20 June 2018


BC Paperback

190x246 mm



160 pages

Search Press

350 Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

350+ Beading Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

by Jean Power

Here are the answers to all your beading questions and dilemmas. Following the success of her last book, Jean has added 50 brand new techniques in this edition to keep you up to speed with the latest methods and style in the jewellery-making world.

Step-by-step photographs, diagrams and clear instructions will guide you through each stage of your work. Techniques are organized in the order you need them, from using the right tools and materials to finishing tips for neat, professional results. Learn about creative knotwork using thongs and thread, quick and easy stringing, how to show off display beads, mixing vintage and modern styles, incorporating charms, and rescaling and designing your own patterns. For trickier areas, troubleshooting tips and advice are on hand to help you on your way.

Whether you're using large glass beads, crystals, or seed beads, using wirework techniques or stitches, making jewellery as gifts or to sell, this book has it all. 


Book Contents

Prelims: 8 pp
Getting Started: 38 pp
Stringing: 22 pp
Wirework: 18 pp
Beadweaving: 63 pp
Resources, Index and Credits: 10 pp

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