Diamonds are a girl's best friend, but you don't have to break the bank to create sparkling gemstone jewelry, and you don't have to be a professional designer to achieve gorgeous results. By adding a few or many semiprecious stones to jewelry ...
designs - turquoise, amethyst, jasper, or onyx or any of the stones commonly available today - you can either punctuate or entirely shape the look and feel of a piece.From sassy, elegant, dressy, or flirty, "Create Jewelry: Stones" presents twenty-three projects ranging in difficulty from easy stringing pieces to seed bead weaving designs. All projects are glamorous and timeless and represent unique ways to use stones in jewelry designs for necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. The authors combine innovative designs with intriguing anecdotes, history, and tips about these multifaceted beads.Nearly all beaders, no matter what their interest or skill level, love some type of stone. Beaders love "Create Jewelry: Stones" not only for the projects but also to learn about some of their favorite types of beads.