Creating Crystal Jewelry with Swarovski

Creating Crystal Jewelry with Swarovski

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DIVElegant, old-world jewelry with modern style. Working with world-famous Swarovski crystal beads, author Laura McCabe creates luminous necklaces, earrings, pendants, and rings for beaders of every skill level. The author provides complete step-by-step instruction for 20 projects (10 for beginners) -- and presents 45 more in a photo gallery of design variations, teaching readers how to vary colors and shapes to create custom effects. All 65 designs are made with only three simple beadwork techniques: flat peyote stitch, tubular peyote stitch, and spiral rope. Laura McCabe also provides a chapter on making decorative embellishments, such as bezels, picots, berry clusters, and branch fringe. The concise instructions are illustrated with easy-to-follow illustrations. Beaders of any skill level can create their own high-end, boutique-style jewelry Goes beyond stringing to teach readers three basic beadweaving techniques and principles of design Only book on market endorsed by the worldA†s leading manufacturer of cut-crystal beads /divWork with Swarovski rivolis (#1122) in 14mm, 16mm or l8mm.You can also make these earrings with any number of other crystal stones, including square rivolis (# 4650), oval stones, or even triangular stones. As with the Crystal Cascadeanbsp;...

Title:Creating Crystal Jewelry with Swarovski
Author:Laura McCabe
Publisher:Creative Publishing international - 2011-01-04


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