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Making Designer Seed Bead, Stone, and Crystal Jewelry
by Tammy Powley (Goodreads Author)
Weaving tiny glass seed beads into jewelry is an ancient form of jewelry making dating back to early Native Americans and prehistoric African tribes. Today, "seed beading," also known as "bead weaving" is extremely popular. By combining traditional seed bead techniques with a variety of other jewelry methods, jewelry makers can dramatically expand the type of seed bead ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Quarry Books
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Very helpful and illuminating book on seed beading. The diagrams are great, the stitch discussions excellent. The photography is clear and the text easy to follow. I've been looking for a good earring wire tutorial and was delighted to find one here. The patterns look interesting, if you are the sort who uses other people's patterns.
Tammy Powley is a writer, designer, and teacher. She works full-time as a college English professor and is the author of numerous jewelry making books, most recently Making Designer Mixed Media and Memory Jewelry, published by Quarry. Tammy also has an extensive background in writing for the web and has been About.com’s Guide to Jewelry Making since 1989. See her web site at http://www.tammypowley ...moreMore about Tammy Powley...