Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry

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Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 0871167980
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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.

Making Wire Jewelry

Author: Kalmbach Publishing Company
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890244319
Format: PDF
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Features 13 easy projects for stylish and fun accessories. Readers will learn the key techniques for making great wire necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and pins.

Making Wire Jewelry

Author: Helen Clegg
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579900021
Format: PDF
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Includes information on tools, materials, and finishing, and offers instructions on creating decorative pins, rings, earrings, and chains

Making Bead Wire Jewelry

Author: Dawn Cusick
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579903886
Format: PDF, Docs
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Provides instructions for creating more than seventy jewelry pieces.

The Absolute Beginners Guide Making Wire Jewelry

Author: Martine Callaghan
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 0871167727
Format: PDF, Docs
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Get wrapped up in The Absolute Beginners Guide: Making Wire Jewelry, the fourth book in the successful Absolute Beginners Guide series. This user-friendly wireworking primer takes readers through the basics of wire types, tools, findings and more. Then it's on to progressive, fun-to-make projects designed to teach fundamental techniques and build confidence every step of the way. Wireworkers will learn how to open and close jump rings, make head pins and earring wires, create wire spirals, wrap, coil, and more! Variations for each project give readers the chance to experiment with many techniques. Aspiring wireworkers will learn, practice, and reinforce skills with a rewarding result: fun, wearable wire jewelry!

Making Designer Bead Wire Jewelry

Author: Tammy Powley
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1616737913
Format: PDF, Docs
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Jewelry making is one of the most popular craft trends, and its audience continues to grow. Few jewelry books on the market emphasize the importance of the design relationship between beads, wire, and jewelry findingsùthe ônuts and boltsö of any piece. This book will show not only how to design and build your own spectacular jewelry out of beads and wire but how to design and create your own findings as well. Most jewelry making books are geared for the beginner and provide little information for intermediate to advanced jewelry makers. Making Designer Bead and Wire Jewelry contains illustrated how-to techniques, full-color project photos, project instructions, and numerous tips that enhance the styles and skills presented. Intermediate and advanced jewelry makers will learn new techniques for creating signature elements for their designs, while beginners will get a handle on honing their skills.

Getting started making wire jewelry and more

Author: Linda L. Chandler
Publisher: Interweave Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Making Wire Jewellery

Author: Janice Zethraeus
Publisher: The Crowood Press
ISBN: 1785001663
Format: PDF, Docs
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Precious metal wire is a versatile material that can be used to great advantage in jewellery design. This book focuses on using soldering techniques to confidently construct wearable wire jewellery designs. It incorporates fundamental skills such as cutting, filing, annealing and soldering, and encourages the maker to master these basic techniques, so they can create individual articles of wire jewellery using their own inspiration and designs. There are suggestions on how to approach the design process through sketching, model making and creating test pieces, and a comprehensive list of tools and equipment needed for working with wire. Also included are illustrated step-by-step instructions for learning basic wire working processes, such as drawing, twisting, hammering and soldering wire, and practical advice for constructing more complicated pieces of jewellery containing structural forms. With further instruction for making chain, applying surface finishes and adding decorative elements to individual designs, this will be of great interest to all jewellers, and is superbly illustrated with 226 colour photographs.

Silver Wire Jewelry

Author: Irene From Petersen
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579906450
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Use simple techniques to create silver wire jewelry with sinuous forms, graceful lines, and inviting textures. Begin with the basics of coil construction and plying wires. Then learn how to stretch out coils to create graceful waves, join rings together to form elegant chains, craft firgure eights for a unique effect, and incorporate beads and pearls into the designs.

Elegant Wire Jewelry

Author: Kathy Frey
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579909086
Format: PDF
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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.