Synopses & Reviews
A visual catalog for jewelry, bead artists, and crafters for hundreds of ideas at their fingertips to inspire their own projects.
1,000 Jewelry Inspirations is a stunning showcase of contemporary jewelry pieces that will feed the creative appetites of crafters and jewelry makers everywhere. Become inspired by this feast of color, sparkle, texture, dimension, and clever, creative use of materials. From simple and elegant to beautiful and elaborate “bling”styles, over 1,000 full-color images will be at your fingertips to inspire your own creative projects. An exploration of jewelry-making techniques will help even inexperienced jewelry makers on their way to making beautiful jewelry.
What you’ll find:
Beads and Baubles
Paper and Mixed Media
Polymer and Precious Metal Clay
Vintage and Repurposed
Fibers and Fabric
Wire and Metal
A visual catalog for jewelry, bead artists and crafters who will relish the opportunity to have so many ideas at their fingertips to inspire their own projects
This book would be the second volume of Quarry's 1,000 series-an eye candy-laden follow-up to the very successful 1,000 Artist Trading Cards(Quarry, Spring 2007).
A showcase of stunning jewelry bits and pieces, "bling" and embellishments, will feed the creative appetites of crafters and jewelry makers everywhere. This second craft collection will offer color, sparkle, texture, dimension, and clever, creative use of materials. One piece of jewelry might have several points of interest to be highlighted: an antique clasp, textured lampwork beads, and intricate knots.
About the Author
An author of various books on art techniques, home decor, and crafts, Sandra Salamony (Traverse City, MI) makes a living as an art director, designer, and artist in northern Michigan. Her projects and designs have been featured in magazines, books, and on television.