Creating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements

Classic Hollywood Designs with Crystal Beads and Stones

Creating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements

DIVCreating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements presents a collection of modern reproductions of classic Hollywood glitz, worn by the dazzling starlets of the big screen, including Marlene Dietrich, Katherine Hepburn, and Marilyn Monroe. All 20 sparkling jewelry pieces are made with the internationally popular Swarovski products, including the newest items in their line of crystal beads and stones. Detailed instructions and illustrations take you step-by-step through the creation of each piece. Whether dressed up or dressed down, these statement pieces will be fun to wear and become stunning, heirloom-quality additions to your jewelry collection./div

Creating Crystal Jewelry with Swarovski

65 Sparkling Designs with Crystal Beads and Stones

Creating Crystal Jewelry with Swarovski

DIVElegant, old-world jewelry with modern style. Working with world-famous Swarovski crystal beads, author Laura McCabe creates luminous necklaces, earrings, pendants, and rings for beaders of every skill level. The author provides complete step-by-step instruction for 20 projects (10 for beginners) -- and presents 45 more in a photo gallery of design variations, teaching readers how to vary colors and shapes to create custom effects. All 65 designs are made with only three simple beadwork techniques: flat peyote stitch, tubular peyote stitch, and spiral rope. Laura McCabe also provides a chapter on making decorative embellishments, such as bezels, picots, berry clusters, and branch fringe. The concise instructions are illustrated with easy-to-follow illustrations. Beaders of any skill level can create their own high-end, boutique-style jewelry Goes beyond stringing to teach readers three basic beadweaving techniques and principles of design Only book on market endorsed by the worldÆs leading manufacturer of cut-crystal beads /div

Crystal Jewelry Inspiration From the Create Your Style Ambassadors

Crystal Jewelry Inspiration From the Create Your Style Ambassadors

Crystal Jewelry Inspiration from the CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassadors features projects from 25 of these talented designers from North America. The CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassadors approach crystals from every conceivable angle in projects as diverse as the Swarovski Elements they’ve used. Wide-ranging techniques, from modern bead stitching and elegant stringing to intricate wire crochet, help beaders polish their favorite skills plus learn something new. Styles range from vintage to funky to show-stopping glam, all sporting the sparkle that only crystals can provide. Jewelry makers will get first-hand information, expertise, and instruction from the most enthusiastic and passionate crystal jewelry designers working today. The gallery will inspire you with projects from Ambassadors around the world.

Fast, Fun & EasyFabric Cover-Button Jewelry

Create Gifts & Glamour in an Afternoon

Fast, Fun & EasyFabric Cover-Button Jewelry

Bling it! with Buttons, Beads, and Fabric. Create 6 quick-and-easy fabric button accessories, each with 5 variations. Learn to work with 2 different kinds of buttons, hot-fix crystals, beads, charms, and embroidery. Small button jewelry is perfect for charm packs or using up scraps. Use these easy techniques to embellish quilts, clothing, or papercrafts. What's even more fun than making these cute little treasures? Wearing them, of course. Create a charming fabric button necklace, bracelet, purse, pin, hair fastener, earrings, or bookmark in just a few hours, then show off your instant accessory.

Convertible Crystal Jewelry

Reverse it, Twist it, Wear it Many Ways

Convertible Crystal Jewelry

Diane Whiting presents the idea that convertibility isn’t just about using pieces in multiple ways; it is also about using your skills and creativity in multiple ways. Using ever-popular, sparkling crystals, Diane showcases design elements through various techniques, for fun, easy, fashionable jewelry. With 25 projects, the reader can choose from bracelets, necklaces, and earrings that match any outfit or style.

Glamorous by George

The Key to Creating Movie-Star Style

Glamorous by George

With the advent of inexpensive but beautifully designed clothing available nationwide, elegance is within everyone’s reach. And George Kotsiopoulos—the breakout star of TV’s Fashion Police—will show you the way. Glamorous by George offers easy-to-achieve tips for looking like a movie star. Through practical advice and blunt observations, this simple, no-nonsense guide is accessible to people of all ages and income levels. George addresses clothing, accessories, and fashion, as well as the best pieces for different body types and skin color. And because movie-star style also extends to surroundings, Glamorous by George also guides readers to budget-friendly ideas for easy decorating and entertaining.

Maria Callas & Swarovski

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Maria Callas & Swarovski

This publication accompanies a major travelling exhibition dedicated to the jewels worn on stage by Maria Callas during her career, from La Gioconda in 1947, the opera which saw her Italian debut, to Poliuto in 1960.

Celebrity Biographies - The Incredible Life of Paris Hilton - Famous Stars

Celebrity Biographies - The Incredible Life of Paris Hilton - Famous Stars

She is a member of a large and happy family, but isn`t in a hurry to build her own one. She has more than 35 pets, but has no children. She has standard body, so used it in Model business. Her face is rather pretty, than beautiful, but this is the face of world-famous brands. She is brunette and has brown eyes, but dies blond and wears blue lenses. She is American, but her ethnicity includes Irish, Italian, Norwegian, German, French and possibly Swiss. Her awful behavior caused the lost of a heritage of 60 million, but she earned near 10 millions herself in 2013. Paris Whitney Hilton is model and actress, singer and writer, fashion designer and perfumer, celebrity and DJ. The word "jetsetter" explains her better. Whoever was she with a different name? Grab your biography book now!

New Directions in Jewellery

New Directions in Jewellery

New Directions in Jewellery explores contemporary jewellery as an experimental practice that engages with craft, design, fashion and popular culture. Profiling over 70 makers, with extensive illustrations and commentary, this book provides an overview of the new directions that jewellery is taking from the innovative use of materials to conceptual pieces stretching the traditional definitions of what jewellery is. With an introductory text, as well as essays by specialists in the design, creation and history of jewellery, the makers featured in this book are also brought into view through profiles and interviews. As a visual sourcebook, this publication is accessible for those interested in contemporary craft, fashion, culture and style while providing essential reading for all jewellery makers.