“Marcia DeCoster is one of the smartest, most elegant designers in the bead world today. Not only does she create sumptuous jewelry designs, her projects are deceivingly straightforward and fun to make.” — Jean Campbell
“A great book with wonderful projects—these are the pieces that people will want to make to enrich both their right angle weave techniques and their jewelry boxes.” — Carol Wilcox Wells
“Marcia DeCoster launches contemporary seed beadweaving into sophisticated high fashion. . . . Follow her well-written instructions for these gorgeous projects, and your work will become the haute couture of beaded jewelry.” — Margie Deeb
“Marcia DeCoster’s Beaded Opulence delivers all that the title promises and more—beautiful, interesting jewelry projects, clear instructions, and true inspiration for beaders.” — Diane Fitzgerald
“Twenty-four beautiful bead projects from Marcia DeCoster, one of the very best beading artists and teachers out there, make this book a standout essential. It’s the second title in the Beadweaving Master Class series — the first was the wonderful Diane Fitzgerald’s Shaped Beadwork: Dimensional Jewelry with Peyote Stitch — and Marcia maintains the series’ true excellence for serious beaders. The instructions and illustrations are clear, and the stunning photography reveals the lovely elegance of these spectacular jewelry pieces. This book and its designs will astonish and please you.” — Best Selling Books
I can't wait to get started on some of these projects!
Twenty-four beautiful bead projects from Marcia DeCoster, one of the very best beading artists and teachers out there, make this book a standout essential.
The book's photography is stunning and her clear written instructions, illustrations and supply lists are easy to follow.
If you can follow a chart, and with practice (lots of practice) you can learn right angle weave from a master. Read morePublished 26 days ago by heidi pollard
all the projects are beautiful in this book. But i must say this book is for the advanced beader. But i will keep trying.Published 6 months ago by Barbara Williams
An outstanding book with beautiful projects and easy to follow instructions. I would recommend to all bead weavers. Also, take a class from her if you get the chance.Published 8 months ago by Lesa B. Lewis
Love this book jewelry making is my passion, this is a great book. Can't wait to get started on a new peace of jewelryPublished 13 months ago by donna kimball
This book has truly opulent beading projects. It is a book every beader should have in their collection. Get this book.Published 14 months ago by Jodie A Myers
Very workable but lovely ideas, stunning photographs... All i need now is the wardrobe to go with ir andenough time to make it all!Published 14 months ago by B. M. Hamersma
While I loved this book, and will keep it, I felt it had some flaws. I will cite one example, there is a scalloped necklace with a triangle beaded bezel pendant on it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by DL
I didn't really like this book. I have used some of the techniques but none of the actual projects which I just don't like. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Georgia