Today, they are enjoying a popular revival, as people discover their miniature magnificence, and are using them to create vibrant pieces of unique jewellery. Glass beads are not only beautiful to behold, they are also a pleasure to create. With some fundamental tools and careful instructions, amateurs and artists alike can form colourful glass beads, and use them to make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and more."Glass Beads" teaches readers everything they need to know about making and using glass beads. The first section provides clear guidelines on how to make glass beads from start to finish. Readers receive a full explanation of the tools and materials they'll be working with. Following this are step-by-step instructions, accompanied by full-colour photographs, for making a variety of beads. Some of the beads are perfect for beginners, others will spark the imaginations of experienced beadmakers. The second section provides instructions for making necklaces, bracelets, and other pieces of jewellery using handmade glass beads. The projects show readers how to combine handmade beads with other beads to maximize their splendour and really show off their distinct beauty.
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(275mm x 210mm x 13mm)
Creative Publishing International, US
Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
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Author Biography - Danny Ronat
Danny and Hava Ronat are a husband and wife team who combine distinct skills and experiences to create a beautiful array of glass beads. Hava is a beadmaker, painter, and sculptor who studied art and sculpture, and Danny is a mechanical engineer who became enchanted by glass after working in stained glass as a hobby.