Creative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired by the Arts of China, Japan, India and Tibet

Creative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired by the Arts of China, Japan, India and Tibet

by Carolyn Schulz

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Craft colorful and unique jewelry with this Asian-inspired craft book.

Bracelets embellished with Chinese floral and butterfly motifs, a gold-and-pearl lariat inspired by the fridges of a Persian carpet, and the popular Shamballa bracelet— these are just a few of the many artful pieces you'll learn to make in this wonderful new DIY jewelry book.

Jewelry techniques include:

  • Wire Strung Jewelry
  • Loop & Chain Jewelry
  • Memory Wire Jewelry
  • Knotted Jewelry
  • Elastic Cord Bracelets
Suitable for novices and experienced jewelry-making experts alike, some of the projects take just a few minutes to complete, and all of them are fun and inexpensive to do. They result in jewelry that looks great and can be worn anywhere! Most of the 33 jewelry projects in this jewelry making book use materials you can find at any craft store.

Each chapter in Creative Beaded Jewelry takes you through the basics of a different stringing method and then sets you on an adventure through the many ways you can use it to create personalized designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804847506
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Edition description: Paperback with Flaps
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 550,423
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Schulz is a freelance crafter, designer and entrepreneur who has over 30 years' experience creating beaded jewelry for the US and UK markets. She has edited three popular magazines and has authored titles on scrapbooking and wire working. Her website shares inspiration and techniques for making beautiful pieces in the latest styles and materials.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a remarkable book! It contains a wealth of information for beginners as well as challenging projects for the experienced. Each project is pictured in beautiful color. I appreciate the clear step-by-step instructions complete with pictures. The supply list is extremely helpful. Here are a few of my favorite designs in the book. It was hard to choose. I like the Classy Ceramic bracelet on pg 15. Always wanted to know how to string more than one strand. I like the memory wire jewelry. The rings on page 30 and 31 are so pretty. The black and copper necklace is a necklace that I see many young ladies wearing ones like it and may try to make it for my daughters. I love the Patina Donut Necklace. The directions are so clear that I think I could make a multi-strand necklace. I also love the Abalone shell ensemble. There is an informative section at the beginning of the book that explains the tools and materials used in bead work. This book is packed with projects and instructional techniques. This book has everything you need (except materials) to begin or expand your bead work hobby.