Synopses & Reviews
Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders features projects that combine wireworking skills with beaded jewelry design. The book is technique-driven, with chapters on wire fundamentals, terminology, materials, and basic wireworking techniques, and projects that develop the readers skills. The projects incorporate gemstones, crystal, glass, and pearls and are designed for both beaders and wireworkers of all skill levels. Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders includes appealing designs all tested for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pins, and jewelry components.
About the Author
Irina Miech is an artist, teacher, and the author of a series of popular how-to books on metal clay jewelry design for beaders. She also oversees a 6,000-square-foot retail bead supply business and classroom studio, where she teaches classes in beading, wirework, and metal clay. The metal clay certification program she designed is recognized by the PMC Guild. Her previous books are Metal Clay for Beaders , More Metal Clay for Beaders, and Inventive Metal Clay. Her jewelry designs also have been featured in Bead&Button, BeadStyle, and Art Jewelry magazines.