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Colored and metallic wire jewelry, combined with beads, glass, crystals, and semiprecious stones, is one of todays hottest fashion trends. And the great news for crafters is that this stunning jewelry can be made by almost anyone using inexpensive, easy-to-find materials and tools.
Creative Wire Jewelry is packed with scores of creative tips, tricks, and techniques for working with wire. First, wire enthusiasts learn how to make basic jewelry components (hooks and eyes, jump rings) . . . combine various colors and gauges of wire . . . create wire beads . . . use a wire jig . . . and wrap mesh, glass, and beads with wire. Then, 25 unique, step-by-step projects show readers how easy it is to create wonderful wire bracelets, watchbands, necklace chains, chokers, pendants, earrings, hair accessories, and much more! Plus, these fabulous designs satisfy a range of tastes and styles, from sweet to sophisticated. For anyone who wants to create beautiful jewelry of their own, Creative Wire Jewelry is the ultimate one-stop source.
This guide is packed with scores of creative tips, easy tricks, and tested techniques for creating gorgeous wire jewelry. Then, 25 step-by-step projects show how to create bracelets, watchbands, chokers, hair accessories, and more, ranging from sweet to sophisticated.
Twenty-five step-by-step wire projects show how to create bracelets, watchbands, chokers, hair accessories, and more.
About the Author
The work of craft designer Kathy Peterson has been published in numerous crafts and womens magazines and has been featured on The Christopher Lowell Show, Home Matters, and Today at Home. She lives in Tequesta, Florida. Andy Newitt is a commercial still life photographer whose company, Film Light & Magic, is based in Jupiter, Florida.