Today's hottest jewelry trend is at your fingertips with Stringing Style 2, a collection of gorgeous beading designs to inspire you to fill your jewelry box with custom creations.
We've gathered proven designs for one-of-a-kind bracelets, necklaces, and earrings from Beadwork Presents Stringing in this stunning collection for any beader or jewelry maker. Simply glance through the mouth-watering photographs for all the inspiration you need: long delicate chains, chunky nugget strands, multistrand gemstone necklaces and bracelets, dramatic dangles and chandelier earrings of every variety.
Following in the footsteps of Stringing Style, with more than 35,000 copies sold - Stringing Style 2 begins with Stringing 101, a refresher course on beads, tools, and techniques, including how to crimp, wire wrap, and work with findings. Complete step-by-step instructions and clear photographs guide you through an array of projects by dozens of top bead jewelry designers that use a range of materials and unique combinations of materials. You'll also find 12 never-before-seen projects that enrich this handpicked group of favorites. Extensive resource lists are included so readers are able to track down even the most hard-to-find materials.
Use the foundations in Stringing Style 2 to whip up your own original jewelry creations and you'll be designing like the pros in no time! It's the ultimate inspiration for jewelry designers and beaders of all tastes, styles, and learning levels.
Jean Campbell is the editor of Beadwork Magazine, the author of 'Bead it with Beadwork', 'Beaded Cords, Chains, Straps & Fringe', and the co-author of 'Beaders Companion'. She holds degrees from the University of Minnesota in Studio Arts and Santa Monica College of Design Arts, and Architecture in Furniture and Product Design.