Author(s): Nelli Rees
Glass bead jewellery is a fun and accessible way to make personal jewellery and unique gifts for special occasions. This beautifully designed book is a definitive, one-stop resource for crafters of all levels of ability for making stunning glass bead jewellery. The initial chapters provide readers with a complete guide to setting up an inexpensive studio or workspace, the tools and materials required and the techniques for producing glass beads and for jewellery making. The subsequent chapters contain concise, fully illustrated step-by-step projects. There are 15 unique glass bead designs and 15 striking jewellery pieces to make. The projects are grouped into three chapters, beginners, intermediate and advanced and there are step-by-step photographs throughout, so that readers can progressively build their skills and confidence.
Nelli Rees was born in Moscow, Russia. She sells her handmade glass beads and sterling silver jewellery from her website (www.beadmonamour.co.uk), Ebay and Etsy.com, plus at a number of fairs. Nelli has always had an interest in jewellery making and for the last two years has devoted her time to glass bead making and jewellery design.