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Glass Beads

Author : Louise Mehaffey
ISBN : 0811744205
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 39.48 MB
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Louise Mehaffey is a master with the torch, melting glass and wrapping it around a metal rod called a mandrel to create beautiful glass beads. In this book she provides safe and easy techniques for making beads of all shapes and sizes, with tips on setting up a studio, buying the necessary tools and materials, and learning the basic skills. Helpful step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate how to make various shapes, from round to rectangle, and add interesting effects, such as etching and gold leaf inclusions. There are 22 projects featured, including a dot bead, hollow eye bead, petal bead, Christmas tree, and snowman.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Glass Beads

Author : Karlis Karklins
ISBN : UIUC:30112000727740
Genre : Beads
File Size : 62.84 MB
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Category: Beads

Masters Glass Beads

Author : Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
ISBN : 9781579909246
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 24.48 MB
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The art of glass beadmaking has exploded in popularity during the past decade?and these awe-inspiring examples, exquisitely fashioned by 40 of the world's top creators, reveal exactly why. Whether showcasing faces, animals, or flowers, these beads exhibit incredible detail and gorgeous color. Explore Bruce St. John Maher's fused and faceted landscape beads and the vitreous painted surface of Bronwen Heilman's glass. Kate Fowle Meleny's luminous electroformed glass beads seem almost like sculptures, while Sharon Peters creates whimsical, often comical creatures that delight. Every artist receives a lavish eight-page feature with approximately a dozen high-quality images of his or her most impressive work, along with a bio and personal commentary that provides insights into the motivations and inspiration behind each piece.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies


Author : Elizabeth Ryland Mears
ISBN : 1579907415
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27.26 MB
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New in Paper You can easily form beads, candlesticks, and art objects from just a rod of cold glass and a torch. Heat it, manipulate it a bit, and almost instantaneously beautiful and new figures emerge from the fire. That's flameworking. A top teacher of the craft explains how to do it all, providing exactly the same information and exercises she gives her beginner's workshops. Lavish illustrations capture the entire artistic process. Look into the different types of glass to choose from, and find out how to melt a ball at different points of the rod; flatten it into a disc; and shape it into hearts, wings, butterflies, and the moon. Turn those designs into jewelry, hanging sculptures, and stirrers. The results are amazing!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Making Glass Beads

Author : Cindy Jenkins
ISBN : 1579906338
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 76.65 MB
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“There is enough detail to make unsuspecting readers into addicts. An excellent introduction.”—Booklist Beads that are multicolored, grooved, feathered or foiled, and decorated with spots, dots, eyes, and stripes: no matter which of these designs in glass you choose, the results will be beautiful. Detailed instructions and magnificent photos, along with scores of valuable tips and tricks, guide crafters through an awesome array of techniques, making this the best guide to glass beading ever. The creative journey begins with making a simple bead; proceeds to easy variations, such as overwraps and raked patterns; and ends exquisitely with beads shimmering with different metals and featuring millefiori, sculpting, and hollowing. The author lives in Skokie, IL.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

1000 Glass Beads

Author : Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader
ISBN : 1579904580
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 59.61 MB
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As the very best in contemporary glass beadmaking, this book has it all. With 1000 dazzling examples by an international array of artists, the beads come single or in multiples, in jewellery or sculptural pieces, flameworked and kilnformed; and their diversity and beauty are amazing.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Cannon Shot And Glass Beads

Author : George Lamming
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036061906
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 56.99 MB
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Category: Literary Criticism

Green Glass Beads

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
ISBN : 9781447213833
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 23.75 MB
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'The joy for me is that this is my anthology, and I love every single poem in this book.' Jacqueline Wilson This is a gorgeous, stunningly produced collection of classic and modern poems that girls will turn to again and again throughout their lives. Jacqueline has taken great delight in selecting and arranging her favourite poems for this book, and you can hear her voice in the beautiful poems she has chosen, making it a truly personal collection. There are poems that will make you smile, laugh, frown and cry, and poems that will stay with you for the rest of your life.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction