The Art of Wire

Author: J. Marsha Michler
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440231869
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

How to Wire Buildings

Author: Augustus Noll
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780365214076
Format: PDF, ePub
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Excerpt from How to Wire Buildings: A Manual of the Art of Interior Wiring Oughly understand the art of wiring, because its essential features are purely practical, and can only be acquired by experience and strict Observation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Wirework w DVD

Author: Dale C Armstrong
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596682900
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Wirework with DVD 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, you'll discover how to work with half-hard wire, when to use other tempers and why, as well as Dale's favorite tools and proper tool usage. Plus, you'll get comprehensive instructions about: Using geometry in wire-jewelry formulations. Making the correct right angles. Shaping with and without mandrels. Using found items for shaping. When and how to use snap-set components. Choosing the right cabochons and gemstones. You'll find all the basic techniques discussed in Wirework with DVD on an included DVD, giving you a solid base for creating the projects in the book.

Twists N Turns the Art of Wire Wrap Design

Author: Ronda Stevens
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781492948117
Format: PDF, ePub
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The 9 wire wrap jewelry designs included in this book are suitable for the beginner and intermediate wire wrap artists. I have written this book as if I were teaching someone in my class, step-by-step. There are over 300 full color, detailed photographs throughout the book. I give helpful hints on wire wrapping techniques that are useful on any wire wrapping project. I include a wire wrapped ammonite fossil that gives you an understanding of wrapping unusual shapes. Then I take a standard cabochon and teach you to create a hinged pendant frame that can then be used for many different cabochons. One of my most popular bracelets is the whimsical weave. If you know how to braid, then you can make this bracelet in less than an hour. It is unique and makes a wonderful gift.

Twists N Turns the Art of Wire Wrap Design II

Author: Ronda Stevens
ISBN: 9781514839782
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book has nine unique projects for the beginner as well as the more experienced wire artist. Traditional wire wrapping techniques are taught in this book and Ronda will share tips and tricks to make the process easier. There is something for everyone in this book. Six projects are traditional wire wrapped pieces, one project is a beautiful linked bracelet and the last two projects are wire weaving projects using a flat vise.

The Art of Metal Wire

Author: Janet Wilson
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781903975930
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book will appeal to all embroiderers, metal embossers, jewelry makers and those who want to try something a little different. Using easy-to-follow text and many inspirational designs, she shows how to work with sapphire and green metal sheets, gold, copper, silver, different gauged wires, and wire mesh, creating over thirty stunning projects. These materials are worked on their own and together, using both familiar and innovative techniques including embossing, texturing, wire embroidery and working with spiralled and twisted wire.

Sculpting in Wire

Author: Cathy Miles
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0713688874
Format: PDF, ePub
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Create amazing, fun and original sculptures using wire.

Wire in Design

Author: Barbara A. McGuire
Publisher: Krause Publications
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Wire is not boring or still? &break;Wire is alive! &break;&break;Wire has held fascination as an art and craft medium for many years, but it has only come into the limelight as of late. If you have an interest in wire's rich past or the desire to explore this creative medium, you will find everything you need in this comprehensive volume. Besides discovering how many innovative artists have used wire effectively in their art, you will learn how to apply the elements and principles of design in your own wire artwork. &break;&break;More than a dozen projects, including jewelry and home decor accessories &break;&break;Complete guide to basic wire techniques and applications &break;&break;Showcases the work of more than 75 talented artists

Kumihimo Wire Jewelry

Author: Giovanna Imperia
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0823027171
Format: PDF, Docs
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In ancient Japan, beautiful yet functional cords made with the traditional braiding art of kumihimo adorned everything from kimonos to samurai armor to prayer scrolls. In Kumihimo Wire Jewelry, innovative jewelry artist Giovanna Imperia offers a fresh twist on this time-honored technique, adapting it to create stunning wire jewelry. In addition to a concise history of kumihimo and an overview of its essential materials, tools, and techniques, readers will learn the basics of this braiding method, plus how to create 20 striking projects--stylish bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces--all supported with detailed, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. This comprehensive book, which also includes pieces by prominent kumihimo jewelry artists from around the world, will inspire jewelry makers, beaders, and wireworkers at all skill levels to take their craft in a vibrant new direction. From the Trade Paperback edition.