color report Beading Gem recently posted about this great resource by Margie Deeb.  Based on the Pantone color report which is published every season and used to decide color palettes for everything from fashion to paper plates, this downloadable document helps …

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brilliance If you are feeling a little uninspired on this greyish Friday, take a gander though the pages of Brilliance! Another book published by Lark – This one is not new, a bit over a year old, but definitely worth while.…

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10 metal clay projects Interview is selling an ebook, 10 Metal Clay Jewelry Projects by Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist,  You can buy it and download it from here.

This ebook is part of their “Best of” series and includes 10 projects by different …

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nelson smith Author and Jeweler Rachel Nelson-Smith responded to my past post about her book Seed Bead Fusion, to let readers know that if they are interested in any of the specific projects in her new book, they can also visit …

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Teach yourself visually Chris Franchetti Michaels has published a new book Teach Yourself Visually: Beadwork. This is a very thorough book on off-loom techniques in beading.

Each chapter covers a specific stitch and includes tons of photographs and diagrams to help you …

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sead bead fusionCheck out the new seed beading book by Rachel Nelson-Smith, Seed Bead Fusion. The book consists of 18 seed beading projects with step by step instructions.

I think the most exciting part is that the projects are not just …

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embroidered jewelry Shirley Anne Sherris’ new book Embroidered Jewellery is now available on Amazon.

This book discusses using hand and machine embroidery techniques to create pieces of jewelry.  It comes with projects for the reader to create and discusses topics such as …

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Denis Peck Book Beading Daily is hosting a earring swap, which sounds like fun. It is to celebrate Denise Peck’s new book 101 Wire Earrings.

The basics are:  make a pair of earrings and send them in with a self addressed …

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Simply Gemstones: Designs for Creating Beaded Gemstone Jewelry by Nancy Alden

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Potter Craft (July 14, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307451356
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307451354
  • If you’re a jewelry maker, chances are you have lusted after a gemstone or …

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    enchantedadornment
    I interviewed Cynthia & Greg from Green Girl Studios WAY back in Feb 2008.   I adore her work and she is such a sweet person. I am really excited about her soon to be released book “Enchanted Adornments”.     
      
    I …
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    Ancient Modern: Polymer Clay + Wire Jewelry  by Ronna Sarvas Weltman

    • Paperback: 136 pages
    • Publisher: Interweave Press (June 1, 2009)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 1596680970
    • ISBN-13: 978-1596680975

    I was blown away when I saw the cover of this book and HAD …

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    Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips by Chris Franchetti Michaels

  • Spiral-bound: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Visual; Spi edition (January 9, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470343842
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470343845 
  • Just like Visual Quick Tips Beading book I reviewed last month, author Chris Franchetti Michaels

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    Bottle Cap Jewelry Supplies Giveaway from Ten Two Studios

    Bottle Cap Jewelry Supplies Giveaway from Ten Two Studios

    Remember that gorgeous  Romantic Rose Necklace by Ten Two design team member Peace Schuyler that I blogged about last week?

    Lisa Vollrath; the owner of  Ten Two Studios, thought that one …

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    97815966809201 Mixed Metals: creating contemporary jewelry with silver, gold, copper, brass & more. Melinda Barta & Danielle Fox

    •  Paperback: 112 pages
    • Publisher: Interweave Press (May 1, 2009)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 159668092X
    • ISBN-13: 978-1596680920

    The authors Danielle Fox & Melinda Barta seem to out …

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    343838_cover.inddBeading VISUAL Quick Tips by Chris Franchetti Michaels

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Visual; Spi edition (January 9, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470343834
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470343838
  • Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Need a little help with your bead working …

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