Take your outfit and crafting up a notch with attention-grabbing bracelets inspired by one of the hottest and most fashionable jewelry lines in the country.
Jade Gedeon, owner of We Dream in Colour, offers seventy-five of her favorite designs, and gives readers all the secrets for making talk-of-the-town adornments. With so many different materials and methods to choose from, you'll have multiple artistic, unique and vintage-looking bracelets to add to your collection. Plus, you don't need to be crafty to make these pieces; you just need to have a desire to look fashionable. Materials include beads, chain, cord, fabric, leather, metal, plastic and wood so you can convey a multitude of looks and feels. What's more—all materials and tools can easily be found at local craft stores and hardware shops, so there's no fuss to the great fashion.
With this bracelet-making guide, you'll master the art of crafting your own jewelry and have pieces that you'll cherish for a lifetime.
Jade Gedeon is the owner of We Dream in Colour, which specializes in handmade, one-of-a-kind adornments. Her jewelry has been featured in Vogue, The New York Post, Lucky, Self, InStyle, Marie Claire and People, and is sold in over 800 stores, including Anthropologie and has been worn by celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence and Carrie Underwood. She lives in Essex, Massachusetts, and We Dream in Colour is based in Salem, Massachusetts.
Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill andare ideal for quick reviewEach skill or technique is defined and described
Detailed color photos demonstrate each step
Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo
Helpful tips provide additional guidance
The projects are organized so that you start with the foundation of bead crochet---the basic chain stitch---then progress through each level to achieve more advanced techniques. Each section opens with clear photographs that demonstrate the techniques needed for the proceeding projects. The "Advanced Tips and Tricks" at the end of the book offer additional tips and tricks for making your bead crochet experience go as smoothly as possible.
Beautifully photographed, Bead Crochet Jewelry provides all the inspiration and skills you need to create unique jewelry pieces to wear or give as wonderful gifts. From dangling earrings to chunky necklaces and plaited bracelets, these beautiful and intricate-looking pieces are sure to stand out and be admired by all.