Mastering Wirework Jewelry

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Rachel Norris

Publisher: GMC Publications

ISBN: 9781784943318

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 288

View: 6281

If you enjoy making wirework jewelry and are looking for a new challenge then this is the perfect book for you. In this fabulous title by esteemed wireworker Rachel Norris, there are 15 intricate and beautiful wirework jewelry projects to make. Each has detailed step-by-step tips to follow, plus there are fully comprehensive tools, materials and techniques sections to provide all the know-how you need. Projects include: pendants, brooches and necklaces inspired by nature and animals.

Woven in Wire

Dimensional Wire Weaving in Fine Art Jewelry

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sarah Thompson

Publisher: Interweave Press

ISBN: 9781632506221

Category:

Page: 160

View: 1369

Weave - Sculpt - Transform Break through the boundaries of traditional wirework jewelry to discover the world of intricate possibilities in Woven in Wire. As you weave, sculpt, and transform wire, award winning jeweler and wirework instructor Sarah Thompson guides you through the steps of achieving spectacular wearable art. Follow along as Sarah shares: Wire weaving fundamentals and her most prized techniques, helping you become a distinguished wire artist. Mastering form and symmetry as you create ornate necklaces, rings, bracelets, pendants, and earrings. The final steps to becoming a wire-weaving master--dismantling and reassembling the woven components for truly transformative jewelry designs. As you work through the techniques and designs in Woven in Wire, your artistic power will grow, your skills will advance, and you will have the confidence to create your own intricate breathtakingly beautiful designs.

Fine Art Wire Weaving

Weaving Techniques for Stunning Jewelry Designs

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sarah Thompson

Publisher: Interweave Press

ISBN: 9781632500250

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 1438

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 yourself--but that you won't want to give away!

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry

Step-by-Step Techniques, 20 Versatile Designs

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Firor Kaska

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 1627000879

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 2555

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry is a guide to understanding and using wire weaves to create 20 beautiful freeform jewelry projects. With a tight focus on five wire weaves—over-under, over-over, coiling, looping, and circular weaving — the reader will learn by making rings, pins, earrings, pendants, clasps, and bracelets. Author Kaska Firor offers a wonderful variety of symmetrical and asymmetrical designs to inspire the budding wireworker, in addition to showing the evolution of wirework design from simple to complex for more advanced jewelry-makers.

Timeless Wire Weaving

The Complete Course

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Lisa Barth

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 1627000771

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 3719

Timeless Wire Weaving focuses on developing wirework skills through 13 projects using three classic wire weaving techniques: coiling, wrapping, and weaving. The projects are built around a focal cabochon and incorporate seed beads and crystals in imaginative ways. Designers will be able to make the jewelry shown in the book, while also using the techniques learned to create innovative jewelry pieces of their own.

Wire Jewelry Masterclass

Wrapped, Coiled and Woven Pieces Using Fine Materials

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Abby Hook

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781861088420

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 191

View: 5932

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!

The Encyclopedia of Wire Jewelry Techniques

A Compendium of Step-by-Step Techniques for Making Wire-Based Jewelry

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sara Withers,Xuella Arnold

Publisher: Running PressBook Pub

ISBN: 9780762437931

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 1540

Contains all you need to know to create unusual and striking jewerly.

Bead Quilled Jewelry

New Beadwork Designs with Square Stitch

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Kathy King

Publisher: Creative Publishing international

ISBN: 1616733888

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 3372

Author Kathy King has developed a variation the decorative paper craft of quilling to create unique designs in beadwork. In bead quilling--instead of thin strips of paper--thin strips of beads, made with square stitch, are wrapped to form circles, scrolls, and squares. The holes of the beads, rather than the sides, are exposed, to become part of the distinctive design. The author works with simple and complex combinations of quilled beads to create a variety of jewelry designs. She also incorporates crystals, pearls, and decorative threads into the pieces to add interest and texture.

Artisan Filigree

Wire-Wrapping Jewelry Techniques and Projects

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Jodi Bombardier

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 9781596686359

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 136

View: 7527

Enjoy a collection of 20+ beautiful wire projects! Inspired by the ironwork so prevalent in her native Tucson, Jodi Bombardier fashions her signature heavygauge wire frames into sinuous shapes, cold-joining them with fine wire to form open, lacy filigree patterns. Learn Jodi's techniques, including the correct ways to use tools, hold wire, and create shaped wire frames consistently and precisely. Create airy pieces that are still strong and stable enough to withstand daily wear. Build confidence in your wirework skills as projects increase in complexity. In addition to providing project instructions, Jodi demonstrates how her scrolled designs can be manipulated, joined, or rearranged to create endless variations limited only by the imagination.

Wire Jewelry: Beaded and Beautiful

24 captivating jewelry designs

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Irina Miech

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co

ISBN: 1627003924

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 8918

Noted designer and author Irina Miech returns to her favorite medium with Wire Jewelry: Beaded and Beautiful, a collection of 24+ timeless wire jewelry projects beginners can create with a minimum investment in tools and materials. Using a clear, illustrative teaching style, Irina introduces standard wire techniques like wrapping loops, spirals, and zig-zags; hammering; creating simple clasps, and much more. Jewelry makers can apply their new skills to beautiful earrings, rings, pendants, bracelets, necklaces, and captured cabochons that have a timeless, classic look and feel. The focus is on materials and tools readily available at national retailers and independent bead shops alike: base metals, beads, semiprecious stones, and cabochons in various sizes and shapes. Even the findings — chain, clasps, and jump rings — are easy to find. With Wire Jewelry: Beaded and Beautiful, jewelry makers at every level will be able to create timeless jewelry pieces using standard techniques and materials.

Decorative Wire Findings

Make Custom Clasps, Connectors, and More

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Melody MacDuffee

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 1627001719

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 6870

Wireworkers will create 23 truly one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces by learning to make decorative findings! Each component is made using nothing but wire and simple hand tools and wireworking skills. Beginners and intermediate jewelry makers alike can make these intricate, beautiful creations using looping, coiling, and intertwining techniques. These customized jewelry components – including strand separators, connectors, chandelier earring components, and more – are destined to become the focal points of the jewelry they adorn. Plus, wireworkers will learn to make a gorgeous jewelry project that uses each component.

Boutique Bead & Wire Jewelry

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Melody MacDuffee

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 1600590942

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 9458

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.

Layered Colored Pencil Jewelry

A Step-By-Step Exploration of Colored Pencil on Copper

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Mary Karg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692889893

Category: Colored pencil drawing

Page: 124

View: 432

Join Mary Karg as she takes you back to Kindergarten with a brand new box of crayons (or, in this case, colored pencils). Fifteen jewelry making projects to guide you through the process of getting beautiful color on metal with increasingly more complex techniques. Bonus Tips & Tricks, Templates, and a Gallery of Inspiration included.

Wirework

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Mary Maguire

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 6895

"Wirework" seeks to remedy the neglecting of wire artwork by illustrating the stunning wire pieces of contemporary artists, and showing in simple step-by-step sequences how to create 25 beautiful decorative and functional projects.

Wire Bugs

How to Make Your Own Menagerie

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Odile Vailly

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811706990

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 95

View: 6739

Craft.

The Big Book of Jewelry Making

73 Projects to Make

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: GMC

Publisher: GMC Publications

ISBN: 9781784941185

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 360

View: 9014

Creating your own jewelry doesn't need to involve complicated techniques and expensive tools. With just a few steps, The Big Book of Jewelry Making shows you how to make simple, fun items in no time at all. And all the projects are easy to customize or adapt to your own particular style. With a dazzling array of earrings, bracelets, necklaces and more, you're sure to find something to inspire you. This bumper book features 75 jewlery projects, from quirky to stylish, so there is plenty to choose from. Each project is accompanied by clear instructions explaining how to achieve perfect results, whether you are an experienced jewelry maker or just a beginner.

Wirework

An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Dale Cougar Armstrong

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 1596689218

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 129

View: 500

Wirework 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.

Easy & Elegant Beaded Copper Jewelry

How to Create Beautiful Fashion Accessories from a Few Basic Steps

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Lora S. Irish

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565235144

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 254

View: 8457

You can make affordable and stylish copper wire jewelry with a few simple tools, some wire and beads. Learn more than 300 different link styles and how to create your own with step-by-step instructions and outstanding instructional photos!

Wire and Bead Celtic Jewellery

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Linda Jones

Publisher: Cico

ISBN: 9781904991557

Category: Beadwork

Page: 128

View: 5648

Features jewelry projects of Celtic design or inspired by Celtic design using wires and beads.

Making Wire Jewellery

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Janice Zethraeus

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785001663

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 300

View: 8356

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.