Thursday, March 28, 2013
METALLIC SEED BEAD SPLENDOR By Nancy Zellers
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nancy Zellers designs easy to stitch beadwork. She loves to teach beadwork classes. Nancy has taught at the Bead and Button Show, The Pugent Sound Society Bead Bazaar. Her work is also featured in many magazines and beading books, including her first book BEAD TUBE JEWELRY. You can find her publications at KALMBACK BOOKS...................................................... "Metallic Seed Bead Splendor", 29 Timeless Jewelry Pieces in Gold Bronze and Pewter, by Nancy Zellers.......................... If you are an expert at using seed beads or a beginner you will find several projects in this book that excite you and get your creativity flowing. The Jewelry in this book is stunning. Talk about get your bling on, the projects in this book will do just that. The pictures in this book are breath taking. This book is all about creating that glitzy elegantly stunning look without emptying your bank account and wallet. You can achieve this glitzy look by using the glimmer and shimmer of metallic seed beads. As I turned the pages I was shocked by the depth and richness of the colors and the shine. Each piece of jewerly is utterly magnificent. I also noticed while reading this book that Nancy has tucked in helpful hints and tips for jewelry construction. Nancy also gives you a complete list of tools you will need to construct your project. She also goes that extra mile and gives you a very helpful section on the different stitches used in all her projects such as: flat peyote stitch, tubular peyote stitch, ladder stitch, brick stitch, tubular herringbone stitch, square stitch, right angle weave stitch, circular right angle weave stitch and St. Petersburg chain stitch. She also teaches you about the stop bead, beginning and ending threads and various knots. I found her step by step written instructions easy to follow. I am so very proud to have her book as part of my library and thank you ever so much Nancy for sharing your knowledge and creativity with us all. As mentioned before you can purchase this book at www. KalmbachStore.com or to order directly you can call (800) 533-6644 . Please enjoy the following pictures of a few of the projects in this book.