The Art & Elegance of Beadweaving

New Jewelry Designs with Classic Stitches


Author: Carol Wilcox Wells

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579905330

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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“Elegant contemporary jewelry....What artist-author Wells and her 30 colleagues conjure up in more than 30 bracelets, earrings, and necklaces is nothing short of breathtaking. All the projects can be readily mastered by beginners....One hundred percent of the fundamentals, from graphic illustrations and charts to accompanying text and great color photographs.” —Booklist.

The Art of Beadweaving

Exquisite Beaded Jewellery


Author: Jane Lock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857621214

Category: Beadwork

Page: 160

View: 7836

The definitive reference book for everything beadwork, offering a comprehensive collection of techniques, both on and off loom, for creating exquisite pieces using tiny beads. A go-to resource when a technique requires clarification or for when you get st

The Art of Beadwork

Techniques and Inspirational Projects for Creating Exquisite Pieces


Author: Jane Lock

Publisher: Running PressBook Pub

ISBN: 9780762450190

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 160

View: 7798

Presents an introduction to beadwork, with detailed, step-by-step explanations of beginner and advanced techniques, instructions for twelve projects, and a gallery of finished works by professional artists.

The Art of Beadwork

Historic Inspiration, Contemporary Design


Author: Valerie Hector

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 9780823003075

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 851

A renowned jewelry designer offers beaders a look at beadwork from across the world, from the ancient to the modern, and includes twenty-four beautiful projects inspired by museum-quality works from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Original.

Art of Seed Beading


Author: Elizabeth Gourley,Jane Davis,Ellen Talbott

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806978291

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 8114

After breezing through a history and overview of equipment, the authors emphasize the how-to in such elaborate processes as tubular beaded crochet. Every one of the more than 25 projects focuses on a specific tool or technique, complete with color graphs, a list of materials, size and measurements, a color photo, and diagrams. ...Directions...are presented with plenty of details.” —Booklist.

Quill and Beadwork of the Western Sioux


Author: Carrie Alberta Lyford

Publisher: Big Earth Publishing

ISBN: 9780933472006

Category: Art

Page: 116

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The classic work on these Plains Indian arts, applying also to the Cheyennes and Arapahoes. At once a history and a practical manual.

Beading--the Creative Spirit

Finding Your Sacred Center Through the Art of Beadwork


Author: Wendy Ellsworth

Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing

ISBN: 1594732671

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 225

View: 8344

Rich with personal stories, exercises and beading projects, offers multiple ways to explore beading as a spiritual journey of self-discovery. Each project has a meditative experience to encourage a contemplative spirit and creative play. Includes fourteen projects to make, use, wear and display.

Stunning Jewelry Made Easy


Author: Svetlana Kunina

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1609003071

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

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Offers instructions on a variety of jewelry-making techniques to create twenty different necklaces and bracelets.


Major Works by Leading Artists


Author: Carol Wilcox Wells,Ray Hemachandra

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781600590399

Category: Art

Page: 299

View: 8211

Versatility, innovation, inspiration--that’s what The Masters series offers crafters, with an engaging and up-to-date survey of the finest contemporary work by approximately 40 leading artists in specific media. Beadweaving takes the spotlight here, and readers will find the showcased pieces eye-opening in their originality. Each highlighted master takes center stage in an informative eight-page feature that includes nearly a dozen gorgeous, high-quality photos and a short essay by the curator placing the impressive work and its creator in context. These outstandingly talented and imaginative artists include Valerie Hector, whose beaded designs are a statement in bold modernity; Jeanette Ahlgren, who fashions intricate loom-woven vessels with subtle gradations in color and graphic, geometric patterns; and Marcia DeCoster, who uses her right angle weave techniques to create shimmering jewelry in rich jewel tones. Beadweaver and author Carol Wilcox Wells served as the juror of this remarkable collection.