Diane Fitzgerald's Shaped Beadwork

Diane Fitzgerald's Shaped Beadwork : Dimensional Jewelry with Peyote Stitch

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Master beader Diane Fitzgerald teaches her award-winning techniques for creating gorgeous geometric jewelery. More than twenty truly stunning projects, all using peyote stitch, come in a variety of flat and dimensional shapes, from triangles, teardrops and pentagons to tetrahedrons, cubes and diamonds. Projects include: jeweled necklace; Tuareg pendant; and, Berber earrings and sealed locket. Sleek, contemporary and breathtaking, these bead woven pieces are perfect for the intermediate crafter - but with such clear and detailed instructions, even beginners will be able to give them a try!show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 120 pages
  • 220.98 x 256.54 x 15.24mm | 612.35g
  • Lark Books,U.S.
  • Asheville, United States
  • English
  • full colour throughout, includes photographs
  • 1600592775
  • 9781600592775
  • 29,517

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"Diane Fitzgerald, the queen of beautiful beadweaving, takes us on an adventure into creating three-dimensional beaded geometric shapes. Start with two-dimensional shapes and learn how to properly increase and decrease to create angles and curves. Then, move on to create open shapes, and then finally the awesome three-dimensional designs like you see on the cover. Intimidated? Don't be! Diane is a magnificent teacher and takes good care to make sure her students are successful!" - Bead Unique magazine, October 2011"The illustrations are clear, the instructions concise, and there are lots of inspirational photos throughout. For anyone interested in understanding geometric beadwork, this book is a must-have." - Bead&Button magazine"A true breakthrough in the art of beadwork." - Booklist"show more

About Diane Fitzgerald

Diane Fitzgerald is a bead jewellery designer who teaches classes throughout the world. She is a featured artist in Lark Books' Masters: Beadweaving 9781600590399, has authored ten books and written numerous magazine articles. Diane is the 2008 recipient of the Bead & Button Show Excellence in Bead Artistry Award and was voted one of the top five beading teachers by readers of Beadwork magazine.show more

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