Monday, January 5, 2009


After months of anxiety the book "Exposed - Bead and Wire Jewelry" is hitting the shelves of the best bookstores countrywide. As I have already mentioned here this book is a collaboration of 3 designers, this blogger, Katie Hacker and Margot Potter, both veterans of the publishing industry with a large number of titles under their signature. On this endeavor I am the newbie one what makes this achievement something to be celebrated. 

To give you a better vision of what's within I am posting several images of my jewelry projects ahead.
The whole conception of the book was based on bringing to the spotlight all the components that usually are hidden in order to assemble the design. 
All the projects feature only Beadalon®  findings and Crystallized™  elements, giving to the reader the best of the best what is available in the industry right now.
Stringing wire, clasps, jump rings, chains, connectors, memory wire and flexible colored wires were exposed to the extreme to highligth the multi facets of the best crystals elements produced in the world.  


 "Lady of the rings" necklace - dressing up inspired by a female warrior.

"Atmosphere" - a casual chocker with a futuristic look.


A pair of dramatic tear drop earrings - exciting geometric shapes and texture - "Golden glow" earrings.


Revisiting the basics - black and white in "In spades" necklace.


"Butterfly lariat" - a quick project to do with your girlfriends between sips of an iced tea.


A trip to India to find your inner goddess - "Lakshmi" chandelier earrings


"Blue lagoon" bracelet - a fun, chic, luscious and edgy project to retire the classic one.


"Artemis" necklace - knotted piece - the foundation of my work. Adding texture to a new green. 


"Galactic waves" necklace - a silver plated wired necklace to reach the galaxies of elegance.


"Brasilia" bracelet - modern look inspired by my hometown. You will find the step by step for this project as a courtesy soon at .

Now, you can purchase the book and learn how to make all the projects above plus you can make all the other projects designed by the beading divas Katie Hacker and Margot Potter. The projects include designer's tips, material list, step by step and some variations so you can expand your jewelry box adding a pair of earrings, a second color palette or a bracelet to complement your look.

To purchase the book simply write an email to and I will guide you through a very simple process. Visa and MasterCard are welcome.

Be daliciuus, be fabulous and be chic with "Exposed" - the ultimate jewelry book of elegance and style.


Octavio the Travelling man said...

I am so proud of you Fernando! I hope to be on the purchase list for one of your Co-Authored book along with your signature. Adios amorre!

Octavio the Travelling man said...

BTW I love the Blue Lagoon.

Fernando Dasilva said...

Good taste!
Tks for the compliments!