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Elegant Knotted Jewelry: Techniques and Projects Using Maedeup
     

Elegant Knotted Jewelry: Techniques and Projects Using Maedeup

by Becky Meverden
 

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Explore Maedeup, the ancient art of Korean knotting.

Now you can discover the beautiful, traditional craft of maedeup, as you create gorgeous jewelry projects using colorful cording and beads. Author Becky Meverden first shows you how to create the knots themselves, then how to use them in projects from a simple pair of knotted earrings to an intricate dragonfly

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Explore Maedeup, the ancient art of Korean knotting.

Now you can discover the beautiful, traditional craft of maedeup, as you create gorgeous jewelry projects using colorful cording and beads. Author Becky Meverden first shows you how to create the knots themselves, then how to use them in projects from a simple pair of knotted earrings to an intricate dragonfly necklace and a modern wire plus cord watch.

Elegant Knotted Jewelry includes everything you'll need to know to create your own maedeup jewelry:

  • Step-by-step instructions that guide you through tying 10 traditional Korean knots
  • 30 beautiful, elegant projects incorporating the techniques you've learned, updating this traditional art for the 21st Century
  • Tips on designing and planning your own original maedeup jewelry—information on everything from how to calculate the amount of cording you'll need to how to tighten the knots
  • Insight into the history and culture behind the craft
Whether you're a knowledgeable knot crafter or new to knots, Elegant Knotted Jewelry will inspire you to explore the world of Korean knots and create beautiful maedeup jewelry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440315503
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/19/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
991,514
File size:
19 MB
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Meet the Author

Becky Maverden currently lives in South Korea where she is learning the art of maedeup from maedeup masters. In addition to Korean knotting, Becky is skilled in polymer clay, precious metal clay, glass bead making, quilting and other crafts. Becky has appeared regularly on HGTV's Carol Duvall Show for ten seasons and she has published a variety of books.

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