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Fashion Beads and Wire into Stunning Jewelry
Jewelry artists look no further, Bead & Wire Art Jewelry is THE resource you need to bring together two of your favorite mediums - bead and wire. From simple stringing to extensive wirework, author J. Marsha Michler's detailed, step-by-step instructions will show you how to create over 50 stunning pieces of jewelry. Learn techniques including stringing, stitching, jigwork and loomwork, and even learn to make your own findings. From easy to advanced, you will find a project to suit your skill level and tastes. This inspirational book features:
50+ easy, intermediate and advanced jewelry projects
A variety of rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces
Variations to inspire your creativity
*50+ stunningly beautiful projects for beaders of varying experience*Full color photos show details of each piece of jewelry*Trendy craft: beading books rank among today's best sellers in national book chainsThis clever and complete guide to beading will have novice and expert beaders hunting for more materials, and freeing up more time to create beautiful jewelry. Inside this must-have beading resource readers learn: *Wirework techniques such as bending, hammering, wrapping and coiling*To make clasps, links, bails, drops and ear wires*Step-by-step instructions and more than 250 illustrations and photos demonstrating projects for a variety of skill levelsBest of all, beaders create jewelry that's a conversation piece, artwork and unique!