Non-Fiction Book Reviews
Book Review: Project: Earrings
By Sandy Amazeen Feb 17, 2013, 2:49 GMT
Beaders are always looking for fast and fun earring projects, but they don\'t want to sacrifice style and pizazz. This stunning collection includes both! Beaders will find over 50 exciting projects featuring clean, crisp, and fresh looks, which add dramatic impact to any wardrobe. Bead stringers, wireworkers, and bead stitchers alike will be able to show off their talents with easy-to-follow directions, full-color photos, and detailed illustrations as their guide. ...more
While most of these forty-four projects have been previously published, it is a treat to have this collection in one place for easy reference. Primarily oriented toward beginning and intermediate jewelers, the inventive designs encompass the full range of wirework and beading techniques. Lovely beaded Hexagonal Pillows and Spinner Rims will have beaders rummaging through their stash while the striking Floral Filigree or Swinging Crystals will appeal to experienced wireworkers. Each project is laid out cookbook style with a full materials list, step-by-step instruction, close-up photography and detailed drawings that make it a snap to create picture perfect earrings. Whether you are looking for a quick gift or just the right accent for a special outfit, there is certain to be a design that will fit the bill.