All About Beads: Over 100 Jewellery Designs to Make and Wear

All About Beads: Over 100 Jewellery Designs to Make and Wear

By: Barbara Case (author)Paperback

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This book contains over 100 fabulous step-by-step jewellery projects, including necklaces, pendants, bracelets, earrings, brooches, pins and hair-slides. It takes you from novice to expert, covering all aspects from bead purchase and storage to jewellery making and even display and selling. It features beads and components from worldwide sources in a dazzling variety of styles, colours, sizes and shapes. Easy-to-follow instructions cover a huge range of techniques from simple and traditional to modern and innovative. Extensive suppliers list ensures the reader has the pick of the best beads available.

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About Author

Barbara Case has adored beads for over 30 years, eventually establishing a successful mail order business, Beads Exclusive, and designing for UK retail stores. Barbara has sold the business, but continues to design and make beautiful jewellery. Barbara lives in Newton Abbot, Devon.


Introduction; The History of Beads; Tools, Materials and Basic Techniques; Buying and Storing Beads; Selling Jewellery; Project Chapters: memory lane; murano miracles; glass with class; czech it out; crystal gazing; brilliant bugles; rainbow of rocaille; precious pearls; pearlessence; designer gallery; oriental treasures; going for a thong; sensational shells; wild about wire; birthday beads; beaded gems; shimmering silver; golden cache; arabian nights; charmed I'm sure; chain gang; earring-fest; money earners; Glossary; Suppliers; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/03/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780715322840
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780715322840
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0715322842

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