New Jewelry Book Reviews

Blogged under Good Books,Jewelry Designing by Tammy on Saturday 20 March 2010 at 9:55 am

Though the economy still isn’t doing that well and publishing, like so many industries, has been struggling, I’m happy to say that there are still a lot of great jewelry books coming out these days. Here are a few jewelry making book reviews I’ve published on my Jewelry Making site over the past few months in case you missed any of them:

A Bead in Time by Lisa Crone includes 35 beading projects plus tips for designing jewelry using inspiration found all around us.

Seed Bead Fusion: 18 Projects to Stitch, Wire and String by Rachel Nelson-Smith brings together wire techniques and seed bead stitches to create some truly unique jewelry designs.

The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Jewelry Making Techniques: Plastic, rubber, metal and more are covered in this technique-heavy jewelry that examines contemporary jewelry making.

Enchanted Adornments is a mixed media book written by Cynthia Thornton covers a mixture of metal clay, wire, resin, and more.

Beyond the Bead: Making Jewelry with Unexpected Finds by Margot Potter is a mixed-media feast for jewelry makers who are ready to move their skills beyond bead stringing.

Totally Twisted: Innovative Wirework and Art Glass Jewelry by Kerry Bogert combines simply wire techniques with colorful lampwork beads.


  1. Comment by Lisa Crone — March 20, 2010 @ 8:46 pm

    Hi Tammy! Thanks so much for mentioning a Bead in Time! I feel quite honored to be in such GREAT company! Hope you are having a great weekend!! 🙂

  2. Comment by Tammy — March 21, 2010 @ 10:57 am

    Hi Lisa, I hope your book kicks you know what! It’s a gorgeous book filled with beautiful jewelry.

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