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The craft of beading has taken on new life in recent years. Today's beaders are combining the traditional stitches of Native American, African, and European origin with imaginative new techniques to create stunning statement pieces that are youthful, modern, and meant to be seen! In "Small Beads Big Jewelry," professional jewelry designer Jean Power offers instructions forThe craft of beading has taken on new life in recent years. Today's beaders are combining the traditional stitches of Native American, African, and European origin with imaginative new techniques to create stunning statement pieces that are youthful, modern, and meant to be seen! In "Small Beads Big Jewelry," professional jewelry designer Jean Power offers instructions for 30 funky, chunky pieces that will stand out from the crowd. Both new and more advanced beaders will enjoy this impressive range of projects, each flagged according to skill level, and organized by time--from earrings and rings that can be completed in under an hour, to complex geometric pieces that take five hours or more. They'll also find: An overview of the necessary tools and the various bead typesA chapter of valuable advice and insight from professional beadersInstructions for essential stitches, including ladder, brick, herringbone, and peyote30 step-by-step projects for rings, necklaces, pendants, hair ornaments, and more Projects include alternate colorways and instructions for adapting designs to create a range of pieces. With more than 200 beautiful full-color illustrations and easy-to-follow diagrams, "Small Beads Big Jewelry" will be the must-have craft guide for 2014!...

Title : Small Beads, Big Jewelry
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ISBN : 9781438003511
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 143 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Small Beads, Big Jewelry Reviews

  • Stacey Barnett
    2019-04-14 20:28

    Pretty goodI'm usually happy if I find a book with good pics and a few projects I want to try. This one doesn't have the best way of explaining the directions but the pics are great and there are several projects I want to do. There are a few pieces that are pictured but not explained very well. However if you're experienced you can figure it out. Not good for a beginner

  • Kim
    2019-04-17 21:21

    Some cute spins on most of the basic beadweaving stitches. Occasionally some sloppy beadwork or photography; you can see errant threads or broken beads here & there, but overall a very clever presentation. I'd like to make about half of the projects presented, and make them over & over & over...

  • Mortira
    2019-04-17 22:22

    An excellent resource for beginner and intermediate beadweavers. Full review on my blog.