Stunning Jewelry Made Easy (Leisure Arts# 5579)
By Svetlana Kunina
(Leisure Arts, Paperback, 9781609003074, 99pp.)
Publication Date: December 2011
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Jewelry making isn't just about stringing beautiful beads together. It's about thinking outside the box and combining different techniques to create original, more interesting designs. Beginning with the simple and moving on to the more advanced, this collection of teaching projects from designer, artist, and educator, Svetlana Kunina, takes the beader who wants to learn more on a step-by-step creative journey through those new techniques. The lessons include basic stringing with different variations, leather knotting and finishing, bead weaving, peyote stitching, brick stitching, various embellishing techniques, basic working with wire and metals, glass fusing with decals, mold making, sculpting, and making mosaics. Featured projects include bracelets, necklaces, and pendants.