The Art of Wire: Creative Techniques for Designer Jewelry

Learn how to turn wire working into an art Wire working only requires a few simple tools, but it provides endless opportunities to create artful jewelry Whether you are new to jewelry making or a seasoned artist, wire is a medium rich in possibility J Marsha Michler, the author of Bead Wire Ar

Bead on a Wire: Making Handcrafted Wire and Beaded Jewelry

Make a fashion statement with your own beautiful handcrafted jewelry Packed with techniques, projects, and insider tips, Bead on a Wire is all you need to make stunning beaded wire jewelry Author Sharilyn Miller shares her enthusiasm, experience and expertise to make this book a must have for jewe

The Complete Jewelry Making Course: Principles, Practice and Techniques: A Beginner's Course for Aspiring Jewelry Makers

This comprehensive and heavily illustrated manual teaches the craft of jewelry making to students looking to create professional quality items The author covers every step of the process, from creating original design concepts to fashioning professionally finished pieces of jewelry She lists all r

Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections: New Techniques for Wire-Wrapping and Bead-Setting

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

Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry: 50 Designs Using Leather, Ribbon, and Cords

Bohemian Inspired Jewelry showcases 50 beautiful designs that explore the rapidly growing trend of using cords and ribbon in jewelry Inside this colorful instruction book are clear steps for incorporating these trendy materials into designs as well as troubleshooting tips for finishing the ends usi

The Art of Metal Clay: Techniques for Creating Jewelry and Decorative Objects

Developed in Japan in the early 1990s, metal clay represents a dramatic development in the handling of precious metals for jewelrymaking Metal clay consists of microscopic particles of silver or gold suspended in a pliable organic binder that can be worked with the hands and simple household tools,

Chain Mail Jewelry: Contemporary Designs from Classic Techniques

With computer generated illustrations that show every step, this text thoroughly introduces all the key construction procedures, including the proper methods of winding, opening and closing the metal rings The 30 projects include a simple pendant encasing a large semiprecious stone and a flat chain

Steampunk Style Jewelry: Victorian, Fantasy, and Mechanical Necklaces, Bracelets, and Earrings

This how to jewelry making book features the work of an array of invited jewelry designers influenced by the growing Steampunk trend In Steampunk circles, jewelry makers are often master metalsmiths who combine found objects with fine metals to create elaborate pieces In Steampunk Style Jewelry, t

Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry: Everything the Beginner Needs to Know

Every beader knows the seductive pleasures of the bead shop And once you ve got your purchases home what then How do you put it all together to create a beautiful piece What shapes fit Will crystal work well with wood Malachite with metallic Can you set luster against luster, or will luster