Creating Crystal Jewelry With Swarovski

Creating Crystal Jewelry With Swarovski

65 Sparkling Designs With Crystal Beads and Stones

Book - 2008
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Elegant, old-world jewelry with modern style.

Working with world-famous Swarovski crystal beads, author Laura McCabe creates luminous necklaces, earrings, pendants, and rings for beaders of every skill level. The author provides complete step-by-step instruction for 20 projects (10 for beginners) -- and presents 45 more in a photo gallery of design variations, teaching readers how to vary colors and shapes to create custom effects. All 65 designs are made with only three simple beadwork techniques: flat peyote stitch, tubular peyote stitch, and spiral rope. Laura McCabe also provides a chapter on making decorative embellishments, such as bezels, picots, berry clusters, and branch fringe. The concise instructions are illustrated with easy-to-follow illustrations.

Beaders of any skill level can create their own high-end, boutique-style jewelry Goes beyond stringing to teach readers three basic beadweaving techniques and principles of design Only book on market endorsed by the world's leading manufacturer of cut-crystal beads
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Creative Pub. International, c2008.
ISBN: 9781589233454
158923345X
Branch Call Number: 745.5942 McCabe
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.
Alternative Title: Crystal jewelry with Swarovski

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