Books - Spiritual / Karen J Lauseng
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African bone beads, rock bead, sterling
glass, ceramic and seed beads, sterling
toothpicks, used coffee filters, seed beads
used coffee filters, bamboo skewers, wooden candleholder, seed beads,
pearl beads  (piano binding)
long stitch book binding
Japenese book binding
steal, 14k gold, sterling, found stone
My handmade books
are showcased in two
recent Lark Crafts
offerings: Echo Books
and 500 Handmade
Books. Echo Books
includes step-by-step
instructions for a piano

I studied Book Arts in
Cortona, Italy, and have
taught binding
techniques to college
students, adults, friends
and children.  Many
family members have
received handmade
journals as gifts from

Prayer beads, rosaries,
and crosses are made
during meditation.  I
love infusing them with
warm, peaceful energy.  
The prayer beads
(upper right) were
included in Lark Crafts,
Beading with World