350+ Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets: A Compendium of Beading Know-How


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Here are the answers to all your beading questions and dilemmas. Following the success of her last book, Jean has added 50 brand new techniques in this edition to keep you up to speed with the latest methods and style in the jewellery-making world.

Step-by-step photographs, diagrams and clear instructions will guide you through each stage of your work. Techniques are organized in the order you need them, from using the right tools and materials to finishing tips for neat, professional results. Learn about creative knotwork using thongs and thread, quick and easy stringing, how to show off display beads, mixing vintage and modern styles, incorporating charms, and rescaling and designing your own patterns. For trickier areas, troubleshooting tips and advice are on hand to help you on your way.

Whether you’re using large glass beads, crystals, or seed beads, using wirework techniques or stitches, making jewellery as gifts or to sell, this book has it all.

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Weight 516 g
Dimensions 190 × 246 mm

Jean Power

Author Bio

Jean Power is a professional, award-winning beading and jewellery designer, writer and teacher. Born and brought up in London, she grew up with a love of crafts and art and devotes as much time as possible to writing, teaching and beading. Jean's beading and jewellery designs have been published in numerous magazines and books around the world, including Bead & Button, Beadwork, Step-by-step Beads, and Jewelry Crafts. She is the co-author of two previous jewellery books and is the editor of Bead, the UK's first magazine devoted entirely to beading and jewellery making.

Jean lives in London, UK.

For more information, visit her website hwww.jeanpower.com