500 Beaded Objects: New Dimensions in Contemporary Beadwork

Overview

Celebrate the amazing evolution of beadwork from a simple craft to expressive art. Every stunning sculpture, vessel, figure, loomed and woven work, free-form installation, and piece of jewelry shown here in glorious color photos is gallery-quality and thoroughly unique. Jennifer Maestre?s intricate, swooping pencil-point bead sculptures explore form, motion, and space. A. Kimberlin Blackburn has fashioned lush Hawaiian Island scenes out of glass beads and hand-carved wood. The ever-innovative David K. Chatt has ...

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Overview

Celebrate the amazing evolution of beadwork from a simple craft to expressive art. Every stunning sculpture, vessel, figure, loomed and woven work, free-form installation, and piece of jewelry shown here in glorious color photos is gallery-quality and thoroughly unique. Jennifer Maestre’s intricate, swooping pencil-point bead sculptures explore form, motion, and space. A. Kimberlin Blackburn has fashioned lush Hawaiian Island scenes out of glass beads and hand-carved wood. The ever-innovative David K. Chatt has entries ranging from the pointed commentary, White Men in Suits, to vivid jewelry. For a little humor, try Valeria Harlow’s masterful Toe Mangler, a testament to every woman who has ever suffered in uncomfortable shoes. This amazing collection is truly state-of-the-art.

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"If you are jewelry designer – and especially if your preferred medium is beads – you need this book for your library. It will be a treat for your imagination."  –BellaOnline
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579905491
  • Publisher: Lark Books NC
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Series: 500 Series
  • Pages: 420
  • Sales rank: 892,131
  • Product dimensions: 7.96 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 1.17 (d)

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