Subtitle Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily Through Step-by-Step Instruction
Description Description Bead Jewelry 101 is an all-in-one essential resource for making beaded jewelry. This complete entry-level course includes 30 step-by-step projects that demonstrate fundamental methods for stringing, wire work, and more.
Begin your jewelry journey with the basics, including a photographic glossary of jewelry materials and tools
. Then, learn fundamental techniques
such as making wire loops, adding a clasp, and opening and closing a jump ring
A wide variety of projects
offer even more techniques. Make basic drop earrings, a beaded cluster bracelet, a woven bracelet with pearls, elegant draped chain earrings, a beaded memory wire bracelet, and much more
. Build your skills with each piece you make, and try the project variations
—or design your own creations. Clear step-by-step instructions and photos make the process easy and fun.
In Bead Jewelry 101
you’ll also discover:
- A world of beautiful beads, including metal, pearl, plastic, polymer clay, stone, shell, and wood.
- Approachable techniques for beading, wire work, and stringing that will boost your jewelry-making skills.
- A wide variety of jewelry styles: sophisticated, playful, chic, bohemian, and modern.
- Troubleshooting tips and quick references
Beginners will find the accompanying online videos
that capture the techniques in action an invaluable resource. In no time, you’ll be making jewelry you’ll be proud to wear.
Written specifically for beginners, the books in the 101 series
are complete illustrated guides to the basics of a craft that use projects presented with full-color, step-by-step instructions and photos to teach essential techniques.