Tips for Building Bead Structures

Author: Maggie Meister
Published: September 1, 2008

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Enjoy these great tips on building bead structures from the October/November 2008 Beadwork Master Class artist, Maggie Meister.  For more hints and a Byzantine Cross Pendant project, see "Beading Antiquity" in the October/November issue of Beadwork magazine.

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Michelle M.

About Michelle M.

I was the founding editor of Beading Daily (2007-2009) and my now a freelance designer/writer/editor.  My designs have been published in Stringing, Step by Step Beads, Jewelry Gifts for the Holidays, Creative Jewelry, Beadwork, and other magazines. I enjoy stringing, bead embroidery, wirework, metal work, mixed media, beadweaving—pretty much anything that involves beads or jewelry.  I also enjoy exploring new crafts like pottery and felting.  I write a personal blog if you want to see more of my work.

16+ Free Beading Projects: A list of the free projects I created for Beading Daily.

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Pictured here is a pair of earrings I made for the Spring 2010 issue of Stringing in an attempt to get over my fear of designing with the color orange!