The Art of Wire

Author: J. Marsha Michler
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 1440231869
Format: PDF, 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.

Wirework w DVD

Author: Dale Armstrong
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1620333228
Format: PDF, Docs
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Intermediate jewelry artists seeking new design possibilities can learn step-by-step instructions on how to wire-wrap using faceted stones, how to create pendants with any size or shape or faceted stone, how to use several methods of working with and setting faceted stones, plus mixing wire gauges and tempers to create stable and creative pieces. In Wirework, Dale "Cougar" Armstrong showcases her classic jewelry style and shows how to create beautiful custom bracelets, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and rings in 18 projects. You'll learn: how to work with half-hard wire; when to use other tempers and why Dale's favorite tools and proper tool usage using geometry in wire-jewelry functions; making the "right" 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 Wirework will challenge artists to be creative, think outside the box, and transform jewelry into their own style.

Wire in Design

Author: Barbara A. McGuire
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 144021977X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Wire is not boring or still... Wire is alive! 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. More than a dozen projects, including jewelry and home decor accessories Complete guide to basic wire techniques and applications Showcases the work of more than 75 talented artists

Fine Art Wire Weaving

Author: Sarah Thompson
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1632500272
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Wire jewelry has never been more popular--but you've never seen projects like this before! In Fine Art Wire Weaving, award-winning author Sarah Thompson shares her secrets to creating wire jewelry that's nothing short of spectacular. Using super-fine wires to create 20 delicate, sophisticated pieces, you'll achieve that "wow" factor, all under the guidance of an expert jewelry teacher. You'll learn how to work with these fine wires successfully, as well as what to do when one of your projects goes awry. Using techniques in layering, symmetry, and dimensional shaping, you'll come away with a strong foundation in wire working so you can create your own one-of-a-kind pieces. Paired with beautiful, 4-color photographs, Thompson gives you step-by-step instructions to creating jewelry to pretty to keep for yourselfùbut that you won't want to give away!

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop

Author: Sharilyn Miller
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1620333155
Format: PDF, Mobi
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No wire art jewelry experience? No Problem! Discover all you will need to know to start creating stunning wire art jewelry with Wire Art Jewelry Workshop! Bestselling author and designer Sharilyn Miller offers step-by-step instruction to help you learn to make stunning wire art jewelry like a true artisan. Wire Art Jewelry Workshop is a comprehensive guide filled with the basic building blocks for creating wire art jewelry. From cleaning, straightening, twisting, and coiling to cage beads, heart-shaped ear wires, headpins, and bead connectors, get all the expert tips on creating solid findings and custom components. Jewelry artists will learn to combine these components into 16 original wire bracelet, earring, and necklace designs. Plus, each project can be made with a variety of wires from classic silver or cost-effective copper so you can customize each piece to your style and budget. You'll be making stylish new wearable art jewelry in no time! Sharilyn also offers detailed instruction the whole way from plain wire to finished piece so you'll be sure not to miss a single loop, twist, or bend. Wire Art Jewelry Workshop offers everything you need to get started creating beautiful one-of-a-kind jewelry and having fun making it.

Freeform Wire Art Jewelry

Author: Gayle Bird
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440241333
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Follow along with author Gayle Bird as she teaches you everything you need to know to create her signature jewelry designs. First learn the basics of color and design, then move into essential wire tutorials. From there, you'll work your way through 20 step-by-step jewelry projects, including earrings, rings and necklaces. By the time you finish the book, you'll be ready to design your own statement jewelry, complete with swirling wire and dazzling gems."--Back cover.

Moods in Wire

Author: Ellsworth Sinclair
Publisher: Originals by Ellsworth E
ISBN: 9780964048331
Format: PDF
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Combines Moods in Wire with Moods in Brass & Glass. Divided into two sections, this is a comprehensive guide to the fine art of wire wrapping. Describes the basic tools and materials needed to make bracelets, earrings, pendants, pins and more. Color photos and spiral binding.

Twists N Turns the Art of Wire Wrap Design

Author: Ronda Stevens
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781492948117
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Jewelry Studio Wire Wrapping

Author: Linda Chandler
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 1620332094
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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!

Bead Wire Art Jewelry

Author: J. Marsha Michler
Publisher: Krause Publications Craft
ISBN: 9781440220784
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Fashion Beads and Wire into Stunning Jewelry Jewelry artists look no further, Bead & Wire Art Jewelry is THE resource you need to bring together two of your favorite mediums—bead and wire. From simple stringing to extensive wirework, author J. Marsha Michler's detailed, step-by-step instructions will show you how to create over 50 stunning pieces of jewelry. Learn techniques including stringing, stitching, jigwork and loomwork, and even learn to make your own findings. From easy to advanced, you will find a project to suit your skill level and tastes. This inspirational book features: 50+ easy, intermediate and advanced jewelry projects A variety of rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces Variations to inspire your creativity