Publications & Bibliography



About Tina









Crystal Sunflower Brooch (2004)
2” x 2

Swarovski crystals, seed beads.
(Published in Beadwork, August/September 2006, and Beading with Crystals, Lark Books, 2007)


The following publications have written artist profiles or have included my work in reviews or photos:

Fall 2009, review of Handweavers Guild of America’s Small Expressions 2009 exhibition in Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot

Sept. 2, 2009, International Examiner, exhibit review and profile

Winter 2009, Surface Design magazine's Exposure section

Fall 2008, review of Handweavers Guild of America’s Small Expressions 2008 exhibition in Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot

August 2007, artist profile on Bead Arts blog

Fall 2007, review of Handweavers Guild of America’s Small Expressions 2007 exhibition in Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot

September 2006, artist profile in Beads de Beads (a Japanese beadwork magazine)

2006, artist profile in Envies Creatives (a French beadwork magazine), Issue No. 1

2004, review of Bead Dreams exhibition in Bead & Button magazine

December 2003, work shown in Bead & Button magazine

October/November 2003, work shown in Beadwork magazine


The following magazines have published articles or instructions for my jewelry designs. For more information about these magazines, please visit their Web sites. 


41 Favorite Jewelry Designs, 2009

Kale Leaf Bracelet, August/September 2009

Triple Quatrefoil Bracelet, June/July 2009

Hunter's Moon, August/September 2008

Earthy Collage Necklace, August/September 2008

Bargello Bracelet, June/July 2008

Temaki Pendant, December 2007/January 2008

Beach Yoga Bracelet, June/July 2007

Cat's Eye Bracelet (published as Jungle Gems), February/March 2007

Herringbone Spearhead Bracelet (published as Ruffles), December 2006/January 2007

Sleeping Beauty's Trellis, October/November 2006

Crystal Sunflower Brooch (shown above), August/September 2006

Zig-Zag Bracelet, June/July 2006

Wedding Rings, December 2005/January 2006

Minnesota Winter, Spring 2005 Stringing special issue

High-Fiber Donut, Spring 2005 Stringing special issue

Dewdrops in the Grass, Spring 2005 Stringing special issue

Stone Donut Soup Necklace and Unmatching Earrings, online edition

TGIF Spiral Rope Necklace Trio, October/November 2005

Porcupine Bracelet, August/September 2005

Doodle Beads, October/November 2004

Jane & Wilma’s Necklace, online edition

Good Witch Spiral Rope Earrings, April/May 2004

Freeform Peyote Watchband, February/March 2004


Bead & Button Books

Whole Brain Tubular Peyote Necklace (Bead & Button's Seed Bead Jewelry book), 2005

Oysters ‘n’ Chips (Bead & Button's Creative Beading Techniques book), 2005

Pearl-Studded Tubular Herringbone Bracelet (Bead & Button's Basic Beadweaving Stitches book), 2004


Belle Armoire

 Icicle, May/June 2006

Ambidexterity, March/April 2005

Transformer I, January/February 2005

Carmen Miranda on Drugs, January/February 2005

Flowering Squid Vine Necklace, January/February 2005

Dragonfly Bracelet, January/February 2005

Paua Shell Necklace, Spring 2004

Abundance Charm Bracelet, Spring 2004

Youngest Daughter's Garden: Spring, Spring 2004

Two peyote amulet bags, Winter 2004

Freeform Peyote Bracelet, Autumn 2003


Other Publications

500 Paper Objects, Lark Books, 2013

“Studio in a Bag,” Studios, Summer 2013

“Art Journal Abstractions,” Art Journaling, Spring 2013

“It's Never Too Late to Start,” Cloth Paper Scissors, January/February 2013

Square Cubes Pendant, Connect magazine (Australia), June 2012

Diagonal Tweed Bracelet, Step by Step Beads, September/October 2008

Herringbone Charm Bracelets, Beading with Charms (Lark Books), 2007

Crystal Sunflower Brooch (shown above), Beading with Crystals (Lark Books), 2007

Minnesota Winter, Stringing Style 2 (Interweave Press), 2007

The Four Walls of Fear (art quilt), Material Visions: A Gallery of Miniature Art Quilts, 2004

“Origami Boxes: A Twist on a Traditional Art Form,” Somerset Studio Gallery, Vol. 3, 2003


Photos by Greg Mullin except as noted. All contents copyright© Tina Koyama, 2015.