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KLIATTMore than 30 beautiful pieces of jewelry are featured in this well illustrated book. An opening section describes basic techniques, necessary equipment, findings, and adhesives, along with various materials used in creating jewelry—beads, buttons, shells, and different cords. Each project description includes a large color photo of the finished item in addition to a detailed materials list and complete directions. Projects include a five-row floating bead necklace; pearl and crystal drop earrings; a choker with silver spacers; a mother of pearl and pleated ribbon choker; a bugle bead bracelet with crystal drops; a rocaille round bracelet, and many more gorgeous items. A special section at the end of the book provides additional information about decorating individual beads, making jewelry from wire, recycling beads and making beads from clay. A listing of suppliers includes both web and phone addresses, making it easy to purchase supplies. This is a wonderful book! KLIATT Codes: JSA*—Exceptional book, recommended for junior and senior high school students, advanced students, and adults. 2005, Barron's, 128p. illus. index., Ages 12 to adult.