Work wool magic by rolling it into hard balls, or adding metallic fiber. Coil polymer clay for a real impact. You’ll find that the simplest techniques yield incredibly lovely, one of a kind “jewels.” “Public libraries...will find this potpourri of projects a distinctive addition to crafts collections.”—Library Journal.
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Bring a wealth of creativity to making your own dazzling, colorful, and wonderfully textured beads. Felt and paper designs are so lovely, you'll be surprised at how simple the techniques are to accomplish. Polymer clay versions can imitate the qualities of various types of precious stone. Even the stunning metal and glass beads you've always admired can be made at home! Then once you've crafted your own beads, find out how to make the most of your unique treasures by using them in new jewelry designs that you'll be proud to wear or give as gifts..
Five bead artists have collaborated on this guide to making contemporary-style beads. The most unusual are the rolled and shaped felt beads made from merino wool by Jorie Johnson. Ann Marie Kennedy has several projects for paper beads, Irene Semanchuk Dean shows how to make polymer clay beads, Joanna Goldberg has projects for lovely silver beads, and Kimberly Adams demonstrates lamp-worked glass beads. Public libraries needing more beading material will find this potpourri of projects a distinctive addition to crafts collections.
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