The Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry

The Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry

Book - 2015
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There's just no denying it: wire is a wonderful, versatile, and forgiving material, available in an exciting range of shapes, sizes, and colors. Easily combined with leather, cords, crystals, beads, and stones, wire also has manipulative qualities that make it perfect for techniques such as wrapping, bending, forming, twisting, weaving, knotting, and knitting.
In The Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry , professional jewelry designer and teacher Wing Mun Devenney--known for her stunning contemporary pieces--gives readers: Step-by-step instructions for 11 projects, including earrings, bangles, bracelets, necklaces, and more Guidance for design ideas and inspiration, setting up the workspace, and assembling materials and tools Instruction on wire-forming methods for beginning to advanced jewelry makers, including the use of jigs, mandrels, and spiral makers Countless shapes and forms, repetitive patterns for jewelry chains and sets, and advice on how to turn simple pieces of wire into finished pieces of jewelry with handmade wire findings
This invaluable guide will provide beginning hobbyists and advanced crafters alike with the necessary skills, vision, and know-how to develop and create their own spectacular jewelry designs.
Publisher: Hauppauge, New York :, Barron's,, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781438006550
1438006551
Characteristics: 160 pages :,color illustrations ;,23 cm

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