Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies by Heather H. Dismore
(For Dummies (Sports & Hobbies))

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Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains, and more

Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition of Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides the easy-to-understand information that makes it easy.Updated information on getting started and setting up the necessities of a jewelry maker's workshopNew innovative ideas for materials such as making beads from scratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cycling found objects for new creationsUpdated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired, and wrap braceletsAdvice on how to gain project ideas through websites like Pinterest without infringing on someone's rightsNew and updated information on setting up a storefront, turning your hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through, blogs, and social media sitesFrom attaching clasps to working with wire to stringing beads, the companion DVD features watch-and-learn episodes that show you step-by-step how to create one-of-a-kind designs using beads, glass, found objects, special mementos, and more

With hundreds of detailed photos—now featured in full-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.


About Heather H. Dismore

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Heather H. Dismore has been making unique jewelry pieces using simple materials, found objects, and everyday items for more than 20 years. Find her online at or connect with her on Twitter (@heatherdismore) and Pinterest (heatherdismore).
Published March 26, 2013 by For Dummies. 384 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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