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Master the Basics of Making Glass Beads
Popular crafts writer Cindy Jenkins shows you how to get started in the art of beadmaking. Learn how to wind round beads and form them into cylinders, bicones, disks, and more. Detailed instructions and magnificent photos, along with scores of valuable tips and tricks lead beginning bead makers through an awesome array of techniques, making this one of the best guides to glass beading ever. The creative journey begins with making a simple bead; proceeds to easy variations, such as overwraps and raked patterns; and ends exquisitely with beads shimmering with different metals and featuring millefiori, sculpting, and hollow forms. Step-by-step photos and clear instruction guide you to creating fantastic, hand-made glass beads.