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December 2014

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Every issue of your complete beading resource gives you:

  • Informative articles written by experienced jewelry makers
  • Challenging projects with step-by-step photos and instructions
  • Expert tips and techinques to keep improving your beading skills
  • Plus exclusive online access to downloadable projects and the Subscriber Gallery
  • And more!

Contents

Resource Guide

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Pearly girl bracelet

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Mix casual and sparkly with leather cord and a crystallized pearl or gemstone focal piece.
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Kaleidoscope contours

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Make a colorful and dimensional bracelet using circular peyote stitch with a hint of sparkle around the edges.
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Bold closure

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Use modified peyote stitch for this quick and easy bracelet. A magnetic clasp brings it together. 
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Mouchette bangle

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Starting with a peyote stitch base embellish with CzechMates two-hole daggers, melon beads, and seed beads for this elegant, edgy bangle.
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Dream catcher necklace

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Stitch a lavish netted pendant around a rivoli with SuperDuos, pearls and seed beads. Enhance it with a coordinating bail and shimmering pearl rope.
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Surface appeal

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Using peyote stitch and right-angle weave combine seed beads, SuperDuos, and crystals in a beautiful bracelet with texture and dimension.
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Bouvardia necklace

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Using a bounty of shaped beads and seed beads, create star-like bouvardia blossoms, and connect them with a net of beads and pearls. 
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Flower-path bracelet

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Embellish a right-angle weave base with an assortment of crystals and seed beads for a luxurious bracelet.
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Christmas sweater bracelet

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Use three-drop peyote for this festive holiday bracelet. 
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Baroque gardens necklace

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Use twisted herringbone to stitch a simple three-strand rope necklace with a right-angle weave bail to complement the Bead&Button 20th anniversary bead and a baroque-style decorative clasp.

Department

From the Editor

Bead Soup

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Bead Soup
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Beading trends and tips, new products, books, shows, events, giveaways, and more.

What's new on the Web

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On the Web
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B&B Extra
Subscribers – download your Dec. B&B Extra on December 1 at www.BeadAndButton.com/extra!

Your Work

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Your Work
Page 16
From the pages of Bead&Button.

Expert Advice

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The Business of Beading: Retail Display
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If you want to sell your jewelry at any kind of show, you'll need a display that stands out with five properties of presentation.

Stitch Workshop

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Making 3D shapes in peyote stitch
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Discover how complex-looking structures begin with the simplest shapes stitched in a basic technique. 

Basics

Basics
Basics
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Techniques used in this issue. Also check out our videos.

Spotlight

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Artist Spotlight: Cleo Dunsmore Buchanan, Medicin woman
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Cleo Dunsmore Buchanan taps into the animal spirits represented by her glass-bead creatures and their mythological manifestations. 

Free Projects

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Free Projects
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Editor's Pick

Daring Daggers

Earn points for style and flair with this clever design that incorporates dagger beads in a flat peyote stitch foundation.  Designed by Marcia Rose.

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