This book features 40 exciting jewellery projects to suit all tastes, shown in over 420 specially shot colour pictures, with beautiful photographs of all finished pieces. A special techniques and materials section provides a thorough grounding in all the skills required. Every project features clear step-by-step instructions, with each step specially photographed to make the best results simple to achieve. It includes timeless pieces that you will love forever plus more up-to-the-minute designs; pieces for fun and fashion, for yourself and as perfect gifts for family and friends. Here, in one volume, are all the techniques, materials, instructions and inspiration needed to create a fantastic variety of jewellery pieces in a range of very popular materials. This book is perfect for all craftworkers looking for new ideas and sources of inspiration backed up by authoritative instruction, expert advice and professional hints and tips. For each medium employed, full preliminary instructions are given about general tools, techniques and materials before launching into a tempting variety of different projects, from beads to bangles, brooches to hair accessories, rings to necklaces and buttons to trinket boxes.