Faszination Glasperlen: Geschichte und Techniken der Glasperlenherstellung


Pearls are timeless and beautiful, which is why they have always fascinated people. For centuries they served as a means of payment, jewellery, symbol carriers or as a support for prayer rituals. The history of glass beads and everything worth knowing about glass as a material is at the beginning of this basic work. A lot of attention is also paid to the furnishing of the workplace and the topic of health, as they form the basis for calm and safe work. The main part of the book makes up the numerous techniques of glass bead production. The basic technique of winding a basic bead is introduced step by step and then, with increasing difficulty, many other techniques such as disc beads, figured beads, hollow beads or beads with overlay are introduced. The author also shows how you can mix colors yourself, how complex glass rods are made, or how to decorate with glass crumbs or enamel beads. All techniques are explained using detailed photographs and finished jewelery objects inspire you to create your own jewellery.

  • Isbn 978-3-258-60005-5
  • Ean 9783258600055
  • Author Iva Juricic
  • Editor Haupt Verlag
  • Language de_CH