Beaded Jewelry with Found Objects: Incorporate Anything from by Carole Rodgers

By Carole Rodgers

If you will discover It, you could Bead It

A nifty necklace produced from a worn piece of seashore glass?

A daring brooch made from a chinese language online game piece?

A pair of beautiful jewelry from recycled insulin bottles?

There isn't any query that even the mundane could be reworked to the awesome throughout the artistic perception of writer Carole Rodgers.

Whether it really is whatever you present in the neighborhood ironmongery store or whatever you actually picked up in your final outside event, you could convert daily items into jewellery items to admire.

Featured during this book:

• greater than 30 cutting edge principles for necklaces, bracelets, jewelry, and broaches
• Exhaustive review of beading suggestions, together with 8 diverse weaving stitches besides quite a few strap and fringe variations
• uncomplicated step by step directions, accompanies by means of 225 how-to illustrations and a hundred full-color photographs
• Inspirational gallery items from 12 different beaded jewellery artists

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4 Follow the thread path in Figure 4-18 and alternate two amethyst beads in the center with one crystal bead until you have 45 large beads. You will end with two amethyst beads. indd 52 12/19/03, 7:58:18 AM 5 6 Finish end with a clamshell bead tip and attach the clasp. Repeat steps 2 through 5 for the other side. 2 Do a band of right-angle weave from the tops of the stone over to the shoulder straps. Refer to photo for placement. 3 Do four dangles at the bottom of the piece with the oval amethyst beads, as shown in the accompanying photo.

Steps 5 and 6 12/12/03, 9:40:59 AM 6 Bring a new thread up between the collar and the red-and-matteblack row of beads. Thread on enough black 11º seed beads to go around the collar above the redblack row. Pass through the beads again, making a ring, and couch in place. The beads lay against the collar and just above the red-black row, as shown. To attach the pin back: 1 Place the pin backing centered on the upper inside back piece and mark both ends with chalk pencil. To make hanging loops: To finish: 1 1 Determine the center of one long side of the brooch (one of the teardrop beads could be your guide for finding center).

Continue with A-B-A-G-A-B-A, skip these last seven beads and pass back up into the E-bead and through the rest of the fringe sequence to the top. Move to the next bead and repeat eight more times. indd 43 12/19/03, 7:56:19 AM Root Beer Septarian Necklace A A variation of the Bronze Septarian Necklace, this piece uses root beer-colored beads and branched fringe to complement the stone and provide a different look. indd 44 44 12/12/03, 9:42:17 AM 1 Refer to the basic instructions on pages 25 and 26 for mounting a stone on leather and doing a beaded collar.

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