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Creative Beaded Jewelry : 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired by the Arts of China, Japan, India and Tibet

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"Inspired by the decorative arts, temple carvings and textiles of China, Japan, India and Tibet--Creative Beaded Jewelry celebrates the art of the East with stunning beaded jewelry in various shapes, sizes and materials. The designs in this book draw their inspiration from many different sources ranging from Japanese kimono fabrics to carved Chinese wall panels and lacquerwares to old Tibetan coins--all part of the ancient artistic heritage of Eastern cultures. Detailed instructions for 33 beautiful jewelry pieces are given here, including bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings that you'll be proud to wear or to give to friends and loved ones as a treasured gift. Each chapter introduces a simple technique of stringing beads using inexpensive and easy-to-find materials: chain, beading wire, memory wire, stretch cord and cotton cord. The author then shows you how to create gorgeous jewelry pieces with that stringing technique using different kinds of Asian beads--from simple ceramic ones to semiprecious,lampwork glass and metal beads. Colorful bracelets embellished with Chinese floral and butterfly motifs, a gold-and-pearl lariat inspired by the fringe of an Indian carpet, and a stunning Shamballa bracelet are just a few of the artful pieces you will learn to make. The combinations are endless and this book has literally something for everyone--from novices to experienced beaders. Many of the projects can be completed in just a few minutes, and all of them are fun and inexpensive to create--but, you will never know that by looking at the fabulous results!"--
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 80
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies, Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Tuttle Pub
Author: Carolyn Schulz
Language: English
Street Date: October 18, 2016
TCIN: 51732825
UPC: 9780804847506
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-2970
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$8.95

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