Jewelry & Beads

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  • 100 Beaded Flowers, Charms & Trinkets: Perfect Little Designs to Use for Gifts, Jewelry, and Accessories

    By Amanda Brooke Murr-Hinson

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312591410
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
    • Published: January 2012
    Provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step patterns for miniature beaded accents and keepsakes as displayed in actual-size accompanying photographs, providing an array of options from flowers and patisserie foods to birthday-party objects and holiday symbols. Original.
  • 200 Tips for Jewelry Making: Tips,Techniques and Trade Secrets

    By Xuella Arnold

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781770852037
    • Publisher: Firefly Books
    • Published: September 2013
    An indispensable compendium of essential knowledge and troubleshooting tips.
  • 500 Beaded Objects: New Dimensions In In Contemporary Beadwork

    By Terry Krautwurst

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781579905491
    • Publisher: LARK BOOKS
    • Published: September 2004
    Celebrate the amazing evolution of beadwork from a simple craft to expressive art. Every stunning sculpture, vessel, figure, loomed and woven work, free-form installation, and piece of jewelry shown here in glorious color photos is gallery-quality and thoroughly unique. Jennifer Maestre’s intricate, swooping pencil-point bead sculptures explore form, motion, and space. A. Kimberlin Blackburn has fashioned lush Hawaiian Island scenes out of glass beads and hand-carved wood. The ever-innovative David K. Chatt has entries ranging from the pointed commentary, White Men in Suits, to vivid jewelry. For a little humor, try Valeria Harlow’s masterful Toe Mangler, a testament to every woman who has ever suffered in uncomfortable shoes. This amazing collection is truly state-of-the-art.
  • 500 Necklaces Contemporary Interpretations of a Timeless Form

    By Marjorie K. Schick

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781579907013
    • Publisher: LARK BOOKS
    • Published: October 2006
    Presents photographs of necklaces ranging from chokers and bejeweled chains to collars and felted wool constructions crafted of a variety of materials including wood, paper, glass, and plastic.
  • All Wired Up: Wire Techniques for the Beadworker and Jewelry Maker

    By Mark Lareau

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781883010737
    • Publisher: INTERWEAVE PRESS
    • Published: October 2000
    The step-by-step techniques featured in this richly illustrated book take the beginner who knows little about wirework on a journey to creating artistic and unique free-form jewelry. Using round wire that is readily available and economically viable, wireworkers learn everything from how to hold pliers to how to make ear wires, hook-and-eye closures, and cages for marbles and cabochons. Line drawings, photographs of finished objects, and a wirework gallery of pieces by the author and other contemporary wirework artists provide sample creations and ideas for the innovative wireworker.
  • Alternacrafts

    By Jessica Vitkus

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781584794561
    • Publisher: STC CRAFT
    • Published: April 2006
    Showcases more than twenty craft projects that use traditional techniques such as knitting, mosaic, embroidery, metalwork, sewing, and collage in new ways.
  • Art & Elegance of Beadweaving: New Jewelry Designs with Classic Stitches

    By Carol Wells

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781579905330
    • Publisher: Lark Books
    • Published: August 2003
    “Elegant contemporary jewelry....What artist-author Wells and her 30 colleagues conjure up in more than 30 bracelets, earrings, and necklaces is nothing short of breathtaking. All the projects can be readily mastered by beginners....One hundred percent of the fundamentals, from graphic illustrations and charts to accompanying text and great color photographs.” —Booklist.
  • Art of Antique Beading

    By Ondori Staff

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9784889960624
    • Publisher: Ondorisha Publishers, Ltd.
    • Published: February 2001
    This book contains detailed drawings and diagrams that are easy to follow. Each item can be made with just a few common tools, the materials listed in the book, and some simple techniques.
  • The Art of Bead Embroidery: Techniques, Designs & Inspirations

    By Heidi Kummli

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780871162434
    • Publisher: Kalmbach
    • Published: August 2007
    Renowned bead embroidery artists Heidi Kummli and Sherry Serafini share their secrets for creating beautiful beadwork in The Art of Bead Embroidery. Twelve step-by-step projects guide readers from beginner to advanced skills, culminating in a broad collar design from each artist. An illustrated guide to stitches, fringes, and finishing techniques, plus tools and materials, offers a solid background or refresher on the basics. A section on design concepts, with advice from both Kummli and Serafini on color and texture, shows readers how to create their own unique bead embroidery pieces. Inspiring ideas and detailed instructions make this book a perfect choice for anyone who wants to create gorgeous jewelry and art pieces.
  • The Art of Fine Enameling

    By Karen L. Cohen

    Our Price: $65.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780806978697
    • Publisher: STERLING PUBLISHING COMPANY
    • Published: October 2002
  • The Art of Jewelry Design : from Idea to Reality

    By Elizabeth Olver

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781581802122
    • Publisher: NORTH LIGHTS BOOKS
    • Published: February 2002
    Uses color photographs and design sketches to explore essential aspects of the jewelry design process, providing theories and techniques for developing designs from inspiration to finished piece.
  • Art of Jewelry: Plastic and Resin Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

    By Debra Adelson

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781579908317
    • Publisher: LARK BOOKS
    • Published: September 2008
    Forget gold and silver—the hottest materials in jewelry-making are plastic and resin! And this exciting new entry in the popular Art of Jewelry series is an inspirational treat that introduces the major techniques, provides insights from contemporary artists, and showcases an array of eye-opening work. Learn all the basics on “hard” plastics, from sawing and drilling to joining, constructing, and laminating. Get the lowdown on resin, including mixing, curing, adding inclusions, finishing, and more. Easy-to-follow how-to photo demonstrations clarify key steps—and best of all, some of the premiere innovators in the field have created the 22 amazing projects, from the dramatic Turbine Bangle and funky freeform ring in candy-colored plastic to an exotic necklace made of straws.
  • Art of Resin Jewelry

    By Sherri Haab

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780823003440
    • Publisher: WATSON-GUPTILL PUBLICATIONS
    • Published: June 2006
    Introduces the art of creating a variety of unique jewelry designs from plastic resins, explaining how to work with liquid resin, the techniques of design, and complete instructions for necklaces, bangles, bracelets, pins, earrings, rings, and other projects. Original.
  • The Art of Wire: Creative Techniques for Designer Jewelry

    By J. Marsha Michler

    Our Price: $24.99
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781440214066
    • Publisher: Krause Publications
    • Published: December 2011
    Learn how to turn wire working into an art!Wire working only requires a few simple tools, but it provides endless opportunities to create artful jewelry. Whether you are new to jewelry making or a seasoned artist, wire is a medium rich in possibility. J. Marsha Michler, the author of Bead & Wire Art Jewelry, takes wire working to a new level inside these pages.Open The Art of Wire and discover:An extensive technique section that introduces you to wire working through step-by-step photos and instructions. Learn the ins and outs of working with wire as well as how to create your own unique and beautiful findings to personalize your jewelry.Five chapters, each focusing on a different wire-working technique. Learn how hammering, wrapping, filigree, crochet and dowel knitting can be used to transform your jewelry.Over 30 beautiful jewelry projects including necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and brooches. Wrap, hammer, coil, curl, twist, dowel knit, and crochet your way through the pages of The Art of Wire to make your own fabulous, one-of-a-kind creations.
  • Artisan Filigree: Wire-Wrapping Jewelry Techniques and Projects

    By Jodi Bombardier

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781596686359
    • Publisher: Interweave
    • Published: August 2013
    "Heavy wrought ironwork meets delicate filigree in a collection of beautiful wire designs inspired by both"--

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