Handcrafted Wire Findings: Techniques and Designs for Custom Jewelry Components

Handcrafted Wire Findings: Techniques and Designs for Custom Jewelry Components

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by Denise Peck, Jane Dickerson
     
 

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Add personal style at minimal cost with custom-made findings!

Why spend hundreds of dollars stocking up on expensive manufactured clasps, jump rings, ear wires, bails, and more when you can make exactly what you need for a fraction of the cost? Making custom findings enables jewelry makers to affordably create just the right component to complement their

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Add personal style at minimal cost with custom-made findings!

Why spend hundreds of dollars stocking up on expensive manufactured clasps, jump rings, ear wires, bails, and more when you can make exactly what you need for a fraction of the cost? Making custom findings enables jewelry makers to affordably create just the right component to complement their own jewelry designs.

Handcrafted Wire Findings looks at your wire stash and focuses on how to create custom, professional-quality findings. With fundamental skills for beginners that progress to more sophisticated designs, this book covers techniques such as basic wirework, texturizing, silver fusing, adding patina, and traditional finishes.

Included are over 30 projects for making custom wire findings, each accompanied by step-by-step photographs and directions to ensure success.

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"Once you see just how easy it is to make your own stunning custom findings, you'll never go back." - beading-arts.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596682832
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Publication date:
06/14/2011
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
543,707
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.36(d)

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Meet the Author

Denise Peck is the editor of Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine. She is also the author of the bestselling books 101 Wire Earrings, Wire Style, and Wire Style 2. She lives in Pennsylvania.

Jane Dickerson is the author of the best-selling book Chain Style and a freelance editor, writer, and jewelry designer. She was formerly the editor of Step by Step Beads, Creative Jewelry, and Bead Star magazines, and a contributing editor to Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine. Her jewelry designs have appeared in numerous books and magazines, and she sells her designs on Etsy.

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Handcrafted Wire Findings: Techniques and Designs for Custom Jewelry Components 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ideas. designs, a superb investment!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great ideas, follow the book or change their basic ideas to make your own.
AFanofBeading More than 1 year ago
Great Book! Just what I was looking for! It's going to save me a bunch of money!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago