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Jean Campbell


Jean Campbell is a designer and author who’s got a thing for shiny bright
objects. She’s the founding editor of Beadwork magazine, has written and
edited dozens of books on beading, and has penned articles for Beadwork,
Stringing, Simply Beads, and Step-by-Step Beads.

Jean is a Create Your Style Crystallized Elements Ambassador for
Swarovski and writes a popular weekly blog on Beading Daily. She has
appeared on the DIY Jewelry Making show, The Shay Pendray Show, and
PBS’ Beads, Baubles, and Jewels, where she gives how-to instructions,
provides inspiration, and lends crafting advice.

Jean’s work has appeared in numerous beadwork exhibitions,  and teaches off-loom beading and metal clay workshops throughout the United States. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her family and a whole lot of beads.

Her most recent book is named Creating Glamorous Jewelry with Swarovski Elements: Classic Hollywood Designs with Crystal Beads and Stones.

What a beautiful cover! The book is now available for pre-orders on!


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