Creating Crystal Jewelry with Swarovski 65 Sparkling Designs with Crystal Beads and Stones, by McCabe, Laura
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- ISBN: 9781589233454 | 158923345X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/1/2008
Elegant, old-world jewelry with modern style.Working with world-famous Swarovski cut-crystal beads, author Laura McCabe creates luminous necklaces, earrings, pendants, and rings for beaders of every skill level. The author provides complete step-by-step instruction for 20 projects (10 for beginners) -- and presents 50 more in a photo gallery of design variations, teaching readers how to vary colors and shapes to create custom effects. All 70 designs are made with only three simple beadwork techniques: flat peyote stitch, tubular peyote stitch, and spiral rope. Laura McCabe also provides a chapter on making decorative embellishments, such as bezels, beaded leaves, star flowers, berry clusters, and fringe. The concise instructions are illustrated with easy-to-follow illustrations. Beaders of any skill level can create their own high-end, boutique-style jewelry Goes beyond stringing to teach readers three basic beadweaving techniques and principles of design Only book on market endorsed by the world?s leading manufacturer of cut-crystal beads