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The Art & Soul of Glass Beads

by Richard Pearce Susan Ray

At last, a book that explores the origins and renaissance of lampwork glass beads and offers a one-on-one journey with fourteen exceptional glass bead artists as they create more than 20 projects. Step-by-step instruction and beautiful photography shows crafters how to create stunning necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and much more. This new reference gives an inside look at the artists' creative processes, including how they choose color and materials and how they add the finishing touches. Most importantly, they reveal how serendipity plays a role in their creative processes. Readers will be inspired to embark on an artistic journey to create magnificent works of art for future generations to behold.

The Art & Soul of Glass Beads.

by Richard Pearce Susan Ray

Step-by-step instruction and beautiful photography shows crafters how to create stunning necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and much more. This new reference gives an inside look at the artists' creative processes, including how they choose color and materials and how they add the finishing touches. Most importantly, they reveal how serendipity plays a role in their creative processes. Readers will be inspired to embark on an artistic journey to create magnificent works of art for future generations to behold.

Beaded Jewelry

by Susan Ray

Your One-Stop Source for Beading Know-How Jewelry and beading expert Susan Ray, along with dozens of expert jewelry artists, bring you this complete tutorial for making your own jewelry to fit your personal style. Whether you prefer professional and polished, classic and elegant, or casual and comfortable, you will find the designs and information needed to complete your jewelry pieces using this book. You will also benefit from valuable lessons in: Bead history Bead sizing, definitions, weights and charts Organizing and caring for your beads Stringing basics Preparing findings and closures, found objects and vintage findings Creating beads with metal clay, polymer clay, lampwork and more Stitching with beads Selling your jewelry With so much essential information within these pages,Beaded Jewelry the Complete Guideis your one-stop source for everything you need to know about beading.

Beaded Jewelry The Complete Guide

by Susan Ray

Your One-Stop Source for Beading Know-How Jewelry and beading expert Susan Ray, along with dozens of expert jewelry artists, bring you this complete tutorial for making your own jewelry to fit your personal style. Whether you prefer professional and polished, classic and elegant, or casual and comfortable, you will find the designs and information needed to complete your jewelry pieces using this book. You will also benefit from valuable lessons in: Bead history Bead sizing, definitions, weights and charts Organizing and caring for your beads Stringing basics Preparing findings and closures, found objects and vintage findings Creating beads with metal clay, polymer clay, lampwork and more Stitching with beads Selling your jewelry With so much essential information within these pages, Beaded Jewelry the Complete Guide is your one-stop source for everything you need to know about beading.

Easy Beaded Jewelry

by Susan Ray

Learn, Sell, Teach From the novice beader who is just learning to string a bracelet to the experienced jewelry-maker who is already out selling and teaching the art to others, everyone can find something to love on the pages within. Experienced jewelry designers Susan Ray and Sue Wilke walk you through the basics and then launch into a plethora of engaging jewelry designs for you to replicate. Along the way, they offer tips and tidbits to make your beading experience as enjoyable as possible. Featured inside: 75 projects showcasing bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings, watches and miniature amulet bags 300 gorgeous full-color photographs and illustrations to accompany easy-to-follow instructions Extensive techniques section covering beading basics, necessary tools and tips on personal style, color choice and design options

Easy Beaded Jewelry

by Susan Ray Sue Wilke

Learn, Sell, Teach From the novice beader who is just learning to string a bracelet to the experienced jewelry-maker who is already out selling and teaching the art to others, everyone can find something to love on the pages within. Experienced jewelry designers Susan Ray and Sue Wilke walk you through the basics and then launch into a plethora of engaging jewelry designs for you to replicate. Along the way, they offer tips and tidbits to make your beading experience as enjoyable as possible. Featured inside: 75 projects showcasing bracelets, necklaces, rings, earrings, watches and miniature amulet bags 300 gorgeous full-color photographs and illustrations to accompany easy-to-follow instructions Extensive techniques section covering beading basics, necessary tools and tips on personal style, color choice and design options

Organic Beaded Jewelry

by Susan Ray

The excitement surrounding jewelry making is based, in part, on the wide variety of materials available. Organic Beaded Jewelry bridges the gap between assorted materials used to create find jewelry, and demonstrates techniques to make truly unique items. Organic jewelry accounts for something with a natural form, shape or function, or items made from natural materials or those that mimic nature. Whether its precious metal or polymer clay, glass, and gemstones, this complete reference offers options for more than 40 stunning pieces of jewelry including necklaces and bracelets. In addition to more than 150 color illustrations, the book includes the techniques and creativity of other well-known artists, for an unrivaled how-to resource!

ORGANIC BEADED jewelry

by Susan Ray

The excitement surrounding jewelry making is based, in part, on the wide variety of materials available. Organic Beaded Jewelry bridges the gap between assorted materials used to create find jewelry, and demonstrates techniques to make truly unique items. Organic jewelry accounts for something with a natural form, shape or function, or items made from natural materials or those that mimic nature. Whether its precious metal or polymer clay, glass and gemstones, this complete reference offers options for more than 40 stunning pieces of jewelry including necklaces and bracelets. In addition to more than 150 color illustrations, the book includes the techniques and creativity of other well-known artists, for an unrivaled how-to resource!

Wire-Jewelry Workshop

by Susan Ray

Great variety of techniques gathered by an impressive panel of beading experts Provides detailed instructions to put to use, and then post on beading blogs for others to learn from Beading basics never go out of style, because like many beaders, you are always looking for ways to efficiently and creatively design projects. This must-have guide covers essential skills including chain maille, cutting wire, making P loops, bending wire, making eye loops, jump rings, and using a wrapped bead link technique. Among the 20+ projects featured in the book, you will discover instructions for earrings, chokers, necklaces, pendants and more, all designed by the author and other respected jewelry artists.

Wire Jewelry Workshop: Techniques for Working with Wire and Beads

by Susan Ray

Great variety of techniques gathered by an impressive panel of beading experts Provides detailed instructions to put to use, and then post on beading blogs for others to learn from Beading basics never go out of style, because like many beaders, you are always looking for ways to efficiently and creatively design projects. This must-have guide covers essential skills including chain maille, cutting wire, making P loops, bending wire, making eye loops, jump rings, and using a wrapped bead link technique. Among the 20+ projects featured in the book, you will discover instructions for earrings, chokers, necklaces, pendants and more, all designed by the author and other respected jewelry artists.

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