Making Bead & Wire Jewelry

Simple Techniques, Stunning Designs

Author: Dawn Cusick

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 385

Provides instructions for creating more than seventy jewelry pieces.

Silver Wire Jewelry

Projects to Coil, Braid & Knit

Author: Irene From Petersen

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 498

Use simple techniques to create silver wire jewelry with sinuous forms, graceful lines, and inviting textures. Begin with the basics of coil construction and plying wires. Then learn how to stretch out coils to create graceful waves, join rings together to form elegant chains, craft firgure eights for a unique effect, and incorporate beads and pearls into the designs.

Fabulous Jewelry from Found Objects

Creative Projects, Simple Techniques

Author: Marthe Le Van

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 984

Offers ideas, showcases 35 projects, and contains suggestions for recycling everyday objects, from electrical wire to soda cans, while uncovering their vast potential for beauty. This book shows how you can begin by examining various metal types and forms and the techniques for shaping and cold-connecting them.

Wonderful Wire Jewelry

Make 30+ Bracelets, Earrings, Necklaces, and More

Author: Erica Swanson

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 417

Projects in Wonderful Wire Jewelry include techniques such as turning loops, coiling, wrapping, weaving, and linking. With a wide range of techniques and styles, readers are sure to find plenty to inspire them. In addition to 30+ jewelry projects, this book will include a detailed Basics section with sidebars on wire working tools and metal options. Project range from beginner to intermediate levels.

Mostly Metals

A Beginner's Guide to Jewelry Design

Author: Karin Buckingham

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 94

View: 309

Move beyond simple stringing! Graduate to using wire, chain, and jump rings and learn the fundamentals of making great jewelry, one step at a time, with the focus on shiny gold, silver, and copper wire, findings, and beads. Featured are the building blocks of design: plain loops, wrapped loops, jump rings, chain, and spacers, along with projects that reinforce these basic techniques.

The Michaels Book of Arts & Crafts

Author: Dawn Cusick

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 528

View: 774

From America's largest specialty retailer of arts and crafts merchandise comes an extraordinarily big, beautiful, and encyclopedic collection of techniques and 175 projects--from beading and woodworking to glass and fabric crafts.

Bead & Chain Jewelry

Author: Kalmbach Publishing Company

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 19

View: 443

Use chain to make dangle earrings, create a bracelet, or stretch expensive pearls into a multi-strand necklace.

Making Wire Jewelry

60 Easy Projects in Silver, Copper & Brass

Author: Helen Clegg

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 417

Includes information on tools, materials, and finishing, and offers instructions on creating decorative pins, rings, earrings, and chains

Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections

New Techniques for Wire-Wrapping and Bead-Setting

Author: Scott David Plumlee

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 969

Far from its original utilitarian use—to create armor—the chain-mail technique has been adapted over time to create beautiful, unique jewelry. In Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections, chain-mail expert Scott David Plumlee shows jewelry makers, beaders, and crafters at all skill levels how to incorporate beads into a variety of chain-mail weaves to create showstopping pieces. First, Plumlee walks readers through basic skills and provides detailed information on traditional chain designs. He then presents more than 20 wire-wrapping and bead-setting techniques that incorporate beads seamlessly into a variety of designs, from the creative “Chaos” wire-wrapped bead to the sinuous Snake. With step-by-step instructions for assembling age-old chain patterns—from simple to complex—and gorgeous designs that can be executed using only simple hand tools, Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections is sure to inspire jewelry artisans at all levels to expand the creative possibilities of their work. From the Trade Paperback edition.