Custom Cool Jewelry: Create 200+ Personalized Pendants Charms and Clasps

Create jewelry that is uniquely you, with custom clasps, pendants, and charms to fit your style. Includes over 275 quick and easy ideas for mixed media components as well as 7 stringing projects.
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  • Add a personal, handcrafted touch to any piece using just a few easy-to-find materials for one-of-a-kind results every time
  • Create jewelry that is uniquely you, with custom clasps, pendants, and charms made to fit your personal style. Includes over 275 quick and easy ideas for mixed media components as well as 7 full stringing projects.
  • Quick and easy projects- all projects feature easy techniques with stunning results.
  • Project designs ranging from clever to contemporary, artsy to stylish- featuring boutique-style projects with a personal twist
  • Hundreds of project ideas and lots of inspiration for customizing your jewelry and creating one-of-a-kind pieces. Shows how to create inexpensive alternatives to many store-bought jewelry components
Custom Cool Jewelry teaches you how to create personalized, affordable, and unique alternatives to store-bought beading components using a wide range of jewelry and basic crafting materials including embossing powder, collage papers, wire, fibers, glass etching cream, patinas, found objects, fabric, memorabilia and more.

Reviews: "Takes a crafting approach to make parts and pieces for your jewelry making needs. It is very refreshing to see a book for those of us with more experience."-About.com Guide to Jewelry Making

"Ready for a recycler's dream? This book is certainly that. All kinds of unlikely items get pressed into service and come out looking different and interesting."-MyShelf.com

"A nice blend of mixed media and jewelry-making, using very easy-to-find materials. There are so many cool ideas in here."-Craftypod.com Blog

SKU: 08BD11

Author/Speaker/Editor: Melinda Barta

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596680746

Number Of Pages: 144

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About the Author
Melinda Barta is the editor of Beadwork magazine and the former projects editor of PieceWork magazine. She frequently appears on television demonstrating craft techniques and has been a guest on the DIY Network’s Uncommon Threads and DIY Scrapbooking shows, the Style Network’s Craft Corner Death Match, and the PBS show Beads, Baubles, and Jewels. She is the author of Hip to Stitch and Custom Cool Jewelry (both from Interweave), as well as the teacher in the Bead Fest Video Workshop Custom Collage Charms (Interweave). Melinda has a BFA degree in fiber arts and a minor in apparel design from Colorado State University. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

SKU: 08BD11

Author/Speaker/Editor: Melinda Barta

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596680746

Number Of Pages: 144