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Guide to Beading Tools and Jewelry Supplies, PlusThree Free Projects to Learn How to Use Your Jewelry Making Supplies
I have just as many drawers ull o stringing wire, bead-ing pliers, fndings, and beading thread as I do drawersull o beads! Some days, it seems like every beadingproject that I make requires its own set o beading toolsand jewelry-making supplies. When I frst got started inbeading, I never dreamed that I would have such a largecollection o jewelry-making pliers, stringing wires, bead-ing threads, crimps, clasps, scissors, and wire cutters.(And let’s not orget my beading awls, pearl knottingtool, wire straightener, or jump-ring opener!) Some o my tools are quite simple – I have a couple o woodendowels that I’ve used or years to provide support when Ido beading stitches such as Arican helix or tubular right-angle weave. But it’s important to know which beadingtool is the right tool or the jewelry-making task at hand.That’s why we’re so pleased to bring you some veryhelpul inormation rom Jean Campbell’s comprehen-sive resource
Getting Started Stringing Beads
. Jean hasseen it all when it comes to beading tools and jewelry-making supplies, and she shares her picks or a well-stocked beading tool kit. Once you have a better ideao what kinds o beading tools, jewelry-making pliers,beading thread, stringing wires, and beading needles areout there, it’s time to sit down and make some beaded jewelry! To get you started, we’ve included three abu-lous jewelry-making projects in this ree eBook.Start by using your new jewelry-making pliers andcreate a pair o Barbara Naslund’s Copper Dream Ear-rings. Easy enough to make using some basic jewelry-making pliers and your avorite glass beads, and youcan also make these using gemstone beads or a moreorganic look. Once you’re comortable with your pliers,it’s time to move on to the abulous multi-strand proj-ect, Rachael’s Wedding Bracelet by Rebecca Campbell.Rebecca designed this bracelet or her sister’s wedding,but it also works or your next night on the town! Finally,get down to some serious stringing when you make LindaHartung’s Flamenco Braid Necklace. This show-stoppingpiece is most defnitely worth the eort and reminds meo necklaces I’ve seen in my avorite vintage-jewelry shops.We think you’ll love our new
Guide to Beading Toolsand Jewelry Supplies, Plus Three Free Projects to LearnHow to Use Your Jewelry Making Supplies
eBook. It’s agreat resource or anyone who loves to make beaded jewelry and wants to make jewelry that is sure to last alietime!
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