Since time immemorial, people have used beads to adorn and beautify themselves and their surroundings. This guide shows readers how to do many of the different kinds of beadwork made all over the world. With step-by-step instructions for each technique, it has both simple and more advanced projects.
For both novices and veterans, with clear, easy-to-understand instructions
Hundreds of line drawings and photographs
Special sections on making your own beads; the intricacies of fasteners and clasps; bead designs; working with wire; threading techniques; and beading on fabric, fibers, and looms