This title features all of the most popular types of beads and the most innovative techniques.
Basic instructions explain how to wind and cool the bead, then shape the glass.
It includes advanced projects that are truly remarkable.
Every eye-catching photo in this superb guide will inspire bead-and glassmakers.
Splashed across the pages are all the most popular types of beads and the most innovative techniques.
Basic instructions explain how to light the torch, wind and cool the bead and shape the glass.
As bead makers' skills develop, they can expand their horizons by experimenting with enamel; using mica dust to form an iridescent sheen; and, applying silver, gold and copper leaf to layers of glass.
The most advanced projects are truly remarkable, from sculptural beads to beads that encase images of stars, rainbows and faces.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages, full colour throughout, includes photographs
- Publisher: Lark Books,U.S.
- Publication Date: 07/09/2010
- Category: Jewellery & beadcraft
- ISBN: 9781600597787