Making Jewelry with Gemstone Beads

Making Jewelry with Gemstone Beads

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Combines the popular craft of beading with beautiful semi-precious stones, which are collected by many. Features a variety of versatile ideas which can be adapted for any type of gem or bead. Readers will learn to reate beautiful gemstone jewelry with this dazzling collection of over 100 projects, ranging from eyecatching earrings and accessories to exquisite necklaces and bracelets. This beautiful book offers an impressive range of 28 beautiful semi-precious stones (including birthstones) and a glimpse into the fascinating history and mythical properties behind them. Projects range from the simplest stringing to more detailed beadwork to cater for all levels of ability. Clear artworks, beautiful photographs and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions ensure flawless results.Thread on another 20 small rocaille beads, then thread through the next rocaille, crystal and tiger eye sequence on the first wire (diagram A). TIP Before starting to thread, check that the holes of all beads at the lower centre of the necklace willanbsp;...

Title:Making Jewelry with Gemstone Beads
Author:Barbara Case
Publisher:David & Charles - 2007-10-19


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