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 Silver Wire Fusing

Author: Liz Jones
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596680661
Format: PDF, ePub
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Showcasing a classic accessory that has always been in style, this all-in-one guide to silver wire fusing teaches crafters and jewelry makers how to create dazzling silver designs. With 11 technique exercises, including tumbling and finishing, this resource highlights the cost-effective benefits of the craft, which, using only a torch, requires less equipment than other types of metalwork. From basic beginners to experienced jewelry makers, crafters of all skill levels will delight in the book's 16 contemporary jewelry projects that include rings, pins, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.

The Jeweler s Studio Handbook

Author: Brandon Holschuh
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 161673535X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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

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.

Hot Connections Jewelry

Author: Jennifer Chin
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0823082288
Format: PDF, ePub
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The art of soldering—permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder—can open up a new world of creative possibilities for jewelry makers. In Hot Connections Jewelry, award-winning jewelry designer Jennifer Chin guides you through every step, from choosing a torch to basic techniques like sawing, filing, and riveting, as well as more advanced techniques like creating surface textures, setting stones, and using inlay. With 23 in-depth lessons and 15 stunning projects, as well as inspiring examples from contributing artists, Hot Connections Jewelry is your essential guide to unleashing your creativity and confidence in jewelry making. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ceramic Bead Jewelry

Author: Jennifer Heynen
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1600591426
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Full-color illustrations and photographs, as well as detailed step-by-step instructions, take crafters through the complete process of making ceramic beads from low-fire clay and an array of vivid glazes, introducing the fundamental techniques of jewelry-making that can be applied to thirty ingenious finished jewelry projects.

Calder Jewelry

Author: Alexander Calder
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300134285
Format: PDF, Docs
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Calder Jewelry features more than 450 bracelets, brooches, necklaces, and rings, photographed in still life by Maria Robledo. Also included are Calder's inventory drawings, boxes he made to transport and store the jewelry, historic photographs of his exhibitions and of jewelry worn by notable collectors and artists, and an extensive chronology. Essays discuss the relationship of these objects to the artist's other endeavors and in relation to the history of adornment.

Dot Jewelry

Author: April Chorba
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780545492782
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dot Jewelry comes with over 1600 pre-cut paper pieces in a rainbow of luscious colours and coordinating patterns. Follow the step-by-step instructions for making everything from simple one-strand bracelets to stunning statement necklaces. The custom dot tool lets you pick up dots with ease, while the ruler and clip measure your cord exactly and keep it taut for professional-looking designs every time.