Findings & Finishings Book Review Arts & Crafts Book Review
Findings & Finishings: A
Beadwork How-To Book
by Sharon Bateman

The opening chapters give a simple but thorough overview of beads, threads,
wires, tools you’ll need, and the basics of working with beads and wire.

True to the title, the strength of this book is her chapters on findings and
finishings. These ending details can take your bead work from homemade to

The photos and instructions are very comprehensive. This book
includes at least 100 different techniques using purchased findings and
ones you make yourself. All types of findings are covered:

* Head
and Eye Pins
* Spacing Bars and Connectors
* Terminals
* Spacers
* Crimps
* Clasps
* Ear Wires
* Pins

Many of these ideas are
very innovative. I was even more fascinated by the finishings chapters.
They included some great ideas for edges, fringes and original beadwork on

The photo gallery will inspire you to branch out from her
ideas even more. Highly recommended to take your beadwork to a new level
of expertise.

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