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Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-49782-1
384 pages
April 2013
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Jewelry Making and Beading 5

Chapter 1: An Insider’s Look at Jewelry Making and Beading 7

Chapter 2: Tricks and Tools of the Trade 19

Chapter 3: Making Magic with Beads, Crystals, Pearls, and Stones 43

Chapter 4: Creating Your Jewelbox: Setting Up Your Workshop 71

Part II: Discovering Simple Jewelry-Making Techniques 83

Chapter 5: Uncovering the Simple Secrets of Stringing and Knotting 85

Chapter 6: Winding It Up with Wire Wrapping 109

Chapter 7: Stamping Custom Metal Jewelry 131

Chapter 8: Combining Other Crafts with Jewelry Making  145

Part III: Implementing Design Ideas, Trends, and More  169

Chapter 9: Creating Fun, Funky Jewelry for Everyday Wear  171

Chapter 10: Designing High-End Jewelry 201

Chapter 11: Making Jewelry for Men 221

Chapter 12: Upcycling: Breathing New Life into Scraps and Vintage Pieces 235

Part IV: Building on Your Jewelry-Making Hobby 257

Chapter 13: Decorating with Jewelry and Beads 259

Chapter 14: Making Jewelry with Kids 277

Chapter 15: Hosting a Jewelry-Making Party 297

Chapter 16: Turning Your Hobby into a Business 309

Part V: The Part of Tens 331

Chapter 17: Ten (or So) Online Resources for Materials, Supplies, and More 333

Chapter 18: Ten Common Jewelry-Making Mistakes to Avoid 337

Chapter 19: Ten Great Ways to Make Money Selling Your Creations 341

Index 351

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