Wire Jewelry Beaded And Beautiful

Author: Irina Miech
Editor: Kalmbach Publishing Co
ISBN: 1627003924
Size: 16,39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Noted designer and author Irina Miech returns to her favorite medium with Wire Jewelry: Beaded and Beautiful, a collection of 24+ timeless wire jewelry projects beginners can create with a minimum investment in tools and materials. Using a clear, illustrative teaching style, Irina introduces standard wire techniques like wrapping loops, spirals, and zig-zags; hammering; creating simple clasps, and much more. Jewelry makers can apply their new skills to beautiful earrings, rings, pendants, bracelets, necklaces, and captured cabochons that have a timeless, classic look and feel. The focus is on materials and tools readily available at national retailers and independent bead shops alike: base metals, beads, semiprecious stones, and cabochons in various sizes and shapes. Even the findings — chain, clasps, and jump rings — are easy to find. With Wire Jewelry: Beaded and Beautiful, jewelry makers at every level will be able to create timeless jewelry pieces using standard techniques and materials.

Bewitching Bead And Wire Jewelry

Author: Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
Editor: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781454707561
Size: 15,68 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 377

These 40 fun projects—rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, cuffs—will inspire wire workers, beaders, and all types of creative crafters. Written by Suzanne Tourtillott, author of the highly successful Contemporary Bead & Wire Jewelry (Lark), this stunning collection showcases contemporary and beautiful pieces in a wide range of styles. Readers will learn everything from assembling handmade links into chain, to wire wrapping gemstones, and even light forging. A comprehensive basics section helps novices achieve success.

Beautiful Wire Jewelry For Beaders 2

Author: Irina Miech
Editor: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000224
Size: 12,24 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is an excellent follow-up book to Irina Miech’s first very successful book, Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders. Following a similar layout and organization as her first book, this book presents 22 new projects including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, brooches, and pendants. Irina keeps the projects fashionable and fresh by including a mix of metals such as copper, bronze, and silver, introducing exciting new elements including rivets, metal blanks, sea glass, and wires, and using new tools including hole-punching pliers and letter stamps. All of these additions inspire new colors and depth in the wire projects she presents.

Beautiful Wire Jewelry For Beaders

Author: Irina Miech
Editor: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000380
Size: 17,83 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders features projects that combine wireworking skills with beaded jewelry design. The book is technique-driven, with chapters on wire fundamentals, terminology, materials, and basic wireworking techniques, and projects that develop the reader’s skills. The projects incorporate gemstones, crystal, glass, and pearls and are designed for both beaders and wireworkers of all skill levels. Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders includes appealing designs — all tested — for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pins, and jewelry components.

Designing Bead And Wire Jewelry

Author: Renata Graham
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9780312591373
Size: 18,75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Every beader knows the seductive pleasures of the bead shop. And once you've got your purchases home: what then? -How do you put it all together to create a beautiful piece? -What shapes fit?-Will crystal work well with wood?-Malachite with metallic? -Can you set luster against luster, or will luster against matte work better?-How many spacers between state beads?-Should your design be symmetrical?-And what about the rhythm of the piece?-Will it sit still or shift and sway?-Do you want glam or boho?-Drama or harmony?-Big clasp or small clasp? Designing Bead and Wire Jewelry answers all of these questions, and many others that bead jewelry designers are likely to encounter. It is the must-have guide to the key design principles for beautiful beaded jewelry. And what's more, the book lets you test all this out with 20 wonderful patterns and projects.

Making Beautiful Bead Wire Jewelry

Author: Linda Jones
Editor: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781907030666
Size: 10,27 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Bead and wire jewelry is one of the fastest-growing crafts, with more and more people discovering the joys of making unique, hand-crafted pieces every year. In these recession-hit times, Linda Jones demonstrates how almost anything—from old buttons and broken necklaces, to pebbles picked up on a stroll along the beach, and even household staples such as washers, bolts, and plumbing chain—can be transformed into graphic, stylish pieces of jewelry that won’t break the bank. Eye-catching and fashionable, with something to suit all ages and tastes: this is bling on a budget!


Author: Jean Yates
Editor: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781600610165
Size: 20,52 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 396

Create unique, imaginative jewelry that tells a story! With simple step-by-step instructions and a creative can-do attitude, beautiful inspired jewelry is easy to make. Links will show you how your family and friends, nature, striking colors and, of course, the ingredients of your bead box can influence deeply meaningful creations. Once you know where to look, inspiration can be found in every corner of your life and translated into beautiful bracelets, necklaces, earrings and pins. Find your own personal links with: More than 50 beautiful step-by-step projects and variations using simple jewelry-making methods, including beading, wire work, chain maille and metal clay. A user-friendly techniques and materials section, giving you all the skills you need to get started making jewelry today. Creative Connections featuring insight from other artists and Creative Challenges from the author for bonus inspiration. Let Links be your guidebook on a journey to create beautiful, storytelling jewelry that is all your own!

Stone And Wire Jewelry

Author: Irina Miech
Editor: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 9781627007306
Size: 16,42 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Stone & Wire Jewelry is a collection of wireworked jewelry projects made to showcase colorful gemstone beads and cabochons. The results? Beautiful, timeless pieces. This book focuses on easy-to-find materials that suit any taste. There are 1-3 design options for every project, along with complete instructions, to more than double the true project count and get more for your money. The book is a collection of wireworked jewelry pieces made from standard wire gauges and gemstones in various common shapes and sizes. Projects are clean and stylish, and inviting for readers of all skill levels. Techniques include wire shaping, hammering, coiling, weaving, capturing cabochons, working with paddles, and making frames.

Contemporary Bead Wire Jewelry

Author: Nathalie Mornu
Editor: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579907006
Size: 15,86 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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20 of the best contemporary designers have created 43 projects using wire and the diversity of beads available, and the results are truly inspiring. From funky to eclectic, their designs reflect a range of inventive techniques and can be worked with simple hand tools (no soldering required). An introductory chapter presents the necessary supplies and material, along with the basic techniques.

Wire Wrapped Beaded Jewelry

Author: J. Devlin Barrick
Editor: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811741796
Size: 13,10 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 197

Illustrated instructions on using wire, beads, crystals, precious metal clay, cabochons, rivets, and other materials to create unique jewelry. Includes 15 projects for making beautiful necklaces, bracelets, rings, pins, and earrings. Expert instruction from master jeweler Carolyn Yohn McManus.