Jewelry Studio Wire Wrapping

Author: Linda Chandler
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596680593
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Compiled with advanced beginners and intermediate designers in mind, this guidebook starts with the basics of wire wrapping and builds skills progressively as aspiring crafters work through each project. The easy-to-follow instructions emphasize safety first and list all the steps required to get started, with a detailed discussion given to using tools such as pliers and wire cutters--wire wrapping does not require a soldering torch--and selecting appropriate materials such as copper, brass, and sterling silver. Finishing these stunning projects are a snap with the tips, tricks, and techniques shared within--jewelry crafters will delight in the resulting pieces that include beautiful bracelets, Celtic earrings, wire wrapped rings, and a wire-wrapped cabochon.

Jewelry Studio

Author: Linda Chandler
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596688041
Format: PDF, Docs
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Compiled with advanced beginners and intermediate designers in mind, this guidebook starts with the basics of wire wrapping and builds skills progressively as aspiring crafters work through each project. The easy-to-follow instructions emphasize safety first and list all the steps required to get started, with a detailed discussion given to using tools such as pliers and wire cutters--wire wrapping does not require a soldering torch--and selecting appropriate materials such as copper, brass, and sterling silver. Finishing these stunning projects are a snap with the tips, tricks, and techniques s.

Inspired Wire

Author: Cynthia Wuller
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000704
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Inspired Wire guides wireworkers of all levels through a personal journey of design and creativity. The author mentors the reader, smoothly introducing techniques and skills as they progress together from making simple to sophisticated jewelry. Clear instructions, a unique building-block approach to basics, step-by-step photographs, and an eight-page gallery of the author’s work make this book a stunning addition to any jewelry maker’s collection. 36 projects in all.

Getting started making wire jewelry and more

Author: Linda L. Chandler
Publisher: Interweave Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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Those with interest, but absolutely no wire-working knowledge, will find this gradual guide a great introduction to every aspect of working with the enduring medium of wire. The chapters walk the aspiring craftsperson step-by-step through the entire process, from where and how to shop for wire and beads, to choosing the right kind and gauge of wire, and what tools of the trade they need to borrow or buy. No background is assumed; skills build upon each other as the book progresses. The basic jewelry components, such as loops, jump rings, findings, and connectors, are covered in turn. These lessons are then put to use with a selection of six projects, from jewelry to more unusual uses for metal embellishments such as greeting cards. Filled with lessons, tips, and resources from start to finish, this manual is a primer for the true beginner.

Wire Wrapped Beaded Jewelry

Author: J. Devlin Barrick
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811741796
Format: PDF, Docs
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Illustrated instructions on using wire, beads, crystals, precious metal clay, cabochons, rivets, and other materials to create unique jewelry. Includes 15 projects for making beautiful necklaces, bracelets, rings, pins, and earrings. Expert instruction from master jeweler Carolyn Yohn McManus.

Wirework

Author: Dale Cougar Armstrong
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596689218
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Wirework is a step-by-step guide for the intermediate artist seeking new design possibilities combined with solid technique instruction. Jewelry artists will learn how to wire-wrap using faceted stones, how to create pendants with any size or shape of faceted stone, how to use several methods for working with and setting faceted stones, plus mixing wire gauges and tempers to create stable yet creative pieces. Dale?Cougar" Armstrong showcases her classic jewelry style and shows how to create beautiful custom bracelets, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and rings. In the eighteen projects included.

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry

Author: Firor Kaska
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000879
Format: PDF
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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.

Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders

Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000380
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.