If you have ever looked at a piece of beaded jewelry and wondered if you could make it yourself the answer is "Yes! And Bead Basics is definitely the book for you!" Simple steps make it easy. Turning a few beads, some simple findings and wire into elegant pieces of jewelry is easier than you might think ... just refer to the gorgeous photos and follow our step-by-step instructions. Beaded jewelry never goes out of style, but currently it is amazingly popular. Check out what is gracing the necks, arms and ears of newscasters, actors and singers. Bead Basics explains all the techniques, lists all the tools and includes all the projects you need to make your own beautiful necklaces, bracelets, earrings... even watch bands! So look inside and start creating a unique collection of lovely beaded jewelry.