101 Wire Earrings: Step-by-Step Projects and Techniques

101 Wire Earrings: Step-by-Step Projects and Techniques

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by Denise Peck
     
 

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Providing detailed descriptions on how to intricately craft stylish wire earrings, this beautifully illustrated guide offers simple yet elegant projects that are inexpensive and easily accomplished. Easy-to-follow instructions and comprehensive definitions guide the jewelry maker through the many elements of wire working, such as headpins, jump rings, hoops, loops,

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Providing detailed descriptions on how to intricately craft stylish wire earrings, this beautifully illustrated guide offers simple yet elegant projects that are inexpensive and easily accomplished. Easy-to-follow instructions and comprehensive definitions guide the jewelry maker through the many elements of wire working, such as headpins, jump rings, hoops, loops, spirals, and ear wires, clearly highlighting the techniques and detailing the quality materials necessary to produce functional and innovative works of wearable art. With a diverse selection of 101 contemporary earring projects submitted from top designers, wire crafters of all skill levels will hone their talents while discovering new and inspirational ideas for producing unique and creative works in one of the fastest growing trends of modern jewelry art.

Editorial Reviews

Beading-Arts.com
The first part of the book covers the basics of wire, the tools, and all the techniques you'll need to make all of the projects in the book. This section is excellent, with clear photos and well-written instructions.
From the Publisher

"All of the designs should be easy to accomplish, some in as little as 10 minutes." - Upper Midwest Bead Society Newsletter

"I am not a huge fan of wire work. But after reading this book, I wanted to raid my husband's workshop so that I could get started making the earrings in this book." - About.com Guide to Beadwork

"The first part of the books covers the basics of wire, the tools, and all the techniques you'll need to make all of the projects in the book. This section is excellent, with clear photos and well-written instructions" - Beading-Arts.com

Upper Midwest Bead Society Newsletter
All of the designs should be easy to accomplish, some in as little as 10 minutes.
About.com Guide to Beadwork
I am not a huge fan of wire work. But after reading this book, I wanted to raid my husband's workshop so that I could get started making the earrings in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596681415
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,173,659
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Denise Peck is a wire/metal jewelry artist, the editor in chief of Step by Step Wire Jewelry, a senior editor for Jewelry Artist, and a projects editor for Step by Step Beads. She is the author of Wire Style and is a metalsmith with a bench jeweler's certificate. She lives in Philadelphia.

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101 Wire Earrings: Step-by-Step Projects and Techniques 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Beadgal64 More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book and I am happy with the results. I have made earrings from this book and I love it. Great work!
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