Glass Beads: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft

Glass Beads: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft

by Louise Mehaffey

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Overview

Louise Mehaffey is a master with the torch, melting glass and wrapping it around a metal rod called a mandrel to create beautiful glass beads. In this book she provides safe and easy techniques for making beads of all shapes and sizes, with tips on setting up a studio, buying the necessary tools and materials, and learning the basic skills. Helpful step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate how to make various shapes, from round to rectangle, and add interesting effects, such as etching and gold leaf inclusions. There are 22 projects featured, including a dot bead, hollow eye bead, petal bead, Christmas tree, and snowman.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811703765
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 07/21/2008
Series: Heritage Crafts Series
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Louise Mehaffey has been creating glass crafts for more than 25 years. She works from her studio, The Glass Place, in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.

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