Beading with Filigree

Beading with Filigree

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Delicate, luminous, beautiful: no wonder metal filigree components are a jewelera€™s treasure. From antique brass and copper to shimmering silver and gold, they pair perfectly with a variety of beads. This latest entry in the bestselling Beading with series features 33 sophisticated and utterly stylish projects. The techniques are simple; the variety is stunning; and the designs are contemporary and accessible. Learn how to shape filigree components and alter their finish. Discover special techniques for combining the beads with the filigree. Release your creativity on projects packed with high-end style. The Dinner at Eight Necklace weds diamond-shaped filigree connectors with sparkly crystal beads. Whimsical Whirlwind Earrings feature painted filigree and silk ribbon that provide a surprising pop of color. Every piece is gorgeous!Pass the wire ends up through the filigree, knot securely, and trim the ends very close. Note: The knot is placed on ... Cut a 12-inch (30.5 cm) length of beading wire and string on eight 4-mm green beads, leaving a 4-inch (10.2 cm) tail. Tie a square knot to make a tight circle of beads. Place the circle ... Cross over the wire between beads and pass back down through the filigree (figure 6). Continue in thisanbsp;...

Title:Beading with Filigree
Author:Cynthia Deis
Publisher:Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2008


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