Ultimate Beading Bible by Marie Clayton. Overflowing with creative ideas, this introduction to one of today's most popular crafts covers the basic tools and techniques as well as how to make beads from scratch. create unique jewelry, bead looming, adding beads to knitting, crochet and embroidery and more.
1000 Beads by Kristina Logan. Celebrate the innovation and creative inspiration of contemporary beadmakers from around the world! This gorgeous volume in the popular Showcase series presents 1,000 unique beads, all handcrafted from a dazzling array of materialsâ€”including glass, polymer clay, ceramics, metal, paper, fiber, plastic, wood, and stone. Each one is a magnificent piece of art, whether on its own or in a piece of jewelry or other ornamentation.
Enlightened Polymer Clay: Artisan Jewelry Designs Inspired by Nature by Rie Nagumo. Introduces the art of crafting jewelry with polymer clay, providing instructions on creating necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings using such techniques as caning, texturing, and image transfers.
Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry: 50 Designs Using Leather, Ribbon and Cords by Lorelei Eurto and Erin Siegel. "Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry showcases 50 beautiful designs that explore the rapidly growing trend of using cords and ribbon in jewelry.
Stamped Metal Jewelry: Creative Techniques & Designs for Making Custom Jewelry by Lisa Niven Kelly. Teaches multiple metal stamping and texturing techniques, with projects incorporating wirework and metalsmithing to create fabulous necklaces, beads, charms, bracelets, cuffs and earrings.
New Directions in Punched Metal Jewelry: 20 Clever and Easy Stamped Projects by Aisha Formanski. Discover a simple technique that creates striking and original results. Using basic metal punch tools--dots and lines--author Aisha Formanski brings a fresh approach to jewelry-making inspired by Mexican stamped tin mirrors.