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Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry : Techniques, Projects, and Jig Patterns from Beginner to Advanced

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There's just no denying it: wire is a wonderful, versatile, and forgiving material, available in an exciting range of shapes, sizes, and colors. Easily combined with leather, cords, crystals, beads, and stones, wire also has manipulative qualities that make it perfect for techniques such as wrapping, bending, forming, twisting, weaving, knotting, and knitting.In The Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry, professional jewelry designer and teacher Wing Mun Devenney--known for her stunning contemporary pieces--gives readers:
  • Guidance for design ideas and inspiration, setting up the workspace, and assembling materials and tools
  • Instruction on wire-forming methods for beginning to advanced jewelry makers, including the use of jigs, mandrels, and spiral makers
  • Countless shapes and forms, repetitive patterns for jewelry chains and sets, and advice on how to turn simple pieces of wire into finished pieces of jewelry with handmade wire findings
  • Step-by-step instructions for 12 projects, including earrings, bangles, bracelets, necklaces, and moreThis invaluable guide will provide beginning hobbyists and advanced crafters alike with the necessary skills, vision, and know-how to develop and create their own spectacular jewelry designs.
  • There's just no denying it: wire is a wonderful, versatile, and forgiving material, available in an exciting range of shapes, sizes, and colors. Easily combined with leather, cords, crystals, beads, and stones, wire also has manipulative qualities that make it perfect for techniques such as wrapping, bending, forming, twisting, weaving, knotting, and knitting.
    In The Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry, professional jewelry designer and teacher Wing Mun Devenney--known for her stunning contemporary pieces--gives readers:
  • Guidance for design ideas and inspiration, setting up the workspace, and assembling materials and tools
  • Instruction on wire-forming methods for beginning to advanced jewelry makers, including the use of jigs, mandrels, and spiral makers
  • Countless shapes and forms, repetitive patterns for jewelry chains and sets, and advice on how to turn simple pieces of wire into finished pieces of jewelry with handmade wire findings
  • Step-by-step instructions for 12 projects, including earrings, bangles, bracelets, necklaces, and more
    This invaluable guide will provide beginning hobbyists and advanced crafters alike with the necessary skills, vision, and know-how to develop and create their own spectacular jewelry designs.
  • Number of Pages: 160
    Genre: Crafts + Hobbies
    Format: Paperback
    Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc
    Author: Wing Mun Devenney
    Language: English
    Street Date: September 1, 2015
    TCIN: 21530316
    UPC: 9781438006550
    Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-3574
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