Learn to make your own jewelry designs with pearls. Step-by-step photographs, patterns, and simple-to-follow instructions guide you through 23 projects that showcase the color, luster, shape, and size of pearls. Mix pearls with crystals or semi-precious stones. Chapters present beads, basic skills, color charts, ideas, and tips. With 186 color images and 47 patterns, both the beginner and advanced beader will enjoy making classical to funky pieces, perfect for wearing or gifts.