Best beading books according to redditors

We found 23 Reddit comments discussing the best beading books. We ranked the 7 resulting products by number of redditors who mentioned them. Here are the top 20.

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u/Kalomoira · 7 pointsr/witchcraft

Not to add to the pointless debate that's ensued, "rosary" is a word associated with a specific religion. The term "prayer beads" is more commonly used in regards to all and non-Christian religions. It's an umbrella term, the rosary is one type of prayer beads. Just like the mala (used in Hindu & Buddhist practices) is another type. There is no universal format, each style of prayer beads differs from one religion/culture to the next. Personally, I think it is better not to use the term "rosary" as it is most closely associated with Catholicism/Christianity and Neopaganism already has enough borrowed baggage due to Christianity's general influence on society. "Prayer beads" conveys what the object is and without confusion or debate.

If you're not adhering to a tradition, then the number and layout of prayer beads would be whatever is significant to you. A couple of books that could help you get some ideas are "Mindful Beads" by Alice Peck and "Pagan Prayer Beads" by John Michael Greer & Clare Vaughn. A search on any bookseller site, Amazon or otherwise, will likely produce several other titles.

u/BrooksSmitty · 3 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Chicken or beef tacos with black bean mango salsa, fresh tomatoes, and baby spinach. For dessert croissant rolls with 3caramel dove candies stuffed in each then drizzled with chocolate after baking. For your beverage I say have your favorite soda. I can send recipes for everything, lol.

I would love this book. Thank you for the contest.

u/born_lever_puller · 2 pointsr/craftit

I love paper beads, though this particular tutorial doesn't show how really varied and colorful they can be. This link to Google images will give you a better idea.

A great book on the subject came out in 1997, but it is unfortunately now out of print. I got my new copy on eBay a few years ago for much less than the cover price, but it seems to have gained popularity in recent years and the price has gone up a little. The author, Tina Casey, did a great job of exploring the medium of paper beads.

u/MelissaGinnJr · 2 pointsr/Wicca

When I was in college, I got in trouble a bunch of times for candle and incense in my room (then lead this whole calvary because the school was non-denominational and had candles at the Catholic mass every Sunday, but I digress). I went to a Wiccan event in the area, and a woman made me an awesome set of prayer beads. The whole thing was like an esbat in about 18 inches of cord. I have a book on Pagan Prayer Beads (by John Michael Greer and Clare Vaughn). If you want to PM me, Ill send it to you, seeing as I have never opened it until just now, or you can buy it on amazon

u/Amavin · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

omg dice...I love them because I'm an old school D&D geek and they make me happy...and sometimes kill me.

I love Kevin!

Crafting books make me happy

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u/cavortingwebeasties · 1 pointr/simracing

TIG welding is... kinda like riding a unicycle on a basketball. Steepest learning curve of the lot and frustrating/fatiguing due to lots of stopping and fieldstripping the gun to re-grind the tip of your tungsten. Unless you are going to be doing bike frame or aircraft welding or plan on doing really thin wall work or titanium and what not (and are buying a spensive machine) you'd probably be better served with MIG.

There are flux-core wires that don't use gas, though shielding gas makes less noxious fumes but nothing worse than comes off stick. I was self taught and even picked up a few semesters at a community college but honestly though until I took one good (highly structured, blend of academic and hand on with really experienced instructor) welding class I never realized how much I didn't know :p

There's an awful lot you can pick up from Youtube videos once you find people with good practices. One thing I can highly recommend is this book. It's well organized by category, has great visual aids, condensed reference charts and covers the entire gamut of basic welding. How to Weld

u/hannaHananaB · 1 pointr/beadweavers

If you ever do want to do boxes then I highly recommend the book Little Bead Boxes by Julia S. Pretl. It's an awesome book!

u/rockmonstr · 1 pointr/crafts

I bought this book back in highschool when I was really into making hemp necklaces. It has a lot of cool knots that I haven't ever seen anywhere else. If I remember right, the directions were pretty easy to follow too.

u/daddyman · 1 pointr/santarosa

I found this book a great intro to welding. It's a good read and gave me the basics to where I had a foundational understanding of the different types of welding and felt confident buying a decent mig welder and doing some projects.

u/FireAlarmPuller · 1 pointr/Welding

I read this book before I started.
For only about $20 it's a good start. I'm in welding 101 and feel like I'm able to understand where I went wrong faster then others because I read ahead of time.