Her name is
Mabeline Gidez and she's been creating distinctive,
handcrafted jewelry for 18 years now. She has
been teaching at local bead shops in Southern California
for over 15 years now. From 2009-2011, she has taught at
the popular Bead & Button Show in Milwaukee,WI
delighting students from all over the world. Mabeline collaborated with LARK publishers to create her
first book, I CAN: Right Angle Weave, which is
available now from Amazon -
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finds inspiration in nature, fashion, movies and diverse
genres of music. Her art, reflecting both her interior
and exterior worlds, speaks for itself.
from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) with
a B.A. in Graphic Design, Mabeline has utilized her
skills in design, color theory and computer illustration
to create professional-looking, detail-oriented, fully
illustrated beading instructions. It's her keen eye for
design & color, her presentation of
step-by-step diagrams, and her patience that make her such a highly sought
out bead instructor!
In the past, she has made three guest appearances on the
now syndicated TV show, the Carol Duvall Show! In her
appearances, she showed how to make a beautiful
enchanted jeweled wreath bracelet with beads and wire,
how to make a sparkling daisy chain bracelet out of
beads and thread, and the popular wire weaving
technique, herringbone, to create a very stylish
Some of her clients include the late Dewey Martin (from
Buffalo Springfield) and Carol Duvall. She also provided
custom silver earrings to two of ABC's popular shows,
The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.
to making jewelry and teaching workshops nationwide, she
does freelance work in web
design and graphic arts.
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Mabeline is proud to announce her first book by LARK publishers! This book
has 25 new projects and is be
fully illustrated by Mabeline herself! Projects are set to
have an average of 15-19 illustrated diagrams each - more
than what most books have per project!
You can purchase my book from Amazon.
Click here for more information.