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American Craft AmericanCraft.com offers several publications, including Crafting as a Business, - called "perhaps the most thorough and easily digested guide on this topic packed with invaluable tips from successful crafters," by the editors of Amazon.com - AmericanStyle - offers a wide variety of content regarding art, craft, travel and interior design - and NICHE - a leading trade publication in the world of American craft art.
American Indian Art The Anthropology Outreach Office of the Smithsonian Institution recommends this magazine, calling it "Very informative discussion on a variety of art and craft techniques and histories; many full-color photographs and bibliographic references."
(info: 7314 East Osborn Drive Scottsdale, AZ   85251; 480-994-5445)
Bead Patterns.com The Magazine This online magazine offers you the choice of downloading an issue as a pdf file, or receiving the magazine on CD in the mail. Published every two months, the articles offer clear directions and excellent illustrations.
Bead & Button Creative Ideas for the Art of Beads and Jewelry. Regular departments include: Tips, Pattern, Basics, Your Work gallery.
Beadwork "Six times a year you'll be treated to beautiful projects providing clear-cut directions and illustration. The pages will be filled with inspiring interviews with stars in the field, historical features on beadworking around the world, reviews of the best beading books and supplies, and helpful tips to make your beaderly life easier."
Belle Armoire You'll be blown away by some of the projects - not everything is beadwork, but a must if you like the multidisciplinary approach.
Jewelry Crafts  
Lapidary Journal "LJ is your comprehensive resource into the world of gemcraft, jewelry making and design. We offer you monthly coverage of every facet of the field. Whatever your interest or level of expertise, you'll find a breathtaking array of information within each lavishly illustrated 120+ page issue. Whether you're a beginner, an experienced artisan or in the business, Lapidary Journal can take you to a whole new level."
Ocean Realm Ocean Realm is recognized worldwide as a benchmark of marine photography publications - the pictures are great for inspiration!
Ornament "A wonderful source of inspiration, covering not only beadwork, but wearable art, high-end crafts, jewelry, and other handwork by artisans from around the world."
(info: PO Box 2349, San Marcos, CA   92079; 760-599-0222)
Vogue Reading this fashion magazine will help keep you up-to-date with the current styles.
Wire Artist Jeweler Back issues are also available!