Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners: Step-By-Step Instructions for Beautiful Designs (Paperback)

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Gorgeous beaded jewelry, handcrafted by you―a beginner's guide

Have you ever seen an amazing piece of beaded jewelry and wondered how it was made? Now you have the secrets This jewelry-making guide for beginners shows you how to create incredible necklaces, earrings, and bracelets that you'll love wearing and sharing.

Master everything from picking the perfect beads to making your own findings (functional pieces, like clasps and earring wires). You'll even get helpful advice for starting your own jewelry line.

  • Beading for beginners―Discover various types of beads, the must-have tools, and the beading techniques that every aspiring jeweler needs to know.
  • Practice makes perfect―Hone your skills on 21 stylish designs―each featuring detailed instructions that outline the necessary supplies and skills.
  • Craft into business―Finished some pieces but not sure what to do with them? This jewelry-making book offers professional advice on how to promote and sell your work.

Whether you want to create great-looking jewelry for yourself or gift giving, this beginner's guide makes it easy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641526425
ISBN-10: 1641526424
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: November 19th, 2019
Pages: 144
Language: English



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