The Art of Beadwork

Techniques and Inspirational Projects for Creating Exquisite Pieces
Lock, Jane (Book - 2013 )
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The Art of Beadwork

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The Art of Beadwork is the definitive reference guide for everything beadwork, offering crafters a compendium of techniques for creating exquisite pieces of jewelry and accessories using beads, as well as instruction on a multitude of inspirational projects. This lavishly illustrated book is a complete manual of techniques for on- and off-loom beadweaving and beadwork, from using cylinder beads to rocailles, and czech glass; knitting and crocheting with beads; and much more. The descriptions for each technique includes instruction, step-by-step photos, diagrams, and (in many cases) life-sized swatches for crafters to compare with their work in progress. The book includes a "Stitch Dictionary" as well as definitions of the myriad types of beads; their composition, sizes, shapes, finishes, and how to use them. Clear instruction and step-by-step photos guide the reader through the steps of jewelry construction. Throughout the book is a unique collection of projects by author Jane Lock and other artists from around the world, showcasing beading techniques while inspiring both aspiring and advanced crafters to test their skills.
Authors: Lock, Jane
Title: The art of beadwork
techniques and inspirational projects for creating exquisite pieces
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, c2013
Characteristics: 160 p. :,col. ill ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jane Lock
Notes: Includes index
"A Quarto book."--t.p. verso
ISBN: 9780762450190
Branch Call Number: 745.5942 L813a 2013
Subject Headings: Jewelry making Beadwork
Topical Term: Jewelry making
LCCN: 2013940595
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