Working with world-famous Swarovski cut-crystal beads- author Laura McCabe creates luminous necklaces- earrings- pendants- and rings for beaders of every skill level. The author provides complete step-by-step instruction for 20 projects (10 for beginners) — and presents 50 more in a photo gallery of design variations- teaching readers how to vary colors and shapes to create custom effects. All 70 designs are made with only three simple beadwork techniques: flat peyote stitch- tubular peyote stitch- and spiral rope. There is also a chapter on making decorative embellishments- such as bezels- beaded leaves- star flowers- berry clusters- and fringe. Learn to create elegant- old-world jewelry with modern style through the only book on the market endorsed by the world’s leading manufacturer of cut-crystal beads! Softcover, 144 Pages, measures 8.5 x 11.