Jeri L Warhaftig is already the author of one very fine Lark publication on glass bead making, so you might not think there's a need for another. Wrong! Creating Glass Beads is different in scope and design from any other how-to book I've ever seen. Jeri introduces ten beads as projects, each one covering multiple intermediate and advanced techniques, from constructing hollow beads and mirroring the insides to creating advanced stringers and trying out lapidary work.
Here's the kicker: Jeri has invited fourteen project testers to try out her instructions and see what happened. I don't know about you, but I'm extremely thankful to know that I'm not the only one who doesn't always get it right the first time! And the variety of styles that grow from Jeri's instructions will also be inspiring to everyone who likes to color outside the lines anyway! The step-by-steps are really clear, with excellent photographs, but the message is also clear: do what you want with these ideas!
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Here's the best part: you now have a chance to win this book! Just leave me a comment below and you'll automatically be entered to win. If you tweet or post on Facebook or other social spots about the contest, you can leave a second comment and be entered twice!
Please make sure that your link will lead me to an email address, or else I won't be able to contact you. No contact, no win, and I simply have to go on to the next person. Deadline: June 22, 2011
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