This exiting book presents step-by-step instructions on making beautiful and distinctive earrings and necklaces. Each project is illustrated.
The styles include Foundation Designs: Double-Point Earrings and Necklace, 3 Squared Looped Earrings and Necklace, Porcupine Quill Fan Earrings and Necklace, and Double Triangle Earrings and Necklace; Cylinder Designs: Small Bugle Bead Earrings, Bugle and Seed Bead Earrings, and Cylinder Combination Earrings; Peyote Designs: Peyote Circle Earrings, Small Circle with Large Bugle Earrings, Small Circle with Porcupine Quill Earrings, and Peyote Heart Earrings; and Deco Designs: Fan and Rectangle Earrings and Triangle Reverse Earrings. Also included are the fantastic, new Pine Needle Designs that are created from Raffia, Pine Needles, Bugle and Seed Beads and make up into exquisite creations. Those styles are the Pine Needle Heart Earrings (with optional dangles), Pine Needle Circle Earrings and Pine Needle Tear Drop Earrings.
Written by noted craftsperson and author Laura Reid, each step is fully explained and the entire text has been "reader tested" and enthusiastically endorsed. Over 300 illustrations are provided.
Materials used in these projects are based on bugle and seed beads. Further, from the styles and designs explained and illustrated, and based on the easy-to-follow instructions, the reader is encouraged to go beyond the basics of this book and create designs of their own.
Anyone who enjoys creating and wearing beautiful craftwork will find this book to be a must. You may also enjoy the second edition to this book series entitled: New Adventures In Beading Earrings.