Handmade Style: Bead offers 23 fresh, contemporary beading projects that have been selected for their timeless style, beauty and integrity. There are projects for jewellery, including earrings, necklaces and bracelets, and other wearable pieces such as belt buckles. There is also a range of projects for beaded homewares, with unique designs for cushions, candle holders, drink identifiers, gift ties and Christmas decorations. The items range from the simple to the more complex, catering for craftmakersof all skill levels. There is a techniques section at the beginning of the book which provides guidance for the novice beadworker. All of the projects are explained in detail, with lists of the materials and tools required, and then clear explanatory steps for assembling. Step-by -step photographs make every project achievable and alternative options are given to extend the range of items that can be created.