Enchanted Adornments: Creating Mixed-Media Jewelry with Metal, Clay, Wire, Resin & More

Enchanted Adornments: Creating Mixed-Media Jewelry with Metal, Clay, Wire, Resin & More

by Cynthia Thorton
     
 

Presented in the style of an artist’s journal, this remarkable handbook uses an informal, conversational approach to teach a wide variety of innovative mixed-media jewelry techniques. Accompanied by fairytale introductions and augmented by watercolor illustrations and design sketches, the 20 unique projects featured, ranging from the delightfully simple to

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Presented in the style of an artist’s journal, this remarkable handbook uses an informal, conversational approach to teach a wide variety of innovative mixed-media jewelry techniques. Accompanied by fairytale introductions and augmented by watercolor illustrations and design sketches, the 20 unique projects featured, ranging from the delightfully simple to the exquisitely ornate, are infused with personal meaning. Projects make use of various newly popular techniques in mixed-media jewelry, including the creation of resin pendants, PMC clasps, polymer clay beads, and more. All basic techniques are made clear by step-by-step photography.

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"You have never seen a design and inspiration book like this one." - Upper Midwest Bead Society Newsletter

"Exquisite...this book is packed with techniques, ideas and absolutely stunning jewelry pieces. If you love fantasy and magic, you'll love this book. If you love narrative design, you'll love this book. If you're looking for new tricks for your mixed media skill set, you'll love this book. I highly, highly recommend this book for every jewelry designer's library. It truly is enchanting." - Margot Potter, a.k.a. The Impatient Crafter, author, Beyond the Bead

"A beautiful book filled with exquisite illustrations that accompany a delightful story in diary form about the magical journeys of a jewelry maker...and 20 unique projects to guide you on your own jewelry making journey." - Bead-Patterns the Magazine

"Part inspiration, part modern fairy tale, and part how-to book, this volume is both whimsical and practical. I was thoroughly charmed by Thornton's imaginative approach." - Metal Clay Today magazine

Metal Clay Today Magazine

Art inspiration, part modern fairy tale, and part how-to book, this volume is both whimsical and practical. I was thoroughly charmed by Thornton's imaginative approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596681576
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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