Big Book of Crystal Beads: 70+ Bracelets, Earrings, Necklaces, and Rings

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The Big Book of Crystal Beads by Patricia Ponce is a sumptuous volume filled with sparkling jewelry for every occasion that is made using cut-crystal beads. Organized by season, the beautiful collection of rings, earrings, bracelets, and pendants includes a spring ring in pale lime green and pink, a summer bracelet in cobalt-and-sea-water blue, an autumn bracelet in amber, and winter earrings in clear crystal and pearls. Most projects are of a "doable" scale in time and money, inspiring confidence and original ...

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Overview

The Big Book of Crystal Beads by Patricia Ponce is a sumptuous volume filled with sparkling jewelry for every occasion that is made using cut-crystal beads. Organized by season, the beautiful collection of rings, earrings, bracelets, and pendants includes a spring ring in pale lime green and pink, a summer bracelet in cobalt-and-sea-water blue, an autumn bracelet in amber, and winter earrings in clear crystal and pearls. Most projects are of a "doable" scale in time and money, inspiring confidence and original designs. All of the projects include clear step-by-step directions, and are shown in concise, easy-to-follow color-coded diagrams that track the sequence of steps needed to make the jewelry. A special section on the basic materials and techniques introduces the work. The work concludes with a comprehensive Index

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580113854
  • Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.25 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Ponce is a gifted artist and beader who has worked with crystal beads for a long time. Innovative and creative in her approach to a traditional craft, Ms. Ponce brings her appreciable skills and contemporary sense of style to a collection of beaded jewelry that has been called "poetic."

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Table of Contents

Big Book of Crystal Beads

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

SPRING 26

Translucent Ring 28

Maureen Ring 30

Starlet Set 32

Nosegay Pendant 36

Morning Glory Ring 38

Peony Ring 40

Forget-Me-Not Pendant 42

Du Barry Ring 44

Vega Set 46

Double-Heart Pendant 50

Clematis Ring 52

Butterfly Ring 54

Rose-Garden Bracelet 56

Butterfly Pin 58

Floral-Heart Pendant 60

SUMMER 62

Sunshine Set 64

Dahlia Ring 68

Two-Lovers Ring 70

Iris Ring 72

Lucky-Turtle Pendant 74

Moonlight Ring 76

Bella Set 78

Coralline Earrings 82

Wedding Ring 84

Robyn Bracelet 86

Petals Set 88

Geometric Ring 92

Emerald Earrings 94

Lightning Ring 96
 
FALL 98

Rose-Window Ring 100

Exquisite Set 102

Gothic-Cross Pendant 106

Sunset Bracelet 108

Love Pendant 110

Gypsy Ring 112

Wildflower Ring 114

Indian Summer Pendant 116

Wallflower Ring 118

Flower-Basket Ring 120

Diane Earrings 122

Comet Ring 124

Enchanted Bracelet 126

Jennifer Ring 128

Lark Ring 130

Nora Ring 132

WINTER 134

Treasured Set 136

Countess Ring 140

Evening-Party Pendant 142

Knight's Ring 144

Shooting-Star Set 146

Oval Ring 150

Declaration Set 152

Fuchsia Set 156

Planet Ring 160

Eighteenth Ring 162

Ocean Ring 166

Infinity Ring 168

Midnight Ring 170

Constellation Ring 172

INDEX 174

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