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Steampunk-Style Jewelry: Victorian, Fantasy, and Mechanical Necklaces, Bracelets, and Earrings

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ISBN13: 9781589234758
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This how-to jewelry-making book features the work of an array of invited jewelry designers influenced by the growing Steampunk trend. In Steampunk circles, jewelry-makers are often master metalsmiths who combine found objects with fine metals to create elaborate pieces.

In Steampunk-Style Jewelry, the projects focus on no fire techniques — like simple stringing, wirework, hammering, stamping, gluing, stitching, and off-loom beadwork — so that even a beginner can create pieces in the style. Each project provides a complete materials and tools list, step-by-step instructions, and clear illustrations.

This book offers a broad overview of a growing design trend that is part of the literary, industrial design, fashion, and popular culture scene. Readers will learn about the art movement through the many photographic sidebars that explore the many aspects of the trend.

About the Author

Jean is a freelance craft editor and author. She is the founding editor of Interweave's Beadwork magazine and has written and edited more than 40 books, most recently including CPi's Beadwork Inspired by Art: Impressionist Jewelry and Accessories and Beadwork Inspired by Art: Art Nouveau Jewelry and Accessories. Other recent books include The New Beader's Companion, Getting Started Stringing Beads, Beaded Weddings, The Art of Beaded Beads, Beadwork Creates Jewelry, and Beading with Crystals. Jean has a widely followed weekly blog on Interweave's Beading Daily, and has appeared on the DIY Jewelry Making show, The Shay Pendray Show, and PBS' Beads, Baubles, and Jewels where she gives how-to instructions, provides inspiration, and offers crafting advice.

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kitten60, September 9, 2010 (view all comments by kitten60)
Sorry to say but this book is disappointing for those of us without drills, hammers, solder irons....I actually considered that I would need a whole workshop- including electric saws. Sorry but I bought this book (very sincerely hoping for neat creative ideas) but I left it upstairs where all my bad bad books hide out.
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kbenson, April 19, 2010 (view all comments by kbenson)
In the world of beginning crafts, most books tend to be heavy on the cutesy flowers and hearts. This book, geared to crafters of various levels, presents projects that are considerably more interesting. It also gives some history on the steampunk movement, and provides lots of inspiring photos of artwork and ephemera connected with the trend. Fun read, and likely to inspire creative projects of your own.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781589234758
Author:
Campbell, Jean
Publisher:
Creative Publishing International
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Jewelry making
Subject:
Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
Subject:
Found objects
Subject:
Re-use
Subject:
Mixed-Media
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.00x9.10x.60 in. 1.20 lbs.

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