Elegant Knotted Jewelry by Becky Meverden

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Explore Maedeup, the ancient art of Korean knotting.

Now you can discover the beautiful, traditional craft of maedeup, as you create gorgeous jewelry projects using colorful cording and beads. Author Becky Meverden first shows you how to create the knots themselves, then how to use them in projects from a simple pair of knotted earrings to an intricate dragonfly necklace and a modern wire plus cord watch.

Elegant Knotted Jewelry includes everything you'll need to know to create your own maedeup jewelry: Step-by-step instructions that guide you through tying 10 traditional Korean knots 30 beautiful, elegant projects incorporating the techniques you've learned, updating this traditional art for the 21st Century Tips on designing and planning your own original maedeup jewelry—information on everything from how to calculate the amount of cording you'll need to how to tighten the knots Insight into the history and culture behind the craft Whether you're a knowledgeable knot crafter or new to knots, Elegant Knotted Jewelry will inspire you to explore the world of Korean knots and create beautiful maedeup jewelry.

 

About Becky Meverden

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Becky Maverden currently lives in South Korea where she is learning the art of maedeup from maedeup masters. In addition to Korean knotting, Becky is skilled in polymer clay, precious metal clay, glass bead making, quilting and other crafts. Becky has appeared regularly on HGTV's Carol Duvall Show for ten seasons and she has published a variety of books.
 
Published August 19, 2009 by Krause Publications. 128 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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