Marcia DeCoster's Beads in Motion: 24 Jewelry Projects that Spin, Sway, Swing, and Slideby Marcia DeCoster
Beaders will rejoice in this long-awaited new collection from world-famous teacher and designer Marcia DeCoster. DeCoster has devised 24 stunning beadwoven jewelry projects that showcase dynamism and movementfrom a simple drop that swings from chains to elaborate pieces with intricate components that spin around a core of beads or along a beaded base. They're playful, delightful, and inspirational!
“Each of the 24 projects in this intriguing book incorporates some type of motion, such as swinging, swaying, and spinning. If you love kinetic jewelry, this is the book for you! In addition to excellent illustrations and photographs, Marcia also explains the basics of 10 favorite stitches and provides a fabulous eight-page gallery of beautiful jewelry for the reader to marvel over. You won't be disappointed!” Bead & Button
“The projects in Marcia DeCoster's Beads in Motion offer an element of motion and encourage exploration of design concepts of movement, reusable components, and color.” Beadwork magazine
In her second book, DeCoster (Marcia DeCoster's Beaded Opulence: Elegant Jewelry Projects with Right Angle Weave) focuses on beaded jewelry projects that emphasize movement. The projects use a variety of stitches and techniques, including right-angle weave and its variants, peyote stitch, herringbone stitch, and netting. VERDICT Experienced beadworkers with a taste for intricate jewelry will find an abundance of exciting projects in this collection of attention-grabbing statement pieces.
Meet the Author
Marcia DeCoster is a popular beading teacher and blogger with an international following. Her first book, Marcia DeCoster's Beaded Opulence, was the second offering in Lark Jewelry & Beading's Beadweaving Master Class series. Marcia's work was included in Masters: Beadweaving and Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry (both Lark). Her website is marciadecoster.com. She lives in Lemon Grove, CA.
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