Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and Moreby Linda Chandler
- More than 100 color photographs and illustrations walk you, step by step, from where and how to shop for wire and beads, choosing the right kind and gauge of wire, to what tools-of-the-trade you'll
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Love the idea of making handcrafted wire jewelry but just don't know how to begin? Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry can teach you!
- More than 100 color photographs and illustrations walk you, step by step, from where and how to shop for wire and beads, choosing the right kind and gauge of wire, to what tools-of-the-trade you'll need to borrow or buy.
- How to make basic jewelry components such as loops, jump rings, findings, and connectors and then create one or all of the 6 projects including earrings, rings, a bracelet - or decorated cards.
- An abundance of tips and resources will keep those ideas flowing.
"The new Getting Started series...promise(s) not to leave the 'newbie' wondering what to do next." - Craftrends
"A lovely, concise book, with great practical pictures, up-to-date ideas, and a good combination of basic skills and...challenging stuff." - Bead Society of Great Britain Newsletter
"This is a good little book for someone totally new to wire jewelry making" - About.com Guide to Jewelry Making
"Will suit those with interest but absolutely no knowledge of wire-working. It's a smart, gradual guide." - Get Creative
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Meet the Author
Linda Chandler is a jewelry designer and teacher with more than 20 years of experience, and the coauthor of Woven Wire Jewelry. She is a precious metal clay-certified teacher who conducts workshops in a variety of jewelry skills including wire wrapping, metalsmithing, and glass fusing. Her work has appeared in the book All Wired Up and the magazine The Wire Artist Jeweller. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Christine Ritchey is an independent writer and editor, potter, jewelry maker, and coauthor of Woven Wire Jewelry. She has worked for D magazine and the local PBS station in Dallas. She lives in Pottsboro, Texas.
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