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Bead Jewelry 101, 2nd Edition

Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction

Bead Jewelry 101, 2nd Edition
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Format: Spiral, 200 Pages
Item: 194980
ISBN: 9781589236653
Series: 101
Specs
Illustrations: 500
Size: 8.25 x 9.31 x 1.06
Weight: 1.688 lb.
Published: September 1st 2011
DC: AQ
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Discover a complete bead jewelry course in a book!

Written for the absolute beginner, Bead Jewelry 101 is filled with thorough instructions and step-by-step photographs that expertly guide you through the basics of making bead jewelry. Authors Ann and Karen Mitchell are a dynamic team of jewelry designers who will teach you all about the tools and materials while showing you how to use them. Project chapters are organized by different jewelry parts, called findings, so you will learn new techniques and build new skills with every piece of jewelry you create. You'll find 30 easy projects for making endless jewelry designs, and variations of the projects will give you great ideas and lead you in new directions as you learn to design your own jewelry. Learn to make bead jewelry in a few hours and enjoy the rewards for a lifetime with Bead Jewelry 101!

Sisters Ann Mitchell and Karen Mitchell started their mixed media jewelry business, AnKara Designs, in 1991, based in Altadena, CA. Together, the Mitchell sisters authored the book Liquid Polymer Clay: Fabulous New Techniques for Making Jewelry and Home Accents (Krause Publications). They also add to their credits experience as teachers, columnists, and craft product designers. The duo has made numerous guest appearances on television including The Carol Duvall Show, DIY Jewelry Making, and DIY Craft Lab. Their delicate, feminine jewelry design style and innovative ideas have appeared in feature films, television, theatre, museum exhibitions, advertisements, websites, books, and magazines. http://www.ankaradesigns.com

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Bead Jewelry 101

How to use This Book

The Basics

How to Begin

Photographic Glossary

Construction Techniques

The Projects

Headpins

Basic Drop Earrings

Multi-drop Necklace

Beaded Cluster Bracelet

Eye Pins

Segmented Anklet

Double Triangle Earrings

Textured Segmented Necklace

Jump Rings

Interlocking Jump Ring Earrings

Jump Ring and Bead Necklace

Jump Ring Lace Bracelet

Beading Cable

Teardrop Leaf Earrings

Long Beaded Necklace

Woven Bracelet with Pearls

Wire

Chandelier Earrings

Wrapped Shell Pendant

Wired Bangle

Chain

Tassel Pendant

Draped Chain Earrings

Chain Mesh Bracelet

Memory Wire

Triple-looped Earrings

Heart Choker

Memory Wire Bracelet

Filigree

Layered Filigree Post Earrings

Filigree and Bead Bracelet

Embellished Filigree Brooch

Other Stringing Materials

Basic Knotted Bracelet

Elastic Bracelet

Illusion Necklace

Recycle, Reuse, and Repurpose

Recycled Bead Drop Earrings

Reuse Bracelet

Repurposed Necklace

Resources

Index

Socialize
Giveaway