Friday, April 04, 2014

Creative Beaded Jewelry Review & Giveaway

Creative Beaded Jewelry: 33 Exquisite Designs Inspired by the Arts of China, Japan, India and Tibet by Carolyn Schulz and published by Tuttle of Vermont. Stunning photos will inspire the novice through experienced to make impressive bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings with materials you can find in most craft stores. Each project includes-- author's notes, you will need..., all you do is... and detailed step-by-step instructions. Get the book below, gather your supplies, learn some techniques and start crafting your own masterpieces!

http://www.tuttlepublishing.com/new-releases/creative-beaded-jewelry-paperback-with-flaps
CONTENTS
Beaded Jewelry Inspired by Asian Art
Notes On Materials and Tools

Chapter 1
ELASTIC CORD BRACELETS
Using Elastic Cord
Basic Technique for Using Elastic Cord
Hints & Tips
Tying a Slipknot
Tying a Surgeon's Knot
Marbled Splendor
Cinnabar Magic
Turquoise Cuff
Classy Ceramic
Exquisite Pearls
Jade & Onyx Watch Band

Chapter 2
MEMORY WIRE JEWELRY
Using Memory Wire
Tools for Working with memory Wire
Optional Extras
Basic Techniques for Using Memory Wire
Hints & Tips
Basic Technique for Making Dangles
Wood & Metal Cuff
(above) Aqua Lampwork With Silver Tubes
Jade, Flowers & Butterflies
Black Velvet Choker
Red Fossil Coral Choker
Silver & Jet Ring
Black & Pink Sparkle Ring

Chapter 3
WIRE STRUNG JEWELRY
Using Beading Wire and Crimp Beads
Attaching a Clasp Using the Flat Crimp Technique
When to Use Flat or Folded Crimping Techniques
Floating Beads on Beading Wire Using Crimps Beads
Etched Jade Necklace
Blue & Jade Necklace
Elegant Earrings
Coral & Lava Bracelet
Pearl, Crystal & Ivory Necklace
Red & Black Double Stand Cinnabar Necklace
Turquoise & Coral Floating Necklace

Chapter 4
KNOTTED JEWELRY
Cord and Knotting
Larks head Knot
Overhand Knot
The Square Knots
Half Square Knot
Square Knot
Loop and Bead Clasp
Making the Bead Side of the Clasp
Attaching a Cord Tail
Black & Copper Necklace
Red & Black Cube & Tube Necklace
Patina Donut Necklace
Black Knot Choker
Amethyst Shamballa Bracelet
(below) Pink Flower Green Macramé Choker

http://www.tuttlepublishing.com/new-releases/creative-beaded-jewelry-paperback-with-flaps

Chapter 5
LOOP AND CHAIN JEWELRY
Making Loops and Working With Chain
Basic Techniques for Making Single Loops
Opening and Closing Loops
Opening and Closing a Jump Ring (or a Link of Chain)
Making a Bracelet, Necklace or Earrings with Chain
Abalone Shell Ensemble
Gold & Peal Lariat and Earrings
Red & Black Resin Bead Necklace
Etched Resin Choker
Flower & Butterfly Charm Bracelet
(below) Elephant & Jade Bracelet (With Matching Jade Earrings)
Resources
Index

http://www.tuttlepublishing.com/new-releases/creative-beaded-jewelry-paperback-with-flaps

Creative Beaded Jewelry is available in both my Canadian and USA Amazon Store's and worldwide at Tuttle Publishing. Check out their catalog at Tuttle Publishing.

Tuttle has generously offered to giveaway one copy of the Creative Beaded Jewelry! One winner will be selected at random. Good luck to you! Canadian and USA addresses only.

http://www.tuttlepublishing.com/

59 comments:

  1. I like the Adobo Road Cookbook.

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  2. I would like to read All Things Paper

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  3. I would like to get the Happy Homemade: Sew Chic Kids

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  4. Michael LaFosse's Origami Butterflies looks like it'd be great to receive. :)

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  5. I would love Healthy Indian Vegetarian Cooking. Yum!

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  6. I would like any origami books; to raise money for some fund raisers

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  7. Using Traditional Chinese medicine book.

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  8. MARIA SIMON

    I LIKE THE VEGETARIAN COOKING COOKBOOK :) THANK YOU..THIS BRACELET IS SO PRETTY

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  9. I love paper crafting and jewelry making. Thanks for entering me in this contest.

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  10. I like the Happy Homemade Sew Chic book.

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  11. I would love to receive the Itty Bitty Crocheted Critters book, thanks!

    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

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  12. I would like to give my granddaughter the book, Grandma Panda's China Storybook

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  13. I would love to have "The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook :
    101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight's Dinner" by Jaden Hair. She is so much fun, has a great sense of humor, and makes Oriental cooking seem so easy with her step-by-step instructions.

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  14. There are so many children's books that I would love to give my daughter or nieces including Origami Butterflies, Origami Birds, A Treasury of Japanese Folktales, All About Japan, Bible Origami, and Celebrating the Chinese New Year. We love learning about countries and other cultures around the world. What a wonderful selection!

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  15. I'd like to read All the Tea in China!

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  16. http://www.tuttlepublishing.com/authors/chen-lydia/chinese-knotting

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  17. I would like to have the 50 easy party cakes

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  18. Thanks for adding this to the Earnest Parenting linky!

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  19. Interested to read the Guide to Health with Food and Herbs!... interested in making some cool jewelry too!

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  20. I LIKE THEM ALL WOULD LIKE TO READ THE 30 MIN ASIAN MEALS

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  21. I would love the All Things Paper book. I want to learn more about paper crafts. From quilling, to origami, I think it would be a lot of fun.

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  22. I would like 30-Minute Asian Meals!

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  23. Authentic Recipes from Santa Fe sounds delish :)

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  24. I'd really like the 30 min Asian Meals ! thanks

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  25. I would love the Healthy Indian Vegetarian Cooking.

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  26. i'd like to receive A Geek in Japan

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  27. The Chinese Knotting book looks like fun.

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  28. I would enjoy the Origami Cars Trucks and Trains Kit. That would be a fun book to go through with my nephew and work on them together.

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  29. Itty Bitty Crocheted Creatures

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  30. Hello, I would love "The Chinese Origami Paper Folding for Year-Round Celebrations" book. Thanks for a great giveaway!
    trishden948(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  31. I love these! Happy Paper Saturdays! ManonX

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  32. Origiami Butterflies

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  33. I would like to have the Money Origami Kit. It comes with a DVD so I can watch the folds in action. That's good because I have a hard time following the diagrams sometimes.

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  34. I would love the butterflies origami book

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  35. I would like to read the Art of War

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  36. The Complete Book of Chinese Knotting

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  37. I would love to get the Steamy Kitchen cookbook! I am a long time follower and fan of her blog, and love her recipes.

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  38. The Chinese Knotting book looks like fun

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  39. I would love to own the Chinese Knotting craft book or the Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating

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  40. My nephew has mentioned Origami , so I noticed this book. .. Amazing Origami Kit

    DOREEN LAMOUREUX

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  41. I'd like to give "All the Tea in China" book to my mother.

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  42. I would like to read A Geek In Japan: http://www.tuttlepublishing.com/books-by-country/a-geek-in-japan-paperback-with-flaps

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  43. I'd like to read All Things Paper.

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  44. Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating

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  45. I love art stuff, so All Things Paper would be great in that respect.

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  46. Doctor at Nagasaki.

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