The ultimate beading reference book.
From the beginner to the consummate professional, 350+ Beading Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets is a beader’s on-call, 24-hour-a-day resource for every beading need.
Starting with the basics and working up to expert tips for a great finish, 350+ Beading Tips is an indispensable reference book that can be used over and over by crafters of all levels. Featuring step-by-step color photographs, clear instructions, and an extensive glossary, this handy guide is an essential resource whether you are stringing, wiring, or bead weaving. The techniques are organized in the order you need them when making a project, starting with the right tools and materials to finishing tips for neat, professional results. You can even dip in for help with a particular problem! Beginning with instructions for creative knot work, quick and easy stringing, and working with wire, beaders can soon graduate to mixing vintage and modern beads, incorporating charms and findings in their work, and even rescaling and designing their own patterns.
Whether you’re using crystals or seed beads, wirework techniques or stitches, making jewelry as gifts or to sell, Jean Power’s 350+ Beading Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets has all the answers.