Artisan Filigree

Author: Jodi Bombardier
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1620333856
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Enjoy a collection of 20+ beautiful wire projects! Inspired by the ironwork so prevalent in her native Tucson, Jodi Bombardier fashions her signature heavygauge wire frames into sinuous shapes, cold-joining them with fine wire to form open, lacy filigree patterns. Learn Jodi's techniques, including the correct ways to use tools, hold wire, and create shaped wire frames consistently and precisely. Create airy pieces that are still strong and stable enough to withstand daily wear. Build confidence in your wirework skills as projects increase in complexity. In addition to providing project instructions, Jodi demonstrates how her scrolled designs can be manipulated, joined, or rearranged to create endless variations limited only by the imagination.

Artisan Filigree

Author: Jodi Bombardier
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1596686359
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Known for her work in intricate wire wrapping and coiling, Jodi Bombardier takes a slightly different approach in this collection of 20–plus projects. Prompted in part by the ironwork so prevalent in her native Tucson, in this collection Jodi offers her interpretation of wire filigree, the delicate work traditionally made by soldering threads of gold or silver. Jodi fashions her signature heavy gauge wire frames into sinuous shapes, cold-joining them with fine wire to form open, lacy patterns. Jodi focuses on technique, particularly how to create shaped wire frames consistently and precisely. Concentrating on the correct ways to use tools and hold wire, she shows how proper body mechanics can create perfect-looking designs. She discusses the nuts and bolts of filigree design: how to create airy pieces that are still strong and stable enough to withstand daily wear. Projects follow, showing an increasing technicality of assembly, and integrating a greater number of wire pieces as she moves the reader along.Yet while intent on sharpening skills, she also gives inspiration its due. In addition to providing project instructions, Jodi demonstrates how the same scrolled design can be manipulated, joined, or rearranged to offer endless variations with a basic element, offering design possibilities hampered only by the imagination.

Filigree

Author: Peter Pauper Press
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781593594909
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With cover art inspired by the intricate designs of old-world filigree artisans, this journal offers pages for you to discover your own lifes patterns. Artisan journals feature silk-screened and embossed leather-like cover material made in Italy. Bookbound. Ribbon bookmark. 192 pages. 6-1/4? wide x 8-1/4? high.

Silver Threads

Author: Jeanne Rhodes-Moen
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 0871167174
Format: PDF, Docs
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Making beautiful, delicate silver filigree jewelry is easier than ever! Jewelry artist Jeanne Rhodes-Moen demystifies the process in this clear and thorough guide. Packed with dazzling full-color photos, Silver Threads features detailed, illustrated instructions for twelve stunning projects that range from simple pendants to more complex necklaces. Also includes tips for planning original filigree designs.

Yemenite Filigree

Author: Miriam Schwarz
Publisher: Gefen Publishing House Ltd
ISBN: 9789652293763
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book offers a fascinating glimpse into the unique Yemenite Culture while uncovering the universal human elements found in every community. This hauntingly written collection of stories weaves together the lives of the members of a Yemenite community in Israel just as the delicate metal threads are woven by the artisan into his filigree. The mystery of the Yemenite Jewish community is revealed in a new light.

Lacy Wire Jewelry

Author: Melody MacDuffee
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000747
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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While the market has many books on solid, chunky wirework, there are few that teach lacy, intricate wirework done without soldering or casting. Melody’s work is airy and lacy, and while the techniques may be similar to traditional wirework, the results are unique. With step-by-step written directions, photos, and illustrations, this book presents more intermediate level techniques on how to make classic necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pendants, pins, and hair jewelry.

Great Wire Jewelry

Author: Irene From Petersen
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579900939
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Describes the different techniques used in creating wire jewelry and provides instructions for seventy projects

Wrapped in Gems

Author: Mai Sato-Flores
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307408469
Format: PDF
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A talented jewelry designer explains how even novice jewelry makers can create their own beautiful gemstone creations using her techniques of wire-wrapping, furnishing complete patterns for forty different projects, including necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings, along with a guide to gemstones, detailed instructions, and a helpful resource list. Original. 12,500 first printing.

Wildflowers Journal

Author: Peter Pauper Press
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9781593594664
Format: PDF
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With cover art inspired by patterns from nature, this journal invites you to take the straw of your life and spin it into gold. Leather-like cover material made in Italy. Bookbound. Ribbon bookmark. Embossed. Silk-screened. 192 pages.

Jewelry Studio Silver Wire Fusing

Author: Liz Jones
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1620332442
Format: PDF, Docs
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Silver jewelry is a classic accessory that never goes out of style. Crafters and jewelry makers will learn to create dazzling silver designs with Jewelry Studio: Silver Wire Fusing, an all-in-one guide to a no-muss, no-fuss version of silversmithing. Since less equipment is required-fine silver is heated with a torch to fuse it without solder-it is a very cost-effective way to learn basic metalsmithing skills, making it more accessible and affordable for the average crafter. Even the most basic beginner and the most experienced jewelry maker will find silver fusing to be fun, easy to master, and extremely inspiring and addictive. Make stunning projects right on your kitchen table! Liz Jones, a jewelry designer and silver fusing teacher at Fusion Beads in Seattle, Washington, takes the beginner through all the necessary steps in this workshop-in-a book that combines technique-building exercises with great projects, all shown through detailed step-by-step photography. Begin with essential tools and materials and setting up a work space, then move into basic techniques like hammering, tumbling and professional finishing, fusing a ring, and creating basic chain. Once you've mastered these foundation skills, it's time to take it up a notch and learn how to fuse large circles, fuse a bail on heavy wire gauges, fuse with cubic zirconia, work with fine gauges, and understand sizing formulas for rings. Projects include rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and pins, but don't stop there. Once you've learned to use your fuse, you'll soon have a jewelry box filled with gorgeous handmade silver creations.