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Beads and Threads:
A New Technique for Fiber Jewelry
by Diane Fitzgerald and Helen Banes

Soft Cover, 144 pages, profusely illustrated with color photos
Craft Book - Polymer Clay
ISBN- 0-9620543-6-4

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What beautiful, showpiece necklaces you can make following the instructions in this book - wearable art in the most exciting sense. The materials and tools needed are inexpensive and readily available, the work portable, the results striking. When you wear the necklaces you make, they elicit admiration and praise. The book opens with an exciting gallery of the work done by Helen Banes and many of her students. Once your appetite is whetted by what you have seen, then Diane Fitzgerald explains how the neckpieces are made and presents you with 19 projects for making your own. Each project is shown with a full page color photograph of the completed piece and a working diagram for it. 144 pages, profusely illustrated in color.

Chapter 1. A Gallery of Necklaces

Chapter 2. Designing Your Own Necklace

Chapter 3. Weaving Your Necklace

Chapter 4. Patterns

Chapter 5. Finding or Making the Perfect Beads for Your Necklace