Beaded Jewelry with Found Objects: Incorporate Anything from Buttons to Shells (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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If You Can Find It, You Can Bead It



A nifty necklace created from a worn piece of beach glass?

A bold brooch made out of a Chinese game piece?

A pair of exquisite earrings from recycled insulin bottles?



There is no question that ...

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Overview

If You Can Find It, You Can Bead It



A nifty necklace created from a worn piece of beach glass?

A bold brooch made out of a Chinese game piece?

A pair of exquisite earrings from recycled insulin bottles?



There is no question that even the mundane can be transformed to the magnificent through the creative insight of author Carole Rodgers.



Whether it is something you found in the local hardware store or something you literally picked up on your last outdoor adventure, you can convert everyday objects into jewelry pieces to admire.



Featured in this book:



  • More than 30 innovative ideas for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and broaches


  • Exhaustive overview of beading techniques, including eight different weaving stitches along with numerous strap and fringe variations


  • Simple step-by-step instructions, accompanies by 225 how-to illustrations and 100 full-color photographs


  • Inspirational gallery pieces from 12 other beaded jewelry artists
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440222658
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 1/24/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,342,604
  • File size: 31 MB
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Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Chapter 1 Getting Started 7
Found Objects 8
Beads 8
Tools and Supplies 11
Work Area 14
Beading Tips and Techniques 14
Chapter 2 The Weaving Stitches 17
Right-Angle Weave 18
Ladder Stitch 21
Basic Even-Number Flat Peyote Stitch (Gourd Stitch) 22
Vertical Netting or Lattice Weave 24
Backstitching 25
Couching 26
Chapter 3 Straps, Necklaces, and Fringe 27
The Straps 28
Simple Stringing 28
Scalloped Peyote 29
Potawatomi Weave 30
Spiral Rope 31
Herringbone Chain (Chevron) 32
Right-Angle Weave Variations 33
The Fringe 34
Straight Fringe 34
Branched Fringe 34
Looped Fringe 35
Twisted Fringe 35
Gallery 36
Chapter 4 Beading a Cabochon 37
Leopard Skin Agate Brooch 38
Bronze Septarian Necklace 42
Root Beer Septarian Necklace 44
Potawatomi Septarian Necklace 46
Marble Moon Man Necklace 48
Amethyst Crystal Necklace 51
Imperial Jasper Necklace and Earrings 54
Fluorite Slab Necklace 57
Magnifying Glass Necklace 60
Painted Stone Doughnut Necklace 62
Gallery 64
Chapter 5 Wearable Hardware 65
Drawer-Pull Lariat 66
Heavy-Metal Necklace 68
Key-Plate Necklace 70
Copper Elbow Choker 72
Fuses Bracelet 74
Gallery 76
Chapter 6 All That Glitters Might Be Glass 77
Green Perfume Bottle Necklace 78
Chinese Pottery Necklace 82
Beach Glass Necklace 84
Beaded Bottle Earrings 86
Chapter 7 Something's Fishy 89
Spinners and Eye Pins Set 90
Fish Worm Necklace and Earrings 92
Swivels Jewelry Set 94
Gallery 96
Chapter 8 Playing Games with Beading 97
Dominoes Necklace and Earrings 98
Scrabble Tile Bracelet 100
Mahjongg Tile Necklace 102
Mahjongg Tile Brooch 104
Chapter 9 Buttons and Coins 107
Pearl-and-Gold Button Necklace 108
Old Button Necklace 110
Chinese Coin Necklace 112
Gallery 114
Chapter 10 Shells and Other Natural Things 115
Beaded Gourd Necklace 116
Shell Brooch 118
Crystal Point Necklace 120
Leather Pouch Necklace 122
Gallery 124
Resources 126
Contributors 127
About the Author 128
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