Synopses & Reviews
Discover all you need to know to make stunning wire jewelry in Wire Art Jewelry Workshop
. Through best-selling author and designer Sharilyn Millers clear explanations and step-by-step photography, youll learn expert techniques to making jewelry that is truly a work of art.
Wire Art Jewelry Workshop is a comprehensive guide, filled with the basic building blocks of wire jewelry. From cleaning, straightening, twisting, and coiling wire to cage beads, heart-shaped ear wires and head pins, as well as bead connectors, Wire Art Jewelry Workshop teaches how to make solid findings and custom components. Youll then learn to combine these components into 16 original wire bracelet, earring, and necklace designs. Sharilyns detailed instruction continues through the projects showing every step, from plain wire to finished piece. The projects can be made with classic silver or less-expensive copper wire to match your taste and budget.
Plus, the enclosed DVD features Sharilyns signature teaching style that jewelry makers of all levels can use to improve their craftsmanship and strengthen their techniques.
Wire Art Jewelry Workshop offers everything you need to get started creating one-of-a-kind jewelry.
About the Author
Sharilyn Miller is the author of six published books. Previous titles include Stamp Art: The Stamp Artist's Project Book
, Rubber Stamped Jewelry
, the bestselling Bead on a Wire
, and Contemporary Copper Jewelry
. Sharilyn lives in the mountains of Idyllwild, California.
Table of Contents
Tools and Materials
Bead Connectors with Double-Wrapped Eye-Pin Loops
Bead Dangles with Double-Wrapped Eye-Pin Loops
Bead Dangles with a Single-Wrapped Eye-Pin Loops
Capturing a Pebble with Wire
Celtic Knot Links
Coil-Wrapped Bead Connectors
Freeform Knotless Netting
French Ear Hooks
Hook and Eye Clasp
Rosette Jump Ring Clusters
Simple (unwrapped) Eye-Pin Loop Bead Connectors
Twisting Fine-Gauge Wire
Using Liver of Sulfur and Polishing Jewelry in a Tumbler
Birds Nest Bangles
Snake Vertebra Bracelet
Faux 4-in-1 Bracelet
Celtic Knot Bracelet
Stacked Washer-Link Bracelet
Triangle Drop Earrings
Snake Vertebra Earrings
Necklaces and Pendants
Thai Heart Pendant
Grateful Heart Necklace
Wrap a Rock Pendant
Dancing Man Necklace
About the Author