Reviewed by Cindi Bisson
Project: Necklaces includes 30 designs using beads, wire, chain and more. For those who enjoy making unique jewelry to wear for themselves, or give as gifts, the designs included are different enough that there is something almost anyone would enjoy. Delicately beaded, chunky and bold, each of the talented designers projects is explained in easy to understand step-by-step instructions with illustrations or color photos. There is a truly wide range of techniques included in this book, each with their own unique twist. Useful information on tools & materials, and basic techniques is also included.
Enjoy creating intricate, artistic necklaces with seed beading? Create your own version of Garden Delight designed by Shirley Lim.
If you would like to create an eye catching piece with a range of wire working techniques, try the Rosy Posy Pendant designed by Sharilyn Miller.
Want to create a unique gift but don’t have time to take on learning a time-intensive technique? Then something like this Curley Cue necklace designed by Kimberlyn Berlin is one of the great options included in this book.
A beginner jewelry artist might not be willing to tackle some of the intricately detailed pieces, but there are basic designs also included for all levels to try. With a MSRP of $17.99, the 30 designs within Project: Necklaces are definitely worth the investment in this book for your creative library. – Cindi Bisson
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