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Wire Art Jewelry Workshop: Step-By-Step Techniques and Projects [With Instructional DVD]

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Synopsis:

Discover all you need to know to make stunning wire jewelry in Wire Art Jewelry Workshop. Through best-selling author and designer Sharilyn Millers clear explanations and step-by-step photography, youll learn expert techniques to making jewelry that is truly a work of art.

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop is a comprehensive guide, filled with the basic building blocks of wire jewelry. From cleaning, straightening, twisting, and coiling wire to cage beads, heart-shaped ear wires and head pins, as well as bead connectors, Wire Art Jewelry Workshop teaches how to make solid findings and custom components. Youll then learn to combine these components into 16 original wire bracelet, earring, and necklace designs. Sharilyns detailed instruction continues through the projects showing every step, from plain wire to finished piece. The projects can be made with classic silver or less-expensive copper wire to match your taste and budget.

Plus, the enclosed DVD features Sharilyns signature teaching style that jewelry makers of all levels can use to improve their craftsmanship and strengthen their techniques.

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop offers everything you need to get started creating one-of-a-kind jewelry.

About the Author

Sharilyn Miller is the author of six published books. Previous titles include Stamp Art: The Stamp Artist's Project Book, Rubber Stamped Jewelry, the bestselling Bead on a Wire, and Contemporary Copper Jewelry. Sharilyn lives in the mountains of Idyllwild, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Tools and Materials

Basic Techniques

Bead Connectors with Double-Wrapped Eye-Pin Loops

Bead Dangles with Double-Wrapped Eye-Pin Loops

Bead Dangles with a Single-Wrapped Eye-Pin Loops

Cage Beads

Capturing a Pebble with Wire

Celtic Knot Links

Cleaning Wire

Coil-Wrapped Bead Connectors

Freeform Knotless Netting

French Ear Hooks

Heart-Shaped Headpins

Hook and Eye Clasp

Jump Rings

Rosette Jump Ring Clusters

Simple (unwrapped) Eye-Pin Loop Bead Connectors

Spiral Headpins

Twisting Fine-Gauge Wire

Using Liver of Sulfur and Polishing Jewelry in a Tumbler

Worm Beads

Bracelets

Birds Nest Bangles

Cage-Bead Bracelet

Snake Vertebra Bracelet

Faux 4-in-1 Bracelet

Double-Spiral Bangle

Celtic Knot Bracelet

Stacked Washer-Link Bracelet

Earrings

Gypsy-Stick Earrings

Angels Earrings

Triangle Drop Earrings

Squiggle Earrings

Snake Vertebra Earrings

Necklaces and Pendants

Thai Heart Pendant

Grateful Heart Necklace

Wrap a Rock Pendant

Dancing Man Necklace

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596684089
Author:
Miller, Sharilyn
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Beadwork
Subject:
Jewelry making
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
Edition Description:
Trade Paper and DVD
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Two-color art throughout, color photos t
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8.5 in

Related Subjects

Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Jewelry » Collecting
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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Metal » General
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Discover all you need to know to make stunning wire jewelry in Wire Art Jewelry Workshop. Through best-selling author and designer Sharilyn Millers clear explanations and step-by-step photography, youll learn expert techniques to making jewelry that is truly a work of art.

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop is a comprehensive guide, filled with the basic building blocks of wire jewelry. From cleaning, straightening, twisting, and coiling wire to cage beads, heart-shaped ear wires and head pins, as well as bead connectors, Wire Art Jewelry Workshop teaches how to make solid findings and custom components. Youll then learn to combine these components into 16 original wire bracelet, earring, and necklace designs. Sharilyns detailed instruction continues through the projects showing every step, from plain wire to finished piece. The projects can be made with classic silver or less-expensive copper wire to match your taste and budget.

Plus, the enclosed DVD features Sharilyns signature teaching style that jewelry makers of all levels can use to improve their craftsmanship and strengthen their techniques.

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop offers everything you need to get started creating one-of-a-kind jewelry.

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