Elegant, sparkling, vibrant and truly exquisite – create your own stunning crystal jewelry with this stylish project collection. Presents over 30 step-by-step projects made with Swarovski Elements, including Swarovski Beads, Pendants, Flat Backs and Crystal Pearls, in seemingly endless different shapes, sizes, colours and effects Expertly blends the crystals with other beautiful beads and jewelry findings; techniques such as wirework and bead stitching produce distinctively designer results Inspires with necklaces, bracelets, earrings and accessories presented in dazzling colourways with themes including Soft and Pretty, Dark and Dangerous and Tutti Frutti .
Dorothy Wood is a talented and prolific beader, craft maker and author. Since completing a course in Advanced Embroidery and Textiles at the prestigious Goldsmith's College, London, she has written over 20 craft books, and contributed to many others. This is Dorothy's ninth book for David & Charles, her previous including the best-selling titles Simple Glass Beading, Ultimate Necklace Maker and The Beader's Bible.