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Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections: New Techniques for Wire-Wrapping and Bead-Setting

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Far from its original utilitarian use-to create armor--the chain-mail technique has been adapted over time to create beautiful, unique jewelry. In Chain and Bead Jewelry CreativeConnections, chain-mail expert Scott David Plumlee shows jewelry makers, beaders, and crafters at all skill levels how to incorporate beads into a variety of chain-mailweaves to create showstopping pieces.

First, Plumlee walks readers through basic skills and provides detailed information on traditional chain designs. He then presents more than 20 wire-wrapping andbead-setting techniques that incorporate beads seamlessly into a variety of designs, from the creative Chaos wire-wrapped bead to the sinuous Snake.

With step-by-step instructionsfor assembling age-old chain patterns-from simple to complex--and gorgeous designs that can be executed using only simple hand tools, Chain and Bead Jewelry CreativeConnections is sure to inspire jewelry artisans at all levels to expand the creative possibilities of their work.

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Synopsis:

A chain-mail expert and wirework jeweler shows crafters at all skill levels the basic steps needed to create more than twenty wire-wrapping and bead-setting techniques using simple hand tools. Original.

About the Author

Scott David Plumlee has led more than 140 workshops on chain jewelry at crafts venues nationwide since 2001. His work has been featured in Bead&Button and Art Jewelry magazines. He is an authority on ancient chain designs, has created more than sixty unique chain designs based on mathematical formulas. His chain-making workshops have been presented throughout Washington State. He now lives in Manhattan, Kansas.

www.davidchain.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307586964
Subtitle:
New Techniques for Wire-Wrapping and Bead-Setting
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated
Author:
Plumlee, Scott David
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies : Jewelry
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Beadwork
Subject:
Metal Work
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090714
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
160

Related Subjects

Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Beadwork
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Jewelry » Collecting
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Metal » Collecting

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"Synopsis" by , A chain-mail expert and wirework jeweler shows crafters at all skill levels the basic steps needed to create more than twenty wire-wrapping and bead-setting techniques using simple hand tools. Original.
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