Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders

Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000380
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders features projects that combine wireworking skills with beaded jewelry design. The book is technique-driven, with chapters on wire fundamentals, terminology, materials, and basic wireworking techniques, and projects that develop the reader’s skills. The projects incorporate gemstones, crystal, glass, and pearls and are designed for both beaders and wireworkers of all skill levels. Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders includes appealing designs — all tested — for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pins, and jewelry components.

Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders 2

Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000224
Format: PDF
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This book is an excellent follow-up book to Irina Miech’s first very successful book, Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders. Following a similar layout and organization as her first book, this book presents 22 new projects including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, brooches, and pendants. Irina keeps the projects fashionable and fresh by including a mix of metals such as copper, bronze, and silver, introducing exciting new elements including rivets, metal blanks, sea glass, and wires, and using new tools including hole-punching pliers and letter stamps. All of these additions inspire new colors and depth in the wire projects she presents.

Bewitching Bead and Wire Jewelry

Author: Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781454707561
Format: PDF
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These 40 fun projects—rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, cuffs—will inspire wire workers, beaders, and all types of creative crafters. Written by Suzanne Tourtillott, author of the highly successful Contemporary Bead & Wire Jewelry (Lark), this stunning collection showcases contemporary and beautiful pieces in a wide range of styles. Readers will learn everything from assembling handmade links into chain, to wire wrapping gemstones, and even light forging. A comprehensive basics section helps novices achieve success.

Wire Jewelry Beaded and Beautiful

Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co
ISBN: 1627003924
Format: PDF, Docs
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Noted designer and author Irina Miech returns to her favorite medium with Wire Jewelry: Beaded and Beautiful, a collection of 24+ timeless wire jewelry projects beginners can create with a minimum investment in tools and materials. Using a clear, illustrative teaching style, Irina introduces standard wire techniques like wrapping loops, spirals, and zig-zags; hammering; creating simple clasps, and much more. Jewelry makers can apply their new skills to beautiful earrings, rings, pendants, bracelets, necklaces, and captured cabochons that have a timeless, classic look and feel. The focus is on materials and tools readily available at national retailers and independent bead shops alike: base metals, beads, semiprecious stones, and cabochons in various sizes and shapes. Even the findings — chain, clasps, and jump rings — are easy to find. With Wire Jewelry: Beaded and Beautiful, jewelry makers at every level will be able to create timeless jewelry pieces using standard techniques and materials.

More Metal Clay for Beaders

Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000402
Format: PDF, Docs
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A follow-up to Irina Miech’s first book, Metal Clay for Beaders, this book continues to explore the ways that beads, wire, and metal clay work together to create beautiful jewelry. Dazzling projects include pendants, earrings, and brooches, many with appealing natural, organic themes. Beading and metal clay basics included along with detailed instructions and step-by-step photography for each project.

Contemporary Bead Wire Jewelry

Author: Nathalie Mornu
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579907006
Format: PDF, Kindle
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20 of the best contemporary designers have created 43 projects using wire and the diversity of beads available, and the results are truly inspiring. From funky to eclectic, their designs reflect a range of inventive techniques and can be worked with simple hand tools (no soldering required). An introductory chapter presents the necessary supplies and material, along with the basic techniques.

Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies

Author: Heather Dismore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118497813
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains,and more Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition ofJewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides theeasy-to-understand information that makes it easy. Updated information on getting started and setting up thenecessities of a jewelry maker's workshop New innovative ideas for materials such as making beads fromscratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cyclingfound objects for new creations Updated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired,and wrap bracelets Advice on how to gain project ideas through websites likePinterest without infringing on someone's rights New and updated information on setting up a storefront, turningyour hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through Etsy.com,blogs, and social media sites From attaching clasps to working with wire to stringing beads,the companion DVD features watch-and-learn episodes that show youstep-by-step how to create one-of-a-kind designs using beads,glass, found objects, special mementos, and more With hundreds of detailed photos—now featured infull-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies isthe ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to createone-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.

Beading with Filigree

Author: Cynthia Deis
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781600591877
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Delicate, luminous, beautiful: no wonder metal filigree components are a jeweler’s treasure. From antique brass and copper to shimmering silver and gold, they pair perfectly with a variety of beads. This latest entry in the bestselling Beading with series features 33 sophisticated and utterly stylish projects. The techniques are simple; the variety is stunning; and the designs are contemporary and accessible. Learn how to shape filigree components and alter their finish. Discover special techniques for combining the beads with the filigree. Release your creativity on projects packed with high-end style. The Dinner at Eight Necklace weds diamond-shaped filigree connectors with sparkly crystal beads. Whimsical Whirlwind Earrings feature painted filigree and silk ribbon that provide a surprising pop of color. Every piece is gorgeous!

Beading with Crystals

Author: Katherine Duncan Aimone
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781600590368
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Introduces the fundamental techniques of beading, including stringing, simple wirework, looping, and more, and explains how to combine them with a variety of glass and crystal beads to create unique and creative designs--from a pair of chandelier earrings to a necklace of matt metal beads and crystals. Crafter's Choice.