Glass Beads

Glass Beads

Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft

Book - 2008
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Louise Mehaffey is a master with the torch, melting glass and wrapping it around a metal rod called a mandrel to create beautiful glass beads. In this book she provides safe and easy techniques for making beads of all shapes and sizes, with tips on setting up a studio, buying the necessary tools and materials, and learning the basic skills. Helpful step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate how to make various shapes, from round to rectangle, and add interesting effects, such as etching and gold leaf inclusions. There are 22 projects featured, including a dot bead, hollow eye bead, petal bead, Christmas tree, and snowman.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2008.
ISBN: 9780811703765
0811703762
9780811708142
0811708144
Branch Call Number: 748.85
Characteristics: 132 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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