Synopses & Reviews
This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers.
With The Jewelry Making Handbook, stylish and elegant jewelry does not have to be expensive. All of the projects in the book are laid out in easy-to-follow steps, illustrated with helpful demonstration photographs. A wide spectrum of processes use materials ranging from precious metals to everyday "found" objects and recycled paper.
Techniques such as beadwork, wirework, and metal-forming are used to create exciting and innovative designs. The projects also vary in complexity, so that the maker can develop confidence while mastering a variety of skills from the straightforward to the complex.
Produce professional-looking jewelry using simple techniques and equipment, and learn to work with a wide variety of metals, ceramics and plastics.