that you'll love to wear or give as extra-special gifts. Experiment with different shapes, colours and materials, from tiny seed beads and delicas to stunning feature beads made from crystal, shell or agate. This easy-to-use book explains all the tools, materials and techniques you will need, and features 100 stunning designs for necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

Jewelry Making For Beginners: A Complete & Easy Step by Step Guide

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Author: Janet Evans

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1628847271

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 43

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"Jewelry Making For Beginners" is a text that not only highlights the basics of making various types of jewelry, it also goes just a bit further into the process without making it overwhelming for the beginner. The aim that the author has with this text is to inform and educate and make the overall process as easy as possible to execute. The individual that has no concept at all of what jewelry making entails can read the text and not only get an overview of the jewelry making process but also get a bit of insight on the various processes that one can focus on be it using metal or beads or gems and stones. This book is a great source of reference for any hobbyist with an interest in making jewelry in their spare time or someone who has a creative side and has an interest in earning an income from making jewelry. The book is a great place to start to achieve that goal of creating great piece of wearable art. Of course this text will not appeal to everyone as not all are interested in using their hands or creativity to make something but for those who are it works.

Exquisite Beaded Jewelry

Use Basic Techniques to Create Distinctive Designs

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Author: Lynda Musante

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 9780873498081

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Expanded Polar Fleece Techniques.

Compendium of Beading Techniques

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Author: Jean Power

Publisher: Search

ISBN: 9781844484362

Category: Beadwork

Page: 160

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Just like having an expert on call 24 hours a day - here are the answers to any beading questions or dilemmas you might have.

Artistic Seed Bead Jewelry

Ideas and Techniques for Original Designs

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Author: Maggie Roschyk

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 1627000313

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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Experienced seed bead artist and Bead&Button contributing editor Maggie Roschyk gives friendly advice on topics like choosing bead colors and finishes, how to “audition” beads, and deciding which stitch to use to achieve a desired effect as they create necklaces, earrings and bracelets. Using rich cultural imagery from around the world as a teaching tool, Maggie Roschyk examines how decisions about bead color combinations, texture, and finish affect the finished work as she helps readers think like designers.

100 Beaded Jewelry Designs

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Author: Stephanie Burnham

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 9781931499996

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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More is better in this hefty collection of adornments for all occasions. One hundred projects are organized by season for ease of selection, whether it's the season for a summery Daisy Chain or Petal Rope necklace or the weather for an autumnal Fringed Pendant or Pearl Lozenge necklace. Also included are up-to-the-minute earring designs, sophisticated chokers, and the newest trends in brooches. Designs draw from a huge variety of materials, from tiny seed beads to stunning focal beads made from stone, shell, or bamboo. Each project is like a recipe, with a list of needed materials and tools, numbered instructions, and the size of the finished piece. There is even a technique section to prepare beaders for every method they encounter, making this book a primer for those just starting out and a well of project ideas for those with more experience.

Making Designer Bead & Wire Jewelry

Techniques for Unique Designs and Handmade Findings

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Author: Tammy Powley

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1616737913

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Jewelry making is one of the most popular craft trends, and its audience continues to grow. Few jewelry books on the market emphasize the importance of the design relationship between beads, wire, and jewelry findingsùthe ônuts and boltsö of any piece. This book will show not only how to design and build your own spectacular jewelry out of beads and wire but how to design and create your own findings as well. Most jewelry making books are geared for the beginner and provide little information for intermediate to advanced jewelry makers. Making Designer Bead and Wire Jewelry contains illustrated how-to techniques, full-color project photos, project instructions, and numerous tips that enhance the styles and skills presented. Intermediate and advanced jewelry makers will learn new techniques for creating signature elements for their designs, while beginners will get a handle on honing their skills.

The Absolute Beginners Guide: Making Wire Jewelry

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Author: Martine Callaghan

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 0871167727

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

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Get wrapped up in The Absolute Beginners Guide: Making Wire Jewelry, the fourth book in the successful Absolute Beginners Guide series. This user-friendly wireworking primer takes readers through the basics of wire types, tools, findings and more. Then it's on to progressive, fun-to-make projects designed to teach fundamental techniques and build confidence every step of the way. Wireworkers will learn how to open and close jump rings, make head pins and earring wires, create wire spirals, wrap, coil, and more! Variations for each project give readers the chance to experiment with many techniques. Aspiring wireworkers will learn, practice, and reinforce skills with a rewarding result: fun, wearable wire jewelry!

Jewellery Making Manual

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Author: Sylvia Wicks

Publisher: Little Brown GBR

ISBN: 9780316904841

Category: Jewellery making

Page: 174

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People are drawn to making jewellery for several reasons: they may be eager to try out design ideas, they may enjoy constructing pieces or they may simply be keen to have a finished piece of their own making. Whatever the reason, the jeweller today is able to use a number of methods and work with a wide variety of interesting materials. THE JEWELLERY MAKING MANUAL will advise the beginner on their tools and materials, showing how to make simple, but very effective, pieces with limited resources. All the basic techniques, many of which are thousands of years old, are clearly explained and illustrated, in addition to more advanced special techniques. As the beginner grows in experience and confidence, more complex and exciting pieces can be made, though often the techniques themselves remain simple. As skills are mastered, personal approaches and combinations of techniques can be developed. Includes: * 300 illustrations, with more than 150 in full colour * Clear, easy-to-follow descriptions of basic and advanced techniques * Tips of the trade to help you achieve professional results * Step-by-Step demonstrations * Covers exciting new developments, using non-traditional materials * Outlines and illustrates the principles of good design

Bead Weaving on a Loom

Techniques and Patterns for Making Beautiful Bracelets, Necklaces, and Other Accessories

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Author: Fran Ortmeyer,Carol C. Porter

Publisher: Design Originals

ISBN: 9781574213843

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 26

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Modern looms make it easy to create beautiful and elegant beaded jewelry on a loom. Bead Weaving on a Loom shows you how to use needles, thread, and beads to create your own expensive-looking jewelry in beautiful textural patterns. Eleven step-by-step projects are provided for weaving intricate beaded creations, including bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more.

Easy & Elegant Beaded Copper Jewelry

How to Create Beautiful Fashion Accessories from a Few Basic Steps

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Author: Lora S. Irish

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565235144

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 254

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You can make affordable and stylish copper wire jewelry with a few simple tools, some wire and beads. Learn more than 300 different link styles and how to create your own with step-by-step instructions and outstanding instructional photos!

Compendium of Jewellery Making Techniques

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Author: Xuella Arnold,Sara Withers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781844489374

Category: Jewelry making

Page: 160

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This title packs in the combined wisdom of two writer-educators who are consumate problem-solvers when it comes to jewellery making. Together they show the reader how to fix common screw-ups, try out new creative techniques, get more skilled at familiar methods, improvise tools and discover ways to save money, such as recycling gold and other precious metal scraps.

Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry

Everything the Beginner Needs to Know

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Author: Renata Graham

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9780312591373

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Every beader knows the seductive pleasures of the bead shop. And once you've got your purchases home: what then? -How do you put it all together to create a beautiful piece? -What shapes fit?-Will crystal work well with wood?-Malachite with metallic? -Can you set luster against luster, or will luster against matte work better?-How many spacers between state beads?-Should your design be symmetrical?-And what about the rhythm of the piece?-Will it sit still or shift and sway?-Do you want glam or boho?-Drama or harmony?-Big clasp or small clasp? Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry answers all of these questions, and many others that bead jewelry designers are likely to encounter. It is the must-have guide to the key design principles for beautiful beaded jewelry. And what's more, the book lets you test all this out with 20 wonderful patterns and projects.