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Silver Threads: Making Wire Filigree Jewelryby Jeanne Rhodes
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For thousands of years, cultures around the world have made filigree: delicate jewelry, decorative objects, even furniture. The intricate curls and twists mislead people into thinking that filigree is difficult to make--but it's much easier than it looks, with help from Silver Threads. This book demystifies the process of creating filigree jewelry. First, basic silverworking techniques are paired with an overview of tools and materials. Then readers learn to make simple filigree shapes, used in 12 stunning projects ranging from simple pendants and earrings to more complex necklaces with gemstone settings. Detailed instructions, illustrations, and full-color photos guide readers through the learning process--and into planning and creating their own unique filigree designs.
Jewelry artist Jeanne Rhodes-Moen demystifies the process of making filigree jewelry in this clear and thorough guide. Packed with dazzling full-color photos, Silver Threads features detailed, illustrated instructions for twelve stunning projects that range from simple pendants to more complex necklaces. The author also includes tips for planning original filigree designs.
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