Wire Wrapped Beaded Jewelry

Author: J. Devlin Barrick
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811741796
Format: PDF, Docs
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Illustrated instructions on using wire, beads, crystals, precious metal clay, cabochons, rivets, and other materials to create unique jewelry. Includes 15 projects for making beautiful necklaces, bracelets, rings, pins, and earrings. Expert instruction from master jeweler Carolyn Yohn McManus.

Bead on a Wire

Author: Sharilyn Miller
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781581806502
Format: PDF
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A guide for crafters of all levels demonstrates key design and construction techniques through a series of twenty step-by-step projects including earrings, necklaces, brooches, and bracelets. Original.

Jewelry Studio Wire Wrapping

Author: Linda Chandler
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596680593
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 shared within--jewelry crafters will delight in the resulting pieces that include beautiful bracelets, Celtic earrings, wire wrapped rings, and a wire-wrapped cabochon.

Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections

Author: Scott David Plumlee
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307586960
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Far from its original utilitarian use—to create armor—the chain-mail technique has been adapted over time to create beautiful, unique jewelry. In Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections, chain-mail expert Scott David Plumlee shows jewelry makers, beaders, and crafters at all skill levels how to incorporate beads into a variety of chain-mail weaves to create showstopping pieces. First, Plumlee walks readers through basic skills and provides detailed information on traditional chain designs. He then presents more than 20 wire-wrapping and bead-setting techniques that incorporate beads seamlessly into a variety of designs, from the creative “Chaos” wire-wrapped bead to the sinuous Snake. With step-by-step instructions for assembling age-old chain patterns—from simple to complex—and gorgeous designs that can be executed using only simple hand tools, Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections is sure to inspire jewelry artisans at all levels to expand the creative possibilities of their work. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Complete Guide to Wire Beaded Jewelry

Author: Linda Jones
Publisher: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781906525705
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Packed with designs for daytime, ethnic-inspired necklaces, fun projects for kids, pretty pieces for special occasions, and items suitable for beginners, keen crafters will never need to buy another jewelry book again. You will learn how to combine beads with simple and intricate chain designs, and how to create elegant finishing touches by bringing in tiny shells, leather, and delicate ribbon. Why not try the stunning birthstone bracelet, or make impressive costume jewelry such as the spiral choker and the striking wedding tiara? You don’t need expensive tools and materials, nor any previous experience, as the step-by-step instructions, techniques, and tips will help you to create professional-looking pieces that you will be proud to wear yourself or give as a gift. And if you’re already a jewelry aficionado, you’ll find plenty of ideas and project variations to inspire you to create more designs of your own.

Wire Jewelry Masterclass

Author: Abby Hook
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781861088420
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Comprehensive and fabulous, Wire Jewelry Masterclass takes an in-depth look at an intricate and rewarding craft. The 24 projects, which range from simple Dragon's tear briolette earrings to a Poseidon-under-the-sea pendant, will delight and inspire jewelers of all levels and tastes. Divided into beginner, intermediate, and advanced sections, this beautifully photographed step-by-step guide is the ticket to wire jewelry expertise!

Boutique Bead Wire Jewelry

Author: Melody MacDuffee
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1600590942
Format: PDF, Docs
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What an enticing and popular technique! “Twisted wire” allows even beginning beaders to fashion the most delicate, twining floral and filigree effects with ease. The results are amazing and quickly achievable, especially with this stunningly photographed introduction to the craft. In addition to the thorough motif dictionary, which serves as a helpful reference to turn to again and again, it showcases more than 20 skill-building projects. These jewel-box treasures have a feminine and fashionable look, with their transparent beads and shimmering crystals. Craft an Autumn Leaves Bracelet or Tourmaline Garnet and Iolite Floral Filigree Earrings for everyday wear, or make matching sets for special occasions. The pièce de resistance? A bridal set that features a coordinated necklace, bracelet, earrings, and tiara.

Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies

Author: Heather Dismore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118497813
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains, and more Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition of Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides the easy-to-understand information that makes it easy. Updated information on getting started and setting up the necessities of a jewelry maker's workshop New innovative ideas for materials such as making beads from scratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cycling found objects for new creations Updated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired, and wrap bracelets Advice on how to gain project ideas through websites like Pinterest without infringing on someone's rights New and updated information on setting up a storefront, turning your hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through Etsy.com, blogs, and social media sites From attaching clasps to working with wire to stringing beads, the companion DVD features watch-and-learn episodes that show you step-by-step how to create one-of-a-kind designs using beads, glass, found objects, special mementos, and more With hundreds of detailed photos—now featured in full-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.

Contemporary Bead Wire Jewelry

Author: Nathalie Mornu
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579907006
Format: PDF, ePub
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20 of the best contemporary designers have created 43 projects using wire and the diversity of beads available, and the results are truly inspiring. From funky to eclectic, their designs reflect a range of inventive techniques and can be worked with simple hand tools (no soldering required). An introductory chapter presents the necessary supplies and material, along with the basic techniques.

Wire Wrapping Stones and Beads 2nd Edition

Author: Sheila Root
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781479121427
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Working with wire has endless possibilities. The techniques shown in this book are a beginner's guide to making pendants and bead links. Use them to make a simple pendant to hang on a cord or chain or string them into a necklace with your favorite beads. Choose the right stone and you can even make holiday ornaments and sun catchers with wrapping techniques. Combine your wire bead links with other beading techniques as well to come up with all kinds of original combinations. Small versions can even become earrings. The book guides you through selection of tools and wire as well as choosing the best techniques for different shapes of stones. Techniques covered include making a link or pendant from a bead, wrapping free form stones of irregular shape, and wrapping coins and cabochons.