Get all knotted up! This fun guide has all the information you need to make your own jewelry using knotting techniques. You’ll learn how to evaluate, select, and care for pearls and gemstones; how to select findings and tools; the pros and cons of different stringing materials; and much more. Clear step-by-step, fully illustrated instructions show you exactly how to knot between beads and attach various types of clasps and finishes. You’ll soon be crafting beautiful, ready-to-wear pieces.
Carson Eddy is the owner of The Boston Bead Company, with stores in Cambridge and Salem, Massachusetts. The Boston Bead Company offers an extensive calendar of classes and in-store demonstrations and maintains an online resource center, beadOpedia.
Co-author Rachael Evans has been a bead buyer, manager, and jewelry designer at The Boston Bead Company over the course of 12 years.
Co-author Kate Feld has worked as store manager and is currently the staff designer of The Boston Bead Company.