Master beadweaving techniques with 15 brand new designs! Beadweaving Mastery shows you how to create stunning jewelry and other items from the vast range of beads available. The focus is on off-loom weaving--joining beads by means of various techniques and turning them into beautiful items, such as tassel fobs, tablemats, bracelets, or bookmarks. Techniques include basic ropes, tassels and lariats, brick stitch and peyote in various applications and combinations. You also get: * Dazzling original designs created specifically for the book. * Information on beads, their history, colors, how to choose them and use them. * Basic techniques with a wide range of applications and combinations. * Easy-to-follow instructions with step-by-step photographs and line drawings. * A host of practical hints and tips to ensure your beading experience remains an absolute pleasure.