Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies

Author(s): Heather Dismore
Series: For Dummies
Original Publish Date: Mar 26, 2013
Product Number: EB00057831
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118497814
Publisher: For Dummies
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Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains, and more Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition of Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides the easy-to-understand information that makes it easy. -Updated information on getting started and setting up the necessities of a jewelry maker's workshop -New innovative ideas for materials such as making beads from scratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cycling found objects for new creations -Updated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired, and wrap bracelets -Advice on how to gain project ideas through websites like Pinterest without infringing on someone's rights -New and updated information on setting up a storefront, turning your hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through, blogs, and social media sites -From attaching clasps to working with wire to stringing beads, the companion DVD features watch-and-learn episodes that show you step-by-step how to create one-of-a-kind designs using beads, glass, found objects, special mementos, and more With hundreds of detailed photos—now featured in full-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.