Beading With Crystals
Beautiful Jewelry, Simple Techniques Bicones, buttons, drops, rhinestones. Glittering and colorful, these and other multi-faceted glass crystal beads have become the jewelry makers material of choice. Theyre the star of the show in this sparkling entry in the Beading with series, which features a fabulous combination of both simple and more complex projects. Includes projects involving wire wrapping, crafters will also learn the basics of string, looping, coiling and much more. Then you and 39;ll be ready to start making pieces that range from a necklace of matte metal beads and shimmering crystals to a captivating pair of chandelier earrings. Sophisticated jewelry findings accent the finished pieces, and detailed illustrations make the process easy and successful for beginners. Katherine Duncan Aimone is a former museum curator and director who has written numerous exhibition catalogs and organized national shows dealing with fine craft and art, including The Chair Show and The Beaded Object for the Folk Art Center in Asheville, NC.