Beaded Jewelry Stringing Techniques

Beaded Jewelry  Stringing Techniques

This delightful beginner’s guide presents step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations that walk you through the basics of making beaded jewelry.

Author: Carson Eddy

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612124834

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 88

View: 856

Create beaded necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelry with a professional look and finish. This delightful beginner’s guide presents step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations that walk you through the basics of making beaded jewelry. You’ll learn how to use various pliers, crimpers, and wire cutters, and choose the perfect beads and string for your projects. In no time at all, you’ll be stringing together your own pieces, complete with clasps, rings, and cones.
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Beaded Jewelry Knotting Techniques

Beaded Jewelry  Knotting Techniques

Get all knotted up! This fun guide has all the information you need to make your own jewelry using knotting techniques.

Author: Carson Eddy

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612124872

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 88

View: 471

Get all knotted up! This fun guide has all the information you need to make your own jewelry using knotting techniques. You’ll learn how to evaluate, select, and care for pearls and gemstones; how to select findings and tools; the pros and cons of different stringing materials; and much more. Clear step-by-step, fully illustrated instructions show you exactly how to knot between beads and attach various types of clasps and finishes. You’ll soon be crafting beautiful, ready-to-wear pieces.
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Bead Jewelry 101

Bead Jewelry 101

Written specifically for beginners, the books in the 101 series are complete illustrated guides to the basics of a craft that use projects presented with full-color, step-by-step instructions and photos to teach essential techniques.

Author: Karen Mitchell

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781631597602

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 200

View: 305

Bead Jewelry 101, now in paperback, is a complete entry-level course for creating beaded jewelry taught through 30 step-by-step projects that demonstrate fundamental methods for stringing and wirework. Have you always wanted to try jewelry making but aren’t sure where to begin? Bead Jewelry 101 teaches you everything you need to know to create beautiful jewelry with beads. The Basics walks you through all the tools, materials, and basic construction techniques you’ll use for the projects. The Projects are organized by various findings, or jewelry elements, so you’ll learn new techniques and build new skills with every piece you make. Beautiful variations will inspire you to create your own designs. Beginners will also find the accompanying online videos that capture the techniques in action an invaluable resource. Written specifically for beginners, the books in the 101 series are complete illustrated guides to the basics of a craft that use projects presented with full-color, step-by-step instructions and photos to teach essential techniques.
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Creative Bead Jewelry

Creative Bead Jewelry

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

Author: Carol Taylor

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 0806913061

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 943

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

The Bead Jewelry Bible

Provides twelve projects to learn the techniques needed to create bead jewelry.

Author: Dorothy Wood

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 0715338706

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 937

Provides twelve projects to learn the techniques needed to create bead jewelry.
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The Absolute Beginners Guide Stringing Beaded Jewelry

The Absolute Beginners Guide  Stringing Beaded Jewelry

Then it moves into more complex projects including using connectors and knotting techniques. This true introductory manual is written with friendliness and approachability.

Author: Karin Buckingham

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 9780871167200

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 875

Absolute Beginners Guide: Stringing Beaded Jewelry, the first book in the Absolute Beginners Guide series, is a comprehensive introduction to stringing. Presented in a warm, reassuring tone, this book provides easy-to-follow instructions designed for someone who is just learning the craft. Readers feel informed, but not overwhelmed, by the explanation of the basic tools and supplies for beading, how to choose them in a bead store, and by suggestions for setting up a simple working area. The first projects are very easy, teaching stringing a repeating pattern and using graduated beads. Then it moves into more complex projects including using connectors and knotting techniques. This true introductory manual is written with friendliness and approachability.
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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading

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.

Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118153116

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 799

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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More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making

More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making

This book's step-by-step instructions and clear, detailed photos show you how to design with chain, do basic metalwork, make metal cold connections, sculpt with metal clay, embellish metal, use adhesives, and work with resin, glaze, and ...

Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118236604

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 418

The visual way to advance your jewelry making Unlike other crafts that focus on a fairly narrow range of techniques and materials, jewelry making is very broad; the techniques encompass everything from bead stringing to metal stamping to working with different types of clay. More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making picks up where Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making & Beading leaves off and gives you even more techniques to create new types of jewelry. Beginning with a concise overview of jewelry making tools and essential techniques, the book gives you technique-specific chapters covering: designing with chain, basic metal work, metal cold connections, sculpting with metal clay, embellishing metal, using adhesives, and working with resin, glaze, and leather. Plus, a chapter of example projects gives you instruction for making 11 unique pieces to add to your jewelry collection. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by clear, detailed photos Features a collection of appealing patterns using the techniques described Other titles by Chris Franchetti Michaels: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making & Beading, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork, Beading VISUAL Quick Tips, and Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips If you're a beginning to intermediate jewelry maker looking to add up-to-the-minute techniques to your repertoire, More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making has you covered.
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Seed Bead Fusion

Seed Bead Fusion

Featuring 18 exciting projects presented with detailed step-by-step photography, color variations, and practical illustrations, this fresh approach to seed bead jewelry teaches crafters how to combine materials, techniques, colors, ...

Author: Rachel Nelson-Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781620332450

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 298

Featuring 18 exciting projects presented with detailed step-by-step photography, color variations, and practical illustrations, this fresh approach to seed bead jewelry teaches crafters how to combine materials, techniques, colors, inspiration, and design ideas for jewelry with a contemporary edge. Inspired by a wide range of sources--from Indian Punjabi folk costumes to Native American beading--the designs in this inventive resource fuse materials such as silver, copper wire, seed beads, Czech glass, and crystals into these traditional arts in order to achieve a unique outcome. All of the basic beadweaving stitches, wirework, and stringing techniques are explained and illustrated.
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Beading Beautiful Costume Jewelry

Beading Beautiful Costume Jewelry

Special Lay-Flat binding keeps the book open while you work! 18 Full Color pages.Devoted to creating beautiful costume jewelry by stringing beads, this is the first comprehensive beadwork book of its kind.

Author: Mary Ellen Harte

Publisher: Eagles View Publishing

ISBN: 094360463X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 685

Special Lay-Flat binding keeps the book open while you work! 18 Full Color pages.Devoted to creating beautiful costume jewelry by stringing beads, this is the first comprehensive beadwork book of its kind. It is an easy-to-use craft book that lets you create quality costume jewelry for any occasion. Most projects use faceted glass beads in combination with silver and gold seed beads to mimic the look of the gem encrusted creations worn by royalty and celebrities - several patterns are inspired by actual pieces in famous jewelry houses or collections. Large, clear, graphic illustrations are supplied, with instructions on how to string the beads, and the book has a special lay-flat binding that keeps it open for ready reference while beading. Beading patterns ranging from simple to sophisticated, royal to romantic, and modern to vintage, allow you to create unique, elegant or glamorous jewelry for any outfit, any occasion, any holiday! A concise section on Materials explains the different types of beads available and specifically what you need to get started, while the Methods section describes the process of beadworking - how to layout your design and workplace, how to start a piece, how to add on beads and thread, and how to finish a piece. In addition, valuable tips on designing at the start of each section (Necklaces, Bracelets and Earrings) will expand your creative horizons. After this, the fun begins. A diverse array of beading techniques are illustrated in both the Necklace and the Bracelet sections that follow, and they include quick and easy, as well as in-depth patterns. The largest section has over 25 patterns just for necklaces: learn to create jeweled blossoms, chandeliers, dangling curtains, or lacy networks - or simply create a necklace that elegantly shows off your prize beads! The book concludes with over a dozen patterns for dazzling earrings of all types – and most can be made within an hour! Enjoy a treasure trove of techniques, ideas and great jewelry patterns! 96 pages with 18 color plates. A must for any beader who loves creating beaded jewelry.
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Making Bead Wire Jewelry

Making Bead   Wire Jewelry

Provides instructions for creating more than seventy jewelry pieces.

Author: Dawn Cusick

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 1579903886

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 736

Provides instructions for creating more than seventy jewelry pieces.
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Beading With Pearls

Beading With Pearls

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.

Author: LARK BOOKS

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781600590375

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 632

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!
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Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners

Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners

Walks you through the process of creating nearly two-dozen different designs.

Author: Cecilia Leibovitz

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 1641526424

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 666

Gorgeous beaded jewelry, handcrafted by you--a beginner's guide Ever seen an amazing piece of beaded jewelry and wondered how it was made? Now you have the secrets! Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners is a comprehensive guide that shows you how to make incredible necklaces, earrings, and bracelets that you'll love wearing and sharing. Perfect for people new to jewelry making, Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners walks you through the process of creating nearly two-dozen different designs. Master everything from picking the perfect beads to making your own findings (functional pieces, like clasps and earring wires). You'll even get helpful advice for starting your own jewelry line. The bedazzling world of beading awaits--make it yours! Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners includes: Beading for beginners--Discover a wide variety of beads, must-have tools, and techniques (including bead stringing, knotting, and wire wrapping) that every aspiring jeweler needs to know. Practice makes perfect--Hone your skills on Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners' 21 stylish designs--each featuring detailed instructions that let you know the necessary supplies and skills. Craft into business--Finished some pieces but not sure what to do with them? Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners offers professional advice on how to promote and sell your work. Whether you want to learn how to create great looking jewelry just for you or shape incredible pieces to share with the world, Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners makes it easy.
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Beading with Cabochons

Beading with Cabochons

With this gloriously photographed and illustrated manual at hand, beaders can create awe-inspiring jewelry.

Author: Jamie Cloud Eakin

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 1579907180

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 926

With this gloriously photographed and illustrated manual at hand, beaders can create awe-inspiring jewelry. It's the only current, comprehensive guide to working with cabochons--a flat piece of rock or mineral--and it covers all the basics, along with a range of new creative techniques and hot trends. Find out which tools and materials to use, which beads work best, and how to wrap them round the stones. Craft turned, pointed, twisted, brick stitch, ruffled, or scalloped edges, or add decorative fringe. For something dramatic, combine more than one cabochon in a single piece. Or, instead of natural stone, use dichroic glass or other found objects. Make a glittering brooch, funky bracelets, a wearable art necklace, and other showstoppers.
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Jewelry and Beading Designs For Dummies

Jewelry and Beading Designs For Dummies

The basics of jewelry making and beading — assemble your gear, work with pliers, and brush up on stringing, bead weaving, and wire wrapping Start with simple projects — use elastic cord, ribbon, leather, a wire jig, and more to make ...

Author: Heather Dismore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118068459

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 312

View: 348

Do you love jewelry and beading? Would you like to know how to make chic jewelry and accessories? Jewelry & Beading Designs for Dummies is packed with patterns, step-by-step instructions, and inspiring color photos to get you stringing, knotting, and looping in no time. From earrings and necklaces to pins, purses, charms, and more, you’ll discover new techniques for making just the right pieces to suit you — or give as fantastic, fashionable gifts! This easy-to-follow visual guide speeds you right into the basics of jewelry making: assembling your gear; working with pliers; and fine-tuning your stringing, bead weaving, and wire wrapping skills. You’ll use elastic cord, ribbon, leather, a wire jig, and more to make bracelets, bookmarks, pendants, and napkin rings. Before you know it, you’ll take your skills to the next level and beyond, using multiple techniques and materials on thrilling and unconventional designs. Discover how to: Make more than 75 fresh, fun, and practical projects Hone your basic jewelry making skills Work with silver, leather, glass beads, and crystals Create rings, bracelets, phone covers, wine charms, and more Use bead crimping, knotting, and weaving to make beautiful designs Make stunning earrings and necklaces using a wire jig Fabricate beads and wire components Find nontraditional materials such as hardware, beach glass, and more Add beauty, skill, and satisfaction to your life with a little help from Jewelry and Beading Designs For Dummies!
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Beading with Filigree

Beading with Filigree

Delicate, luminous, beautiful: no wonder metal filigree components are a jeweler’s treasure.

Author: Cynthia Deis

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1600591876

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 460

Delicate, luminous, beautiful: no wonder metal filigree components are a jeweler’s treasure. From antique brass and copper to shimmering silver and gold, they pair perfectly with a variety of beads. This latest entry in the bestselling Beading with series features 33 sophisticated and utterly stylish projects. The techniques are simple; the variety is stunning; and the designs are contemporary and accessible. Learn how to shape filigree components and alter their finish. Discover special techniques for combining the beads with the filigree. Release your creativity on projects packed with high-end style. The Dinner at Eight Necklace weds diamond-shaped filigree connectors with sparkly crystal beads. Whimsical Whirlwind Earrings feature painted filigree and silk ribbon that provide a surprising pop of color. Every piece is gorgeous!
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Learn to Make Bead Jewellery

Learn to Make Bead Jewellery

This is a comprehensive guide to designing and creating beautiful beaded jewellery using simple stringing techniques.

Author: Lynn Davy

Publisher:

ISBN: 1782213392

Category: Beadwork

Page: 112

View: 496

This is a comprehensive guide to designing and creating beautiful beaded jewellery using simple stringing techniques. Featuring 35 colourful projects, beginning with a pair of simple earrings and working up to the dramatic beaded collar, this resource will teach you the skills you need to make perfect jewellery for any occasion. The instructions are particularly clear, showing each project in various stages of completion (just as it will appear to the beader), with extra step-by-step sequences to teach new skills. Master the ins and outs of stringing, crimping, knotting, basic wirework, and more.
Categories: Beadwork

Beading VISUAL Quick Tips

Beading VISUAL Quick Tips

Expert tips and tricks for making beaded jewelry are at your fingertips–anywhere you go. Beading VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need.

Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118153192

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 558

Expert tips and tricks for making beaded jewelry are at your fingertips–anywhere you go. Beading VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, it shows you how to make beautiful beaded jewelry using the hottest beading supplies and beading techniques: stringing and finishing beading wire, cord, thread, and ribbon; using head and eye pins; knotting between beads; creating beaded knots and lace; making tassels and fringe; weaving with the peyote stitch; beading with macrame knots and braids; and more.
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Beading with World Beads

Beading with World Beads

As with the other books in the series, this lavishly illustrated volume offers an introduction to scores of different beads, illustrates all the basic techniques, and presents both beginner and intermediate projects from a pool of talented ...

Author: Ray Hemachandra

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1600592988

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 127

View: 519

Explore a world of beads! The newest entry in Lark’s popular Beading with...series goes international and multicultural, with more than 30 dazzling jewelry projects that showcase popular "tribal” and "ethnic” beads. As with the other books in the series, this lavishly illustrated volume offers an introduction to scores of different beads, illustrates all the basic techniques, and presents both beginner and intermediate projects from a pool of talented designers. The one-of-a kind pieces range from Jean Campbell’s jangly Milagros Charm Bracelet to Elizabeth Glass Geltman and Rachel Geltman’s porcelain-beaded "A New Chinese Twist”--with stops in India, Africa, and many other countries along the way.
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Bead Basics 101

Bead Basics 101

From clasps to crimp beads, you will find it here. Just follow the photos and you will be stringing lovely works of dazzling jeweled art in no time. Bead Basics 101 is THE comprehensive introductory guide to making beautiful bead jewelry.

Author: Suzanne McNeill

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 9781607651390

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 953

Bead Basics 101 is your one-stop, all-purpose source for every aspect of beading. From clasps to crimp beads, you will find it here. Just follow the photos and you will be stringing lovely works of dazzling jeweled art in no time.
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