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Beading

RRP $19.99

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Designed with the absolute beginner in mind, this book also serves as an excellent refresher course. It offers a practical review of bead jewelry making techniques, with straightforward instructions and clear step-by-step diagrams. Readers are taken back to the very beginning to help them learn about the tools they will need, how to care for them, and the materials they will work with. Three simple practice projects are provided for making a pair of earrings, a simple necklace, and fringing a scarf. A guide to weaving beads on a loom includes two easy-to-follow beadweaving designs plus advice for creating original designs.


Beading: 200 Q&a

RRP $37.99

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Using the handy easy-reference Q&A format, this comprehensive guide for both beginning hobbyists and experienced jewellery makers opens with a detailed section that describes the many different kinds of beads available to craftspersons.

They include glass and lampwork beads, as well as beads made of crystal, natural or cultured pearls, ceramics, metal, wood, seeds, and semi-precious stones. The book's second section deals with what bead makers call findings, the hooks, clasps, crimps, posts, and other materials used to mount beads and transform them into jewelry. A third section focuses on threads and wires for beaded necklaces and bracelets, and a fourth section describes the array of essential beading tools, which include special needles, pliers, cutters, beading boards, and more.

The book's remaining sections instruct in stringing and knotting, bead weaving, bead looming, advanced wirework techniques, and creative ways to use beads. The book's 200 questions and answers are complemented with approximately 100 colour illustrations.


A Beginner's Guide To Beading (leisure Arts #1602)

RRP $13.95

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If you're new to beading, this book is especially for you. Clear directions and color photography on the use of findings and beads will give you inspiration galore and the knowledge you need to enter the world of creative beading.



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