Designing Jewelry with Glass Beads

Designing Jewelry with Glass Beads

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by Stephanie Sersich
     
 

In this collection of inspiring pieces, aspiring jewelers and practicing designers alike will find accessible advice across a range of 20 glass bead projects. Explained in a conversational style and with step-by-step instructions, the guide—which includes projects such as necklaces, bracelets, pendants, and brooches—encourages crafters to use a mix of

Overview

In this collection of inspiring pieces, aspiring jewelers and practicing designers alike will find accessible advice across a range of 20 glass bead projects. Explained in a conversational style and with step-by-step instructions, the guide—which includes projects such as necklaces, bracelets, pendants, and brooches—encourages crafters to use a mix of inexpensive, commercially available beads as well as one-of-a-kind, handmade glass beads. This comprehensive handbook also explains wirework, stringing, sewing, and a variety of knotting techniques, while throughout the book sidebars on the inspirations and creations of glass jewelry artists offer unique perspectives on creating artful glass jewelry.

Editorial Reviews

Whipup.net
I really enjoyed the colourful designs and the simple way the projects are explained and broken down. Highly recommend.
About.com Guide to Jewelry Making
Lots of creative ideas for incorporating lamp-work and other glass beads into jewelry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596680470
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Stephanie Sersich is an exhibiting bead artist who teaches workshops internationally. Her jewelry has appeared in several books, including Beading for the Soul. She lives in Portland, Maine.

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Designing Jewelry with Glass Beads 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DianneJ More than 1 year ago
Very well written, lots of information. The designs in this book are easy enough for someone just starting out. I have purchased a lot of craft books over the years and I have to say this is one of the best.