Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry: Make Bracelets, Rings, Belts & More with Rainbow Loom(R), Cra-Z-Loom(TM), or FunLoom(TM)
Manufacturer: Fox Chapel Publishing
Brand: Fox Chapel Publishing
Are you ready to make the most awesome, fun bracelets EVER? Then jump into Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry! With this new book and your Rainbow Loom®, Cra-Z-LoomTM, or FunLoomTM, you can make all of the cool rubber band accessories that are driving the hottest crafting craze in years.Enjoy hours of creative fun with this ultimate guide to stretch band looms. Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry is packed with 12 original projects, more than 200 full color photos, and dozens of clear, easy-to-follow loom diagrams.Totally Awesome Rubber Band Jewelry shows you everything you need to get the most out of your loom. You ll learn to create completely colorful and super stylish bracelets, earrings, belts, and more in just minutes. Step out in style with the Hippie Belt, show off your skills with the Zipper Bracelet, and embellish your journals, bags, and barrettes with Flower Charms. The possibilities are endless!
Kumihimo Basics and Beyond presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. Short demonstrations of the key techniques needed for each project are presented in easy-to-grasp portions, allowing beaders to learn and practice as they go. Rebecca Combs demystifies tricky kumihimo math” by providing detailed supply lists for each project in the book, plus teaches beaders how to calculate the amount of fiber and how many beads they’ll need for their future kumihimo projects.
Use this ungrooved and marked ring mandrel for reshaping, forming, sizing and enlarging your rings. PRODUCT FEATURES: • Dimensions: 13" x ½" x 1" • Marked 1 to 16 with quarter US sizes • Ungrooved polished steel • Knurled handle • Made in India • The SE JT-SP2 also comes with a plastic storage case. SE is committed to providing the customer with the best source for value possible on the market. You will enjoy the quality, function and usefulness our 13" Ungrooved & Unmarked Ring Mandrel has to offer. IMPORTANT: Avoid receiving counterfeit items. Genuine SE products come with our SE logo on the packaging. SE is a registered trademark protected by US Trademark Law.
With this gloriously photographed and illustrated manual at hand, beaders can create awe-inspiring jewelry. It's the only current, comprehensive guide to working with cabochons--a flat piece of rock or mineral--and it covers all the basics, along with a range of new creative techniques and hot trends. Find out which tools and materials to use, which beads work best, and how to wrap them round the stones. Craft turned, pointed, twisted, brick stitch, ruffled, or scalloped edges, or add decorative fringe. For something dramatic, combine more than one cabochon in a single piece. Or, instead of natural stone, use dichroic glass or other found objects. Make a glittering brooch, funky bracelets, a wearable art necklace, and other showstoppers.
The best-selling Beadweaving Master Class series welcomes German beader Sabine Lippert, Europe's top beadwork designer, in a trend-setting book that showcases 30 beautiful and wearable project designs. Lippert combines seed beads, crystals, and glass pearls to create gorgeous, innovative beading projects. All feature her trademark tiers of beads that are layered into gorgeous jewelry. Every piece uses the most popular and beloved stitches in beading: right angle weave and peyote. Most of the bracelets, necklaces, earrings, pendants, and chokers here are new, but Sabine has also included a few of her favorite classics. An inspirational photo gallery of beadwork from leading designers, including Sabine, rounds out this must-have book.
Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time
Manufacturer: North Light Books
Brand: North Light Books
Unchain your creativity!Whether you are new to chain mail or a seasoned weaver, Chained will introduce you to the art of combining metal jump rings into intricate designs, in a new way. No other book shows how to use so many weaves in so many ways, or gives this ancient art such a beautiful and modern twist. Techniques once used for armor now have a new life and can be used to create elegant adornments.Open Chained and find:Clear, detailed step-by-step photos that will take you from opening and closing jump rings to finishing your first (or fiftieth!) projectEasy-to-navigate "Weave in a Nutshell" options for many weaves that will show advanced chain mail weavers the weave of a project in just a few steps22 beautiful projects plus dozens of variations, including earrings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants, each with its own skill level and time investment ratingEndless options: choose your favorite colors, your favorite metals, customize the size of your project, and find inspiration to add your own unique stamp to any piece of chain mail jewelryGather your pliers and piles of jump rings and weave your way to beautiful jewelry with Chained.
Discover the ultimate technique-based guide for one of the top trends in jewelry makingchain maille. In Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop, you'll find more than two dozen techniques for making today's most popular chain maille weavesfrom simple chains to beaded wonders to intricate Dragonscale.Jewelry artist and author Karen Karon pairs in-depth, step-by-step instructions with color illustrations that show exactly where to place the next jump ring. You'll also get a thorough but flexible approach to techniques that prove weaving can be done in a multitude of ways and demonstrations on speed weaving,” which is ideal for large projects. Designs progressively increase in complexity, so every jewelry makerbeginner or prowill find inspiration and projects that suite their skill level.What's more to love? Every chapter provides a unique jewelry project and a plethora of design advice, visual inspiration, shortcuts, tips, and tricks, as well as guidance for attaching clasps and findings. It's no wonder that Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is the ideal resource for innovation and originality in chain maille jewelry making.
Based on years of teaching experience, this informative handbook presents easy-to-understand instructions with sidebars to help students master beading techniques. Each of the 13 beading techniques are first explained in detail, then further explored with projects to enhance the beader's skills and confidence. The 63 projects included--ranging from bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings to findings, closures, beaded beads, and other beaded objects--teach a single project or technique arranged to build skill. Appealing to beaders of every level, this classroom-in-a-book will supplement the information acquired in beading classes, expand confidence in beading techniques, and infuse work with inspiration.
Diane Fitzgerald is the world's biggest and best-loved name in beading—and now she's back with a new book that will “shape” your jewelry-making for years to come! Focusing on geometric figures formed into three-dimensional beaded pieces, this gorgeous follow-up to her bestselling Diane Fitzgerald's Shaped Beadwork builds on Diane's earlier ideas with 40 stunning projects. In each chapter, Diane explores a different shape—from starry necklaces and heart pins to a Pirate Eyes Bracelet—and she goes in exciting new directions with imaginative and beautifully complex designs that play with patterns, crystals, and more.
This classic book in Lark Jewelry & Beading's Beadweaving Master Class series features two dozen spectacular jewelry designs from renowned master beading teacher Marcia DeCoster. DeCoster specializes in the popular right angle weave stitch, and she presents beaders with a comprehensive primer on her beautiful techniques. Readers will learn how to use the stitch to create fabulous effects—including a supple beaded fabric, beaded ropes, shaped curves, and embellished layers—in gorgeous modern jewelry designs. These pieces are fun to make and wonderful to wear, and yet nothing less than true artwork! Marcia DeCoster is a featured artist in the book Masters: Beadweaving. Other books in Lark Jewelry & Beading's Beadweaving Master Class series have been authored by Diane Fitzgerald, Laura McCabe, Sherry Serafini, Maggie Meister, Rachel Nelson-Smith, Sonoko Nozue, and Sabine Lippert.