Begin your jewelry journey with the basics, including a photographic glossary of jewelry materials and tools. Then, learn fundamental techniques such as making wire loops, adding a clasp, and opening and closing a jump ring.
A wide variety of projects offer even more techniques. Make basic drop earrings, a beaded cluster bracelet, a woven bracelet with pearls, elegant draped chain earrings, a beaded memory wire bracelet, and much more. Build your skills with each piece you make, and try the project variations-or design your own creations. Clear step-by-step instructions and photos make the process easy and fun.
In Bead Jewelry 101 you'll also discover: A world of beautiful beads, including metal, pearl, plastic, polymer clay, stone, shell, and wood.Approachable techniques for beading, wire work, and stringing that will boost your jewelry-making skills.A wide variety of jewelry styles: sophisticated, playful, chic, bohemian, and modern.Troubleshooting tips and quick references Beginners will find the accompanying online videos that capture the techniques in action an invaluable resource. In no time, you'll be making jewelry you'll be proud to wear.
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.
Publisher: Quarry Books
Number of pages: 200
Dimensions: 235 x 191 mm
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