Making beautiful porcelain bead jewelry has never been simpler. Using over 100 color photos and straightforward instructions, readers are guided through all the steps necessary to create magnificent layered beads, beads with inclusions, millefiori beads, bead necklaces, earrings, and buttons. Techniques are provided for mixing colored porcelain slips, handcrafting beads and buttons, glazing and firing the completed projects, smoothing fired items with a rock tumbler, and assembling fired pieces into eye-catching jewelry. A useful list of necessary equipment and suppliers is also provided. This book is an essential reference and inspiration for all who work with clay.