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Publications

I have been fortunate to have the following publications feature my glass beads and jewelry designs.   Some talented friends, designers and artists have also used my beads in their work.  Here you will be able to read more about these publications.  For more detail of each publication, double click the book or magazine titles to visit their respective page.

Scans from the following magazines will be uploaded soon. 
Can you tell I've been busy writing and designing to update this page? ;o)

Bead Trends June 2010 (special feature)
Beadwork Best Bead Stitches Special Issue (4 editors pick re-published)
Beads 2010
Stringing Magazine Spring 2010 (Andrew Thornton bracelet with Botanical)
Beadwork Magazine April/May 2010 (The Challenge)
Best of Beadwork  (Ice Princess re-published)
Beadwork Magazine Dec/Jan 2009 (Designer of the Year!)
Beadwork Magazine Oct/Nov 2009 (Designer of the Year!)
Best of Stringing (2 editor favorites re-published)
Beadwork Magazine Aug/Sep 2009 (Designer of the Year!)
Beadwork Magazine Jun/Jul 2009 (Designer of the Year!)
Easy Beading Vol. 5
Beads 2009
Bead Unique Spring 2009 (Gallery)
Bead Trends April 2009  (Jannell Botto Haiku design)
Beadwork Magazine Apr/May 2009 (Designer of the Year!)
Beadwork Magazine Feb/Mar 2009 (Designer of the Year!)
Softflex Company December 2008 Bead Article
Beadwork Magazine December/January 2009
Bead Trends Dec (on the cover!) 2008
Australian Beading Magazine Vol 2.6
Australian Beading Magazine Vol 2.5
Australian Beading Magazine Vol 2.4
Bead and Button Magazine Oct/Nov 2008
Step by Step Beads Fall 2008
Step by Step Wire Summer 2008
Beadwork Magazine August/September 2008
Simply Beads August/September 2008
 

My Book:

Bead Romantique: Elegant Beadweaving Designs
Publisher: Interweave Press
Author:
Lisa Kan
Editorial Director:
Tricia Waddell
Assistant Editor: Katrina Vogel Loving
Technical Editor and Graphics: Bonnie Brooks
Photographer: Joe Coca
Photo Stylist: Ann Swanson
Art Director: Paulette Livers and Pamela Norman
and many other talented Interweave folks!

Order book from Amazon or email me for an autograph copy.

 

 

Magazine Publications: only the last 6 month's publications are listed below, click the respective year to view earlier publications and articles.

2007 Publications    2006 Publications

Australian Beading Magazine: Vol 2. No. 3
Editor:
Kelly Norton, Universal Magazines
Feature: Our Beading World Column, pages 18 to 21 with Jean Yates

 

 

 

 

 


 

Bead Trends Magazine: May/June 2008
Editor:
Tatia Meyer, Northridge Media
Feature: Calypso necklace, page 134-135 (Island Storm beads)

 

 

 

 

 

Beads 2008: Ultimate Beaders's Resource
Editor:
Danielle Fox, Interweave Press
Feature:
Gingko leaf and Nouveau pendant Series, Editor's Pick page 18
Feature: Nouveau Riche necklace, page 53 Designed by: Danielle Fox (Nouveau pendant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Beading Magazine: Vol 2. No. 1
Editor: Kelly Norton, Universal Magazines
Feature: Les Bijoux d'Amour, pages 88-91
Feature: Spell it Out Bracelet, pages 32-36 Designed by: Jean Yates (Borosilicate beads)

 

 

 

 

 


Beadwork Magazine: April/May 2008
Editor: Marlene Blessing, Interweave Press
Feature: Petit Fiore Bracelet, pages 32-34
Feature: Petit Fiore Earrings, (web exclusive on Beading Daily)

 

 

 

 

 


 

Simply Beads Magazine: April 2008
Editor: Barb Switzer, DRG Publishing
Feature: Passion's Poem, Page 85 and 93 Designed by: Jean Yates (Haiku Series)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Step by Step Beads: March/April 2008
Editor: Leslie Rogalski, Interweave Press
Feature: 100 Fabulous Focal Beads, Mesa prototype, page 20, #35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beadwork Magazine: February/March 2008
Editor: Marlene Blessing, Interweave Press
Feature: Deco Collar, pages 52-55 (Bead Romantique preview)
Feature:  Marguerite Chandelier Earrings, pages 68-69 (compliments a cuff bracelet project from Bead Romantique!)

 


 

 

 



Book Publications:

Links: Inspired Bead and Wire Jewelry Creations
Author:
Jean Yates, F&W Publications January 2008
Feature:
Victoria Beads in Roses for Elizabeth Bracelet, pages 34-37

 

 

 

 

 

 



Cool Jewels: Beading Projects for Teens
Author:
Naomi Fujimoto, Kalmbach Publishing July 2007
Feature: Serenity Leaf in Chainy Days bracelet page 54

 

 

 

 

 


Complete Book of Glass Beadmaking
Author:
Kimberly Adams, Lark Books July 2005
Feature: Le Fiore Vive Series (enamel/watercolor) page 168

 

 

 

 

 

 


1000 Glass Beads: Innovation & Imagination in Contemporary Glass Beadmaking
Editor: Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader, Lark Books August 2004
Feature: Serenity Series page 120

 

 

 

 



More Than You Want to Know About Glass Beadmaking, 5th Edition
Author: James Kervin, Glasswear Studios 2003
Feature: Le Fiore Vive Series page xi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Publications and Honors:

Vintaj Designer of the Month
February 2008

 

 


 

Softflex Company Featured Beading Article 
December 2007:  Designing with: Color and Texture

 

 


 

Softflex Company Featured Beading Article 
November 2007:  Capturing Your Vision, Creating Your Artistic Voice

 

 

 


Softflex Company Featured Beading Article  
October 2007:  Designing with: Ideas, Ideas, Ideas

 

 

 


Softflex Company Featured Beading Article  
October 2006:  Jewelry Metallurgy Explained

 

 

 

 

Softflex Company Featured Beading Article  
June 2006:  The Mystique of Pearls Revealed

 

 

 


Softflex Company Featured Beading Article  
April 2006:  How To Be An Educated Bead Show Shopper

 

 

 

 


Softflex Company Featured Designer
March 2006



 

 

 

 


 

 
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Last modified:
September 20, 2011