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« on: October 07, 2008, 06:13:16 AM »

Hi
I know we have a library loans section – but is it possible to have a section for book reviews (Or can we add this into a current section somewhere). I wanted to post this but wasn’t sure where to post it!

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Book Review – lampworking
Just had an email from Amazon with book recommendations – on there was a new book:

Glass Beads: The Complete Guide to Making Handmade Lampwork Beads and Glass Jewelry: The Complete Guide to Making Handmade Lampwork Beads and Glass Jewellery (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1589233913/ref=pe_5301_13000841_pe_ar_t4

It’s not expensive, so I wouldn’t be expecting too much from it, but I just wondered if anyone had come across it and what they thought of it?
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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2008, 06:34:00 AM »

Here's a bit more on it...

http://craftside.typepad.com/craftside/lampwork_beads/
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2008, 07:48:04 AM »

ohh nice site - thanks billie!
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2008, 06:14:44 PM »

Trudi I've got that book on order from Amazon, expecting it any day now! Looks good! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2008, 06:16:54 PM »

I've got this one....




http://www.amazon.co.uk/Glass-Bead-Workshop-Techniques-Inspiration/dp/160059123X/ref=pd_sim_b_1

I like it very much.
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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2008, 06:46:15 PM »

I've got that one as well Sooz, it's alos very good!!
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« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2008, 09:16:11 AM »

I bought the first one and didn't liked it at all.
The other one I loved, the one from Jerri Warhaftig.
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« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2008, 05:55:26 PM »

I got it today.  It looks good but might be a bit simple for all you experts out there!

I've got a bit of an amazon book habit (which I must get under control!), and have quite a few of these books.  I've got the other book listed too.

If anyone wants to borrow them.....
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« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2008, 02:56:50 PM »

Well, if anyone wants to visit Carlisle, we have just opened our 'library'  These are my personal books by the way, I am not sure if I should be ashamed to admit I am such a bookworm !!

Due to copyright laws we cannot lend them out, but you can come and have a brew and flick through them .

Beadwork
Bloomin' Beads
Garden Of Beading
Beading With Cabochons
Beadweaving Brilliance
More Beaded Balls
Amulet Obsession
Decorative Beadwork
Big Book Of Indian Beadwork Designs
The Art & Elegance of Beadweaving
Beaded Boxes
Beaded Candle Holders
Beaded Needlecases
Techniques of Bead Sculpture
Bead Looming Is Easy
Basic Beadwork For Beginners
Beadwork & Ribbons
Beadin' Beings Aliens
Bead & Button Peyote Stitch
Bead & Button Seed Bead Savvy
Bead & Button Herringbone Stitch
Beads & Button Beadweaving Stitches
Netted Beadwork
Getting Started With Seed Beads
Beginners  Guide To Beadwork
Hello Kitty (Chinese)
The Art Of Beaded Beads
Creating Crystal Jewelry With Swarovski
Big Book Of Beaded Ornaments
Beaded Critters
The Beaded Garden
Beaded Animals In Jewellery
Beaded Animal Collection
Creative Native American Beading
Mastering Beadwork
The Art Of Beadwork
Stringing
Bead Fantasies
Sun Catchers Beaded Jewelry
Simply Stunning Beaded Jewelry
Crystal Beaded Jewellery
Strictly Stretch Jewely
Beads & Wire
It's All About The Beads
Beadwork
Create Your Own Jewellery
Create Your Own Jewellery
Beaded Critters
The Encyclopedia of Beading Techniques
Beautiful Beaded Jewellery
The Irresistible Bead
Of Wings And Things
Glitter Bug Ball
Beadwork Creates Earrings
Beadwork Creates Necklaces
Crystal Lace Necklace Patterns
The Art Of Antique Beading
Sensational Bead Stringing
Making Your Own Jewellery
Designer Style Jewelry
Beads - Make Your Own Unique Jewellery
Quick & Easy Crafts - Beadwork
Bead - Handmade Style
The Joy Of Beading
Jewelry In Easy Steps
Step-By-Step Quide To Jewelry Making
Vintage Style Beaded Jewellery
1001 Beads
The Impatient Beads
Jewellery Making
Jewelry Making At Home
Embroidery
The Art of Bead  Embroidery
Beadweaving
Metal Work
Tips & Shortcuts for Jewellery Making
Jewellery Fundamentals of Metalsmithing
Hot & Cold Connections
Handmade Jewellery Techniques & Design
The Earrings Book
Creative Metal Crafts
Fabulous Jewelry From Found Objects
Silver Threads
Making Wire Jewelry
All Wired Up
Innovative Adornments
Wire Jewelry In An Afternoon
Wire & Bead Crafts
2-in-1 Manual - Jewellery
Lampworking
"The Wild & Wonderful World Of
Sharon Peters & Her Silly Sculptural Shapes"
The Aquarium & Landscape Beads of Pati Walton
The Enamel & Electroform Decorated Beads Of Kate Fowle Melenie
The Brightly Colored Beads & Vessels Of Heather Trimlett
The Classic Bead Shapes of Jim Smircish & His Amazing Control Of Heat
The Fanciful Floral Beads of Leah Fairbanks & Her Gardens Of Glass
Spotlight on Beads For the Inner Child
Dots - The Definitive Guide
The Complete Book Of Glass Beadmaking
Flameworking
Contemporary Lampworking Volume I
Contemporary Lampworking Volume II
Making Glass Beads
Passing The Flame
Spotlight on Beads For the Inner Child Vol 3
Spotlight on Magic Color Reactions Vol 5
Spotlight on Silver Vol 2
Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry
Beads Of Glass
Glass Bead Workshop
Fusing
Everything you wanted to know about Fusing…
Glass Kiln Casting with Colour De Verre
Introduction To Glass Fusing
Natural Chimes
Contemporary Warm Glass
Fabulous Fish
Glass Fusing Made Easy
Resin
The Art of Resin Jewelry
Chain Maille
Chains By Becky
Metal Clay
Enameling On Metal Clay
Art Clay Silver Advanced Book
Precious Metal Clay In Mixed Media
Introduction To Precious Metal Clay
Working With Precious Metal Clay
Metal Clay In A Day
Metal Clay For Beaders
New Directions In Metal Clay
Polymer Clay
Modelling Fashionable Jewellery with Fimo
Clay Charactures For Kids
How To Make Polymer Clay Beads
Creating With Fimo
Dragons (Book 1)
Welcome To The Jungle (Book 2)
Under The Sea (Book 3)
Cats Big & Small (Book 4)
Creative Clay Jewelry
Reference
The Beaders Guide To Colour
The Complete Book Of Beads
The Crystal Bible
Beads Of The World
The History Of Beads
Inspiration
500 Bracelets
500 Beaded Objects
1000 Glass Beads
Costume Jewellery - A Collectors Guide
The Art & Soul Of Glass Beads
Tempest
Egyptian Designs
Art Nouveau Borders & Motifs
Other
Friendly Plastic For Starters
The Beadmaker
Painting China
French Beaded Flowers
Stencilling Made Easy
Ancient Egypt Cross Stitch
2001 Cross Stitch Designs
Chinese Brush Painting
Creative Glass
Pebble Polishing & Pebble Jewellery
Resin Jewellery
Crochet
Beautiful Beaded Necklaces
Bead Crochet
Crochet Jewellery
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« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2008, 04:07:58 PM »

blimey Sooz, you realy could open a library with that little lot Cheesy nowt wrong with having a spot of reading matter Wink
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« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2008, 12:06:50 PM »



Sooz


Of all those lovely books, which one is your favourite Huh Cheesy



Sam.
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« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2008, 03:13:07 PM »

I love them all  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2008, 06:09:52 PM »

that narrowed it down a bit  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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