|Jewelry Making Books, eBooks and Magazines:|
Beaded Weddings - Jean Campbell
Save money and have a truly custom wedding by making your own beaded invitations, decorations, jewelry, and accessories. This book will show you how.
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Jewelry Studio - Silver Wire Fusing - Liz Jones
This is an excellent book to help you get started making fused fine-silver jewelry and components.
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Designing Jewelry with Glass Beads - Stephanie Sersich
Learn how to make artist Stephanie Sersich's fringy glass-bead bracelets, and much more!
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Crochet Jewelry - 40 Beautiful and Unique Designs - Waejong Kim and Anna Pulvermakher
This fabulous book will help you learn (or brush-up on) crochet and inspire you to use more of it in your jewelry designs.
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Create Jewelry - Pearls - Luxurious Designs to Make and Wear - Marlene Blessing & Jamie Hogsett
If you're looking for inspirational, contemporary pearl jewelry designs, this book can be of help. It's part of a series of jewelry making titles published by Interweave Press, the editors of Beadwork magazine.
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Wire Jewellery - 25 Crochet and Knit Wire Designs to Make - Kate Pullen
Author and metalsmith Kate Pullen provides step-by-step instructions for 25 original jewelry projects that you can crochet and knit using wire instead of yarn.
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Jewelry Arts & Lapidary Journal Magazine - Interweave Press
Lapidary Journal has changed a lot over its 60-year history, but it still may be the most popular jewelry making and gemstone magazine. Find out whether a subscription to this monthly publication is right for you.
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Getting Started Making Metal Jewelry - Mark Lareau
Mark Lareau demystifies some basic metal jewelry fabrication techniques. This is a simple and effective introduction to metalwork for beginners.
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Marketing and Selling Your Handmade Jewelry - Viki Lareau
Attempting to turn a jewelry-making hobby into a successful business can be a difficult and frustrating experience. Author Viki Lareau does a great job sharing her step-by-step approach for making your jewelry business dreams come true.
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The Art of Resin Jewelry - Sherri Haab
Author Sherri Haab demystifies the use of resin in handcrafted jewelry making. Learn how easy it is to create your own coated, molded, or formed resin jewelry at home.
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Ultimate Guide to Your Profitable Jewelry Booth - Rena Klingenberg
In this helpful eBook, author Rena Klingenberg helps you prepare, set up, and manage a successful jewelry vendor booth for shows, fairs, or festivals.
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Making Colorful Wire & Beaded Jewelry - Linda Jones
This well-done book by Linda Jones can help you get started making jewelry with beads and wire.
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Making the Most of Your Flex-shaft - Karen Christians
Finally - an up-to-date book with information to help you buy, maintain, and use a flex-shaft! Use this book to sort through all the varieties of attachments and accessories for your power rotary machine, and learn some tips and tricks from the true experts. It's a little more expensive than most books of its size, but if you use a flex-shaft (or want to), you'll probably find that it's worth its weight in retail price.
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The Bead Directory - Elise Mann
This handy manual can help you make the right decisions when shopping for beads. It contains lots of full-color pictures of the most common types, shapes, and materials of beads and findings on the market, and provides detailed information on the size, weight, relative price, and more in depth information on each.
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Trashmash DIY Bangles eBook - Donna Grimstvedt
Donna's Trashmash material can easily be made at home from items you would normally throw away. Learn how to create unique, lightweight bangles and other jewelry inspired by the garden-art material hypertufa.
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Simple Lace and Other Beaded Jewelry Patterns - Mary Ellen Harte
If you're interested in learning how to create fun and feminine jewelry using seed beads and thread, the big, clear illustrations and easy projects in this book will get you going.
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Advanced Beadwork - Ruth F. Poris
This book covers all the time-tested, standard techniques for creating all types of bead jewelry. Beginners will find it useful for getting started, and even pros will refer to it from time to time as a reference.
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Jewelry Making Products:
The Bead Spinner
My review of The Bead Spinner, which can save you time stringing beads with thread or wire, plus some tips for getting the best bead-spinning results.
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Jewel School Basic Wire Wrapping DVD Kit
The first DVD in Jewelry Television's Jewel School series shows you how to make beautiful, high-quality, wire-wrapped rock and cabochon pendants and charms. The optional kit contains all the tools and supplies you'll need to get started.
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The EZ Bracelet Sizer
The EZ Bracelet Sizer can help you make beaded bracelets that fit properly, no matter how large or small their beads are.
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The Cloud Dome
The Cloud Dome solves many of the problems you'll encounter when digitally photographing your jewelry designs.
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Swanstrom Wire Looping Pliers
Swanstrom Wire Looping Pliers take the guesswork out of creating consistent wire-wrap loops for wire jewelry, but they may not be right for you.
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