Fine Art Wire Weaving

Author: Sarah Thompson
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 9781632500250
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Wire jewelry has never been more popular--but you've never seen projects like this before! In Fine Art Wire Weaving, award-winning author Sarah Thompson shares her secrets to creating wire jewelry that's nothing short of spectacular. Using super-fine wires to create 20 delicate, sophisticated pieces, you'll achieve that "wow" factor, all under the guidance of an expert jewelry teacher. You'll learn how to work with these fine wires successfully, as well as what to do when one of your projects goes awry. Using techniques in layering, symmetry, and dimensional shaping, you'll come away with a strong foundation in wire working so you can create your own one-of-a-kind pieces. Paired with beautiful, 4-color photographs, Thompson gives you step-by-step instructions to creating jewelry to pretty to keep for yourself--but that you won't want to give away!

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry

Author: Firor Kaska
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000879
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry is a guide to understanding and using wire weaves to create 20 beautiful freeform jewelry projects. With a tight focus on five wire weaves—over-under, over-over, coiling, looping, and circular weaving — the reader will learn by making rings, pins, earrings, pendants, clasps, and bracelets. Author Kaska Firor offers a wonderful variety of symmetrical and asymmetrical designs to inspire the budding wireworker, in addition to showing the evolution of wirework design from simple to complex for more advanced jewelry-makers.

Inventive Wire Weaving

Author: Susan Barzacchini
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co
ISBN: 1627004963
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Wire jewelry has been around for centuries and never goes out of style. Wire weaving techniques simply evolve to incorporate the newest materials and trends. All-new Inventive Wire Weaving: 20+ Unique Jewelry Designs focuses on the timeless techniques of wire weaving, wrapping, coiling, and capturing, plus texturing metals and wire. Using these evergreen techniques, designer and instructor Susan Barzacchini showcases metal, beads, lampworked elements, cabochons, and found objects in interesting, beautiful wire jewelry. Whether they use fine silver wire or copper, jewelry makers will be able to create artistic and unique pieces they'll be proud to wear. Each project includes clear and easy-to-understand photos and step-by-step instructions from an experienced wire weaving instructor. Styles cover a wide range of tastes, from delicate and feminine to bold and unusual, and many projects include variations for even more personalization. These artistic necklaces, pendants, earrings, and cuffs will appeal to intermediate wireworkers looking for new project ideas.

Timeless Wire Weaving

Author: Lisa Barth
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000771
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Timeless Wire Weaving focuses on developing wirework skills through 13 projects using three classic wire weaving techniques: coiling, wrapping, and weaving. The projects are built around a focal cabochon and incorporate seed beads and crystals in imaginative ways. Designers will be able to make the jewelry shown in the book, while also using the techniques learned to create innovative jewelry pieces of their own.

Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry

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Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 0871162547
Format: PDF, Docs
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Readers will learn to make wire jewelry like pros with this collection of more than 20 projects from the pages of Art Jewelry magazine. Readers can learn basic wireworking tools and techniques and practice skills including coiling, wire weaving, chain mail, wrapping, and making cold connections to create necklaces, rings, bracelets, and more. A great book for jewelry makers of all skill levels.

Artisan Filigree

Author: Jodi Bombardier
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596686359
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.

The Art of Wire

Author: J. Marsha Michler
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440214066
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 Art Jewelry, takes wire working to a new level inside these pages. Open The Art of Wire and discover: An extensive technique section that introduces you to wire working through step-by-step photos and instructions. Learn the ins and outs of working with wire as well as how to create your own unique and beautiful findings to personalize your jewelry. Five chapters, each focusing on a different wire-working technique. Learn how hammering, wrapping, filigree, crochet and dowel knitting can be used to transform your jewelry. Over 30 beautiful jewelry projects including necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and brooches. Wrap, hammer, coil, curl, twist, dowel knit, and crochet your way through the pages of The Art of Wire to make your own fabulous, one-of-a-kind creations.

Wire Jewelry Masterclass

Author: Abby Hook
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781861088420
Format: PDF, ePub
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Comprehensive and fabulous, Wire Jewelry Masterclass takes an in-depth look at an intricate and rewarding craft. The 24 projects, which range from simple Dragon's tear briolette earrings to a Poseidon-under-the-sea pendant, will delight and inspire jewelers of all levels and tastes. Divided into beginner, intermediate, and advanced sections, this beautifully photographed step-by-step guide is the ticket to wire jewelry expertise!