Make crystal jewelry that glitters, sparkles, and shines! Join designer and author Deborah Campbell as she teaches you how to make crystal jewelry with nothing more than a stretchy cord and store-bought crystals. With her advice and a few basic skills, you'll have gorgeous earrings, bracelets, and necklaces that you'll treasure for years. These shimmering crystals are sure to please your friends and family. Here you'll learn about different types of crystals, from those readily available in craft stores to the world-renowned Swarovski crystal (30% lead). Once crafted, you can wear these custom-made pieces, give them as personal and memorable gifts, or sell them at craft fairs or online. With detailed, step-by-step instructions and photographs, each design is easy to understand with tables giving amazingly thoughtful details, such as necklace or bracelet length, the bead size, and a bead quantity per piece to make high-quality crystal jewelry. By using the stretchy cord instead of metal, the beauty of the designs shines through, as there's no need for a clasp. Making them is simple and cheap. Get started making these projects either on your own or with your children or grandchildren!
Shimmering crystals are sure to please the most discriminating tastes. Combine these fiery beads with all the ideas in this book for gorgeous jewelry pieces you will treasure for years.
*Make earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and more *Clearly illustrated, step-by-step instructions *The use of stretchy cord means no clasp is necessary *Great projects for adults and children