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Shaping wire + beading wire = a whole new dimension
New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry brings shaping and beading wire together to create stunning sculptural designs. From necklaces and bracelets, to rings, earrings and tiaras, jewelry maven Margot Potter shows you how to coil, wrap, weave and sculpt 30 wire-based projects. In addition, inspirational variations on the projects provide even more reason to get wrapped up in wire.
- Combine shaping wire with beading wire in innovative ways to create jewelry with movement, depth and dimension.
- Employ a variety of classic wire-working methods, including wire wrapping, twisting, coiling, chain maille and more.
- Love beads? You won't be disappointed. Adorn your creations with crystal, metal, Lucite and vintage beads to add your own brand of signature sparkle.
Start adding depth, dimension and intrigue to your jewelry designs today with New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry.
Discover 30 stepped-out projects that explore the possibilities for using wire as a dimensional design feature as well as a structural one through combinations of both hard, soft wire and beads. In addition to basic wire-working techniques, inside New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry you'll find a thorough introduction to the various types of wire that popular author Margot Potter uses throughout the book. Projects are organized into five chapters, each with a different focus on the type of wire used. Two chapters focus on hard-wire projects, two on soft wire, and a final chapter combines the two wire types together. Troubleshooting tips are sprinkled throughout the book and three variations per chapter give you great additional inspiration!