Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Creating Lampwork Beads
Maybe you are a jewelry designer who has always wanted to learn how to make your own lampwork beads or maybe you are new to lampworking and would like to learn the secrets of the art from modern skilled lampworkers out there today.
This book easily explains and demonstrates the techniques behind the ancient and exquisite craft of lampwork beading, using step-by-step instructions for making 16 different lampwork beads, which are incorporated into 16 jewelry designs. From creating beads, to shaping glass and mixing colors, this book outlines basic techniques through more than 200 color photos and illustrations. Youll quickly excel from beginner to advanced beader, with the potential for developing an exciting hobby or profitable side business.