200 Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

An Indispensable Compendium of Technical Know-How and Troubleshooting Tips

200 Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

Jean Power

St. Martin's Griffin

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Just like having an expert on call 24 hours a day--here are the answers to any beading questions or dilemmas you might have.
 
Whether stringing, wiring, or beadweaving, step-by-step photographs, diagrams, and clear instructions will guide you through each stage of your work. The techniques are organized in the order you need them when making a project, from using the right tools and materials to finishing tips for neat, professional results--or you can dip in for help with a particular problem.
 
Learn about creative knotwork, quick and easy stringing, and how to work with wire. Mix vintage and modern beads, incorporate charms and findings in your work, and rescale and design your own patterns.
 
Whether you're using large glass beads, crystal, or seed beads, using wirework techniques or stitches, making jewelry as gifts or to sell, 200 beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets has all the answers.

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Praise for 200 Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

"Ever feel as if you need a constant reference to basic techniques as you work through a beading project? This book is the perfect companion to have handy as your string, bend wire, weave through seed beads, and make mistakes that you think there's no way out of! Jean Power has done a stellar job of assembling all the FAQs of beading into one little book. You'll want to keep it in plain sight for all your beading adventures...and mishaps!" ---Bead Design Studio magazine

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About the Author

Jean Power

JEAN POWER is an award-winning jewelry designer and author of three jewelry-related books. She loves working in mixed media, but always returns to her main love of beads. Jean is the co-author of the book So Easy...Beading.

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200 Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets
An Indispensable Compendium of Technical Know-How and Troubleshooting Tips
Jean Power

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
October 2009
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312587475
ISBN10: 0312587473
7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 160 pages, Includes over 400 full-color illustrations throughout
$22.99
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