Sparkling crystal beads offer unique affordable jewelry: necklaces, watches, bracelets, and earrings. Easy to customize, you'll never be at a loss for a beautiful gift. With this step-by-step guide, you'll add elegance and romance to your personal style when you wear your own handmade crystal jewelry. And these jewelry pieces also make beautiful gifts for family or friends. Handmade crystal jewelry is timeless and will truly add sparkle to any special occasion. Be it for your best friend's wedding, your daughter's high-school prom, or a fancy office dress-up party, there are jewelry designs here for every occasion. Author Candi Evans teaches jewelry making and designs signature pieces for boutiques. Her book is expertly written and gives you loads of project ideas to consider. For each piece of jewelry, she describes the tools you'll need, the materials and quantity, and very easy-to-follow instructions. The beautifully illustrated finished product shows you how it should look. All you need to get started are simple tools like pliers, wire, and wire cutters. You'll then be able to add sparkling crystal beads and wear your handmade jewelry with pride. You'll also learn more about the highly-prized and internationally-renowned Swarovski crystal, loved for its pureness and refractive qualities. Candi also provides helpful tips on how to add extra elegance to crystal creations by including items such as pearls, silver, gold, watch faces, and charms that combine well with crystals. So if you're looking to make a hobby of jewelry making, want to add to your own jewelry box, or want to create cherished gifts for friends or family, get started making crystal jewelry!