Jewelry Studio Wire Wrapping

Author: Linda Chandler
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1620332094
Format: PDF
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Wire is a favorite design material for jewelry artists, allowing for the creation of simple loops and embellishments to more involved, intricate pieces. In Jewelry Studio: Wire Wrapping, Linda Chandler and Christine Ritchey-the best-selling authors of Woven Wire Jewelry and Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and more-take the mystery out of wire wrapping and share their insider secrets for making gorgeous jewelry from bundles of joined wire, no soldering required! This technique allows the jewelry maker to create timeless, elegant pieces that are beautifully simple to elaborately complex. Starting with a discussion of safety, tools and materials-including the types of metals appropriate for wire wrapping-and helpful tips, tricks, and techniques necessary before beginning a first project, the authors cover all of the basics of this deceptively simple technique. Using detailed process photography, Jewelry Studio: Wire Wrapping shows all the basics of wire wrapping step by step then takes the reader through progressive skill building projects to teach a range of wrapping techniques. Projects include bracelets, earrings, pins, and wire wrapped pendants and also include instructions for the highly sought-after wire-wrapped cabochon. Before you know it you'll be creating an elegant bow tie bracelet, a celtic link bracelet with matching earrings, a wire wrapped ring, a beautiful bracelet with coils, and more!

Jewelry Studio

Author: Linda Chandler
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596688041
Format: PDF
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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.

Wire Wrapping

Author: Jim McIntosh
Publisher: Mackintosh Jewelry Studios
ISBN: 1434816494
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This wonderful new book from Jewelry Artist and Author Jim McIntosh takes you from the basics of wire art to some very advanced concepts of design. The book has over 390 images that illustrate all of the steps in producing fine wire jewelry. The book is broken down into 3 sections that span 289 pages.

Elegant Wire Jewelry

Author: Kathy Frey
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579909086
Format: PDF, ePub
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Offers step-by-step directions for making a variety of jewelry pieces from wire using readily available tools and includes tips on becoming comfortable with such techniques as wrapping, coiling, hammering, and looping.

The Jeweler s Studio Handbook

Author: Brandon Holschuh
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 161673535X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Master the art and craft of metal jewelry making in your own home studio! Great jewelry is original, well-designed, and -- with the right tools -- can be created at home by the aspiring artist. The Jeweler's Studio Handbook guides you through the process of equipping your own jewelry studio and teaches you the techniques that will have you crafting one-of-a-kind metal jewelry in no time. Artist Brandon Holschuh walks you through planning your work space, selecting tools and materials, mastering basic metalwork techniques, and applying your new skills to twenty original pieces. In addition, The Jeweler's Studio Handbook encourages novel design, good organization and fearless experimentation, ensuring it will remain an invaluable resource for jewelry artists for years to come. Invites you into the world of the home jewelry artist, from workbench to gallery Teaches fundamental jewelry-making techniques -- hammering, soldering, riveting, and more -- in full-color photographs Illustrates the steps for crafting twenty beautiful pieces of metalwork jewelry, including rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants Features gallery-quality jewelry from dozens of contributing artists

Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips

Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels
Publisher: Visual
ISBN: 0470417471
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Expert tips and tricks for making beautiful wire jewelry are at your fingertips–anywhere you go. Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, it shows you how to use wirework tools and supplies to make attractive necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings using the hottest techniques: making jump rings, head pins, and eye pins; creating and connecting drops and links; making clasps and ear wires; twisting wire; wrapping within a framework; creating wire chains; using a wire jig; and more.

Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders

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

The New Macrame

Author: Katie DuMont
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579902278
Format: PDF
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Now macramé is for making attention-grabbing jewelry, hot accessories, and other projects. Best of all, if you can tie your shoes, you can create any of these great-looking items. No expensive material to buy, no fancy equipment needed, and no experience required. The “Knots 101” course will show you how every stitch is done, so you can get started almost immediately.

Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry

Author: Karen Leonardo
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440221162
Format: PDF, ePub
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CREATE - DESIGN - WEAR From tiny glass beads and pendants to rings and necklaces, Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry teaches you how to create them all. Lampwork artist Karen J. Leonardo and her network of fellow artisans share their secrets for creating stunningly beautiful lampwork beads. In addition, these talented artists give you complete instructions for incorporating the beads into your own artistic jewelry pieces. Ideal for beginning, intermediate and advanced lampwork artists, Creating Lampwork Beads for Jewelry features: Guidance and tips for setting up your studio and selecting the proper tools Detailed instructions with step-by-step photos for creating 16 different lampwork beads 14 jewelry designs to incorporate your beads into necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings and pins

Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders 2

Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000224
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.