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August 2015

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  • Informative articles written by experienced jewelry makers
  • Challenging projects with step-by-step photos and instructions
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Contents

Resource Guide

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Glamour ring

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Metallic bronze cylinder beads add sparkle to this dazzling peyote stitched ring. Kits for this project are available at www.JewelryandBeadingStore.com.
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All about the braids

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Combine braided tubular herringbone strands with right-angle weave slider beads for a bracelet that shouts "look at me!"
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Pure elegance bracelet

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A base of twisted bugle beads is lavishly embellished with crystals and seed beads to create this captivating bracelet.
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3 in 1 necklace

Page 32
This unique necklace looks great with either side facing out or twisted.
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Magic carpet bracelet

Page 36
This lively loomed piece brings the zing with beads of varying colors and sizes.
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Winding wonder bracelet

Page 40
Connect layered components in an alternating pattern and add an optional edge embellishment to create a bracelet with structure and style.
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Abstract in green and purple

Page 48
Rich hues add a dramatic flair to this four-drop peyote bracelet.
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Autumnal equinox

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Harvest hues create clusters of colorful fringed leaves.
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Floral garland bracelet

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A unique flower toggle makes a statement alongside a floral garland adorning a peyote-stitched base.
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Coastal flair earrings

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Make a bold and playful statement with these colorful soutache earrings.
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Quadra weave bracelet

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Add QuadraTiles to seed beads and fire-polished beads for a casual bracelet and pair of earrings.
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Deco Egyptian bracelet

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Rich colors and bold geometric shapes come together for a stunning yet simple bracelet.
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Wheels of fun earrings

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These whimsical earrings are a dangling sensation.

Kits for this project are available at www.JewelryandBeadingStore.com.

Department

From the Editor

Bead Soup

BeadSoup
Bead Soup
Page 11
B&B's Handy Dandy Guide to cup chain, findings, bead events, design challenge, tips, and a book review.

What's new on the Web

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On the web
Page 15
Subscribers – download your August issue of B&B Extra on August 1 at www.BeadandButton.com/extra.

Your Work

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Your Work
Page 16
Designs submitted by Bead&Button readers.

Stitch Workshop

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Beaded S-hook clasp
Page 18
Make your own clasps with just a handful of seed beads.

Expert Advice

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Second Look
Page 22
Our design expert explains how to build visual harmony.

The Business of Beading

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So you think you can teach?
Page 34
Find out if you're ready to take it to the next level.

Artist Profile

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Cindy Holsclaw: The science of art
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Cindy Holsclaw brings engineering and origami to her structured designs.

Basics

Basics
Basics
Page 79
Basics for techniques used in this issue. Also check out our videos.

Spotlight

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Reigniting an old flame
Page 90
An ancient technique gives Marianne Kasparian direction and clarity.
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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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