Refiner's Bead Resources

Books on Beading

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General Instruction

Sources for pattern ideas:

  • Beads on Bags: 1880S To 2000, Lorita Winfield, Schiffer Publishing Ltd ,U.S.
  • Beads & Beadwork of the American Ind 2ND Edition, William C Orchard / Native North American (Out of Print, more about the art of the craft, may be available in local library)
  • Beads and Beadwork of the American Indians: A Study Based on Specimens in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Fouundation, William C. Orchard, Eagles View Publishing
  • Beads & Beadwork of East & South Africa, Margret Carey, State Mutual Book & Periodical Service, Limited
  • Beads and beadwork of West and Central Africa, Margret Carey
  • Beads of Borneo, Heidi Munan, Archipelago Press (SG),
  • Beads of Life: Eastern and Southern African Beadwork from Canadian Collections (Mercury), Marie-louise Labelle, Canadian Museum of Civilization/Musee Canadie
  • Beads of the World, Peter Francis, Schiffer Publishing
  • Handbook on Beads, Van Derslu, George Shumway Publisher (guide for native beads)
  • Speaking with Beads: Zulu Arts from Southern Africa, Jean Morris, Thames & Hudson

  • Beadifferent Make Wire Beads, Lisa Van Herik
  • Beads, P Dellow
  • Beads, by Jo Moody
  • Beads As Jewelry, Natalie Davies, Chilton Book Co
  • Beads & Braids, Jacqui Carey
  • Beads and Bangles (Usborne Hotshots), Ray Gibson
  • Beads Etc, Sue St Martin
  • BEADS KEEPSAKE CRAFTS, Keepsake Crafts
  • BEADS N BAUBLES, Lauri 2560
  • Beads of Glass the Art & the Artists, Cindy Jenkins
  • Beads Plus Macramé : Applying Knotting Techniques To Beadcraft, Grethe Lacroix
  • Beads, Buttons & Bows, Inc. Book Sales
  • Beautiful Braids, Beads and Bows, Jacki Wadeson
  • Bedazzling Beads, Katie Hacker, Hot Off The Press
  • Bedlah Baubles & Beads, Dawn Devine Brown
  • The bead directory :the most comprehensive collection of bead sources : 400 of the best sources for beads and bead supplies, Linda Benmour