Stunning Jewelry Made Easy by Svetlana Kunina
(Leisure Arts# 5579)

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Jewelry making isn't just about stringing beautiful beads together. It's about thinking outside the box and combining different techniques to create original, more interesting designs. Beginning with the simple and moving on to the more advanced, this collection of teaching projects from designer, artist, and educator, Svetlana Kunina, takes the beader who wants to learn more on a step-by-step creative journey through those new techniques. The lessons include basic stringing with different variations, leather knotting and finishing, bead weaving, peyote stitching, brick stitching, various embellishing techniques, basic working with wire and metals, glass fusing with decals, mold making, sculpting, and making mosaics. Featured projects include bracelets, necklaces, and pendants.

About Svetlana Kunina

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Designer, artist, and educator, Svetlana Kunina started exploring her vision of art through music, painting, and drawing. The opportunity to learn from great teachers in the United States and Russia led to experimenting with various mediums and forms of jewelry. Her inspiration comes from mixed cultures, traveling, and architecture. She keeps her mind open to new things and creating designs with no boundaries.nbsp;nbsp;
Published December 1, 2011 by Leisure Arts, Inc.. 99 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home.