Ray Hemachandra is an editor for Lark Jewelry & Beading and the author of numerous 500
Series and Masters Series titles, including 500 Art Quilts, as well as The Penland Book of Glass and Beading with World Beads. He lives in Arden, NC.
If you want ideas and inspiration, or if you just want to look at nice beaded jewelry pictures, you will like this book.
There is so much to love here I cannot say enough about this amazing book, Showcase 500 beaded jewelry, with Ray Hemachandra, as both juror and author.
This book is one of Lark Crafts' "500 Series," which exhibits the best work of contemporary artists in their chosen fields.
This book is beautifully assembled and has gorgeous and inspirational pieces in it.Published 1 month ago by Margo
Exceptional photography of a lot of creative beadwork. This is a great book for inspiration to all level beaders. Try it.Published 4 months ago by Joanne B. Thomas
This book is at the top of beading books. The stunning photos are amazing and talent of each master beader in the unique book are truly amazing. My favorite book for inspiration.Published 4 months ago by Terri
I can't say anything more. Beautiful photos of beautiful work. Remember, this is a book of examples. There are no patterns or how-to's.Published 4 months ago by Mari Ann Shake
Paperback seems flimsy, about 1/3 featured projects are really basic, unskilled and uninspiring. The other 2/3 are what was expected.Published 5 months ago by christina senior
Beautiful book, can give a more expert beader than me a LOT of inspiration. I am going to need a lot more practice though to create this level of work!Published 9 months ago by Liza Sauls
This is a great book. The pictures are wonderful and I was amazed at the variety of jewelry techniques represented. I had no idea of the incredible work out there!Published 10 months ago by Kelly
This book is as advertised - there are lots of photos of beaded jewelry, but there are very few pieces that are wonderful.Published 13 months ago by L E Kay
This little book is just chock full of great photos of great pieces. Although many of them are not my taste or are ones that you would never in a million years make, it was,... Read morePublished 16 months ago by DJM