Download and read online Beautiful Beadweaving in PDF and EPUB This book contains 25 gorgeous projects which focus on creating detailed, stitched jewelry. Isabella’s original designs use common stitches such as peyote, herringbone, and right-angle weave and materials to make stunning wearable beadwoven jewelry. Her concise instructions incorporate step-by-step photographs that easily guide readers through the process of making necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Additionally she uses materials that are easy to find: seed beads, pearls, gemstones, and crystals to make each piece unique.
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Download and read online Simply Beautiful Beading in PDF and EPUB Blend your creative spirit with the quick and easy projects found inside Simply Beautiful Beading From casual to sophisticated, and everything in between, you'll find beading designs to fit your personal style. Inside, you'll discover 53 simple yet stylish beading projects for exquisite jewelry, accessories and home decor, including: modern glass bead chokers semiprecious stone set charm bracelets wired-pearl barrettes wineglass charms hanging votive candle holder and more than 35 variation projects for even more simply beautiful ideas!
Download and read online Beading with Pearls in PDF and EPUB Pearls have long stood for classic beauty and elegance, and this collection of 30 exquisite projects, the latest in the bestselling Beading with series, continues that time-honored tradition. It features sophisticated and stylish designs by a pool of talented artists, most using simple techniques suitable for beginners. The pieces range from vintage and sentimental to hip, modern, and edgy: the showstopping Bohemia ring features three burgundy pearls set in silver wire, accented with Swarovski crystals. Nefertiti earrings--fit for a queen--highlight clusters of tiny white rice pearls on wrapped bead loops. A shimmering three-strand necklace includes polished citrines, faceted glass beads, and off-white pearls. Every page is brimming with high-end style!
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