Synopses & Reviews
This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of jewelry making. It serves as a reference and technique guide for .all the common methods and styles of jewelry: beaded jewelry, wire, crystals and gems, polymer clay, PMC. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of jewelry by a various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.
The ULTIMATE reference for all methods of jewelry making—a comprehensive guide for crafters and aspiring jewelry artists everywhere!
This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of jewelry making. This book provides a reference for all methods, including bead stringing, wire work, metal fabrication, metal clay, polymer clay, fiber, and resin. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basics. Now with:
- 15 new projects
- Expanded techniques
- All new gallery of jewelry by various designers
About the Author
is a writer, designer, and teacher. She has been a long-time crafter working in all kinds of media from fiber arts to glass. After spending eight years on the art show circuit selling her jewelry designs as well as supplying small boutiques with her work, she began writing about her crafting experiences and focusing on teaching others how to make jewelry. She is the author of numerous jewelry-making books, and has an extensive background in writing for the web—she has been About.com's Guide to Jewelry Making expert since 1989. Tammy has a Ph.D. in Texts and Technology, and as her "day job" she teaches college English. See her web site at http://www.tammypowley.com for more information.