Creative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired By The Arts Of China, Japan, India And Tibet by Carolyn SchulzCreative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired By The Arts Of China, Japan, India And Tibet by Carolyn Schulz

Creative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired By The Arts Of China, Japan, India And Tibet

byCarolyn Schulz

Paperback | October 18, 2016

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Craft colorful and unique jewelry with this Asian-inspired craft book.Bracelets embellished with Chinese floral and butterfly motifs, a gold-and-pearl lariat inspired by the fridges of a Persian carpet, and the popular Shamballa bracelet- these are just a few of the many artful pieces you'll learn to make in this wonderful new DIY jewelry book.Jewelry techniques include: - Wire Strung Jewelry - Loop & Chain Jewelry - Memory Wire Jewelry - Knotted Jewelry - Elastic Cord BraceletsSuitable for novices and experienced jewelry-making experts alike, some of the projects take just a few minutes to complete, and all of them are fun and inexpensive to do. They result in jewelry that looks great and can be worn anywhere! Most of the 33 jewelry projects in this jewelry making book use materials you can find at any craft store.Each chapter in Creative Beaded Jewelry takes you through the basics of a different stringing method and then sets you on an adventure through the many ways you can use it to create personalized designs.
Carolyn Schulz is a freelance crafter, designer and entrepreneur who has over 30 years' experience creating beaded jewelry for the US and UK markets. She has edited three popular magazines and has authored titles on scrapbooking and wire working. Her website shares inspiration and techniques for making beautiful piec...
Title:Creative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired By The Arts Of China, Japan, India And TibetFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:80 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.28 inShipping dimensions:10 × 8 × 0.28 inPublished:October 18, 2016Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0804847509

ISBN - 13:9780804847506


Editorial Reviews

Carolyn is the ultimate designer and is committed to teaching her skills and techniques to anyone who wants to learn. She has filled the pages of my magazines with the most wonderful projects that inspire my readers to express their creativity." -Julie Stephani, Editor, Stephani Ink; Today's Creative Home Arts; Michaels Create!; Great American Crafts; Crafts 'n Things "The accessories in this collection are eye-catching, and the projects are very accessible to novice jewelry makers." - Library Journal "There is much here for the new and intermediate jewelry designer, with detailed and enlightening descriptions of many basic jewelry-making techniques such as knotting, stringing, and wire looping." - Publisher's Weekly "Creative Beaded Jewelry is a must-have book for jewelry making experts and jewelry novices alike. Detailed instructions and diagrams make it easy for beginning jewelry makers to follow, and consistent jewelry crafters will love the wide range of tutorials and projects found in this book." - blog"Some lucky jewelry designers travel widely to get inspiration for their designs. If you're not one of them, you might enjoy a book like Creative Beaded Jewelry, which features jewelry designs inspired by China, Japan, India, and Tibet [ ] Creative Beaded Jewelry offers designs inspired by Asian color, texture, and symbols found on textiles, vases, garments, and other decorative arts." - Halcraft blog"Carolyn has captured some truly gorgeous inspirations in the 33 projects, which include plenty of jade, pearls, and floral patterns. If you love the look of Asian art, or just need a great resource for busting your bead stash, Creative Beaded Jewelry will not disappoint." - The Inspirational Beading Blog "From elastic cord bracelets, memory wire jewelry, to wire strung, knotted, and loop and chain designs, this book features a variety of beginner to intermediate designs for the beading enthusiast. We loved the Red Fossil Coral Chocker, Etched Jade Necklace, and Amethyst Shamballa Bracelet. Simple instructions and great drawn figure art help you achieve beading success." - Craft Ideas Magazine " Creative Beaded Jewelry by Carolyn Schulz explores various ways of designing your own jewelry by using different materials including memory wire, loop and chain, knotted jewelry and more. Each design comes with simple step-by-step instructions along with a list of materials and tools you'll need to recreate the design. [ ] Just as I was pondering about taking up a new hobby as I used to love arts and crafts in my younger days, I might just take up jewelry making after all!" - A Shopaholics Den blog"