Jewelry Making for Beginners

32 Projects with Metals


Author: Greta Pack

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048646041X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 66

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Simple diagrams, lists of tools, and clear explanations make it easy to fashion bracelets, brooches, buttons, charms, necklaces, rings, and more from silver, copper, iron, and other common metals. Over 400 illustrations.

Cloisonné Enameling and Jewelry Making


Author: Felicia Liban,Louise Mitchell

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486136000

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 9342

Critically acclaimed book — widely considered the best on subject — discusses tools, materials, processes for creating lovely pendants, rings, pins, buckles, and more. 164 illustrations.

Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies


Author: Heather Dismore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118053423

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 360

View: 5198

Features step-by-step projects and full-color examples Create unique jewelry to wear with everything from jeans to a ball gown! Want to make your own jewelry? This easy-to-follow guide gives you lots of hands-on instruction in making simple, fabulous jewelry and working with beads. From wire wrapping and knotting to weaving and polishing, you'll get all the skills you need to make necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pins, key chains, wine charms and items for the home. Discover how to * Create funky and elegant designs * Work with leather, silver, and stones * String, knot, and weave beads * Avoid common mistakes * Host a trendy jewelry party

Basic Jewelry Making

All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started


Author: Sandy Allison

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811745406

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 116

View: 9430

The basics of using beads and wire to create custom pieces. Each technique carefully described and illustrated. Create pieces for yourself and friends, or to sell.

Jewelry Making and Beading For Dummies


Author: Heather Dismore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118497813

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 384

View: 2760

Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains,and more Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition ofJewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides theeasy-to-understand information that makes it easy. Updated information on getting started and setting up thenecessities of a jewelry maker's workshop New innovative ideas for materials such as making beads fromscratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cyclingfound objects for new creations Updated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired,and wrap bracelets Advice on how to gain project ideas through websites likePinterest without infringing on someone's rights New and updated information on setting up a storefront, turningyour hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through,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 youstep-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 infull-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies isthe ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to createone-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.

More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making

Techniques to Take Your Projects to the Next Level


Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118236602

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 8498

The visual way to advance your jewelry making Unlike other crafts that focus on a fairly narrow range of techniques and materials, jewelry making is very broad; the techniques encompass everything from bead stringing to metal stamping to working with different types of clay. More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making picks up where Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making & Beading leaves off and gives you even more techniques to create new types of jewelry. Beginning with a concise overview of jewelry making tools and essential techniques, the book gives you technique-specific chapters covering: designing with chain, basic metal work, metal cold connections, sculpting with metal clay, embellishing metal, using adhesives, and working with resin, glaze, and leather. Plus, a chapter of example projects gives you instruction for making 11 unique pieces to add to your jewelry collection. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by clear, detailed photos Features a collection of appealing patterns using the techniques described Other titles by Chris Franchetti Michaels: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making & Beading, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork, Beading VISUAL Quick Tips, and Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips If you're a beginning to intermediate jewelry maker looking to add up-to-the-minute techniques to your repertoire, More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making has you covered.

Basic Jewelry Making Techniques


Author: Susan Tolland,Jinks McGrath

Publisher: Book Sales


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 1045

A guide to jewelry making provides readers with step-by-step full-color photographs and all the technical knowledge necessary to create modern and traditional jewelry from many different materials.

Jewelry Making and Design


Author: Augustus F. Rose,Antonio Cirino

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156915

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 352

View: 1017

Professional secrets of jewelry making are revealed in a thorough, practical guide. Over 200 illustrations.

Jewelry Making

Techniques for Metal


Author: Tim McCreight

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486440435

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 8207

Easy-to-follow instructions and carefully executed illustrations make it possible for anyone to learn the basics of an age-old art form and fashion beautiful, lasting objects. Author discusses tools and techniques, use of gems and enamels, wire inlay, casting, and other topics. 72 line illustrations and diagrams.

How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business

*Turn your passion into profit *Develop a smart business plan *Set market-appropriate prices *Profit from craft fairs and trade shows *Sell to local and national retail shops *Make money on the Internet


Author: Maire Loughran

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762755962

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 7358

How to Start a Home-Based Jewelry Making Business is for creative, talented women who want to turn their passion for beautiful jewelry into a profitable sideline or full-time business. Selling and making jewelry is one of the more high-margin craft businesses and with the right approach to sales and a stylish look, one can develop a devoted following. In addition to the essentials common to the series, this book also includes information on pricing jewelry, setting up a Web site, and how to get celebrity attention.