Bead Fantasies II: More Beautiful, Easy-to-Make Jewelry

Overview

From the streets to the runways, beaded jewelry and accessories continue to be seen everywhere.

Now, with beautiful color photos, detailed drawings and step-by-step instructions, renowned jewelry designer Takako Samejima makes it easy for even the beginner to create eye-catching, original bead accessories. The book is divided into three sections. The first part focuses on different accessories designed around one motif, for example a clover, a diamond-shaped flower, a crown. The...

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Overview

From the streets to the runways, beaded jewelry and accessories continue to be seen everywhere.

Now, with beautiful color photos, detailed drawings and step-by-step instructions, renowned jewelry designer Takako Samejima makes it easy for even the beginner to create eye-catching, original bead accessories. The book is divided into three sections. The first part focuses on different accessories designed around one motif, for example a clover, a diamond-shaped flower, a crown. The second section offers patterns that allow readers to use their own beads to create completely original pieces. The third part, entitled "Bead Items," is organized by type of accessory - rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and brooches.

Bead Fantasies II offers features that will be indispensable to the novice beader: an introduction to various kinds of beads, beading techniques with step-by-step color pictures, and descriptions of tools which the reader will need to get started.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784889961881
  • Publisher: Japan Publications Trading
  • Publication date: 10/7/2005
  • Series: Bead Fantasies Series
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

TAKAKO SAMEJIMA has been making bead accessories since she was in elementary school. She opened her own atelier named Crystalloid in 1995. Her characteristic designs-chic, colorful, sophisticated motifs- are popular among beaders and have been featured in Japanese fashion magazines.

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  • Posted January 15, 2012

    Homemade Glam!

    A visual ans verbal instruction book for beautiful beaded jewelery. The book is good for beginners as well as advanced beaders.

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