Synopses & Reviews
"All of the designs should be easy to accomplish, some in as little as 10 minutes." Upper Midwest Bead Society Newsletter
"I am not a huge fan of wire work. But after reading this book, I wanted to raid my husband's workshop so that I could get started making the earrings in this book." About.com Guide to Beadwork
"The first part of the books covers the basics of wire, the tools, and all the techniques youll need to make all of the projects in the book. This section is excellent, with clear photos and well-written instructions" Beading-Arts.com
Providing detailed descriptions on how to intricately craft stylish wire earrings, this beautifully illustrated guide offers simple yet elegant projects that are inexpensive and easily accomplished. Easy-to-follow instructions and comprehensive definitions guide the jewelry maker through the many elements of wire working, such as headpins, jump rings, hoops, loops, spirals, and ear wires, clearly highlighting the techniques and detailing the quality materials necessary to produce functional and innovative works of wearable art. With a diverse selection of 101 contemporary earring projects submitted from top designers, wire crafters of all skill levels will hone their talents while discovering new and inspirational ideas for producing unique and creative works in one of the fastest growing trends of modern jewelry art.
About the Author
Denise Peck is a wire/metal jewelry artist, the editor in chief of Step by Step Wire Jewelry
, a senior editor for Jewelry Artist
, and a projects editor for Step by Step Beads
. She is the author of Wire Style
and is a metalsmith with a bench jewelers certificate. She lives in Philadelphia.