Modern Expressions: Creating Fabulous and Fashionable Jewelry with Easy-to-Find Elements

Modern Expressions: Creating Fabulous and Fashionable Jewelry with Easy-to-Find Elements

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by Fernando Dasilva
     
 

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Modern Designs. Fabulous Results.

It's all about the jewelry, dah-ling! Designer Fernando Dasilva puts the spotlight on high fashion with necklaces, bracelets and earrings that exude elegance and radiate haute couture. Drawing inspiration from vibrant color palettes, 80s art deco and fashion-forward findings, these pieces won't just

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Modern Designs. Fabulous Results.

It's all about the jewelry, dah-ling! Designer Fernando Dasilva puts the spotlight on high fashion with necklaces, bracelets and earrings that exude elegance and radiate haute couture. Drawing inspiration from vibrant color palettes, 80s art deco and fashion-forward findings, these pieces won't just enhance your wardrobe–they'll make it!

  • 25 designer projects that fuse popular findings, such as crystals, gemstones and heavy chain, with unique and exotic elements, such as sponge beads, puzzle beads and crystal yarn.
  • 15 fashion sketches show you not just how to wear the pieces but totally rock them. Pair these daring pieces with an outfit that's already in your closet with easy-wear tips.
  • Helpful techniques and designer tips make it easy to create funky, fashionable and fabulous pieces!

Create your own collection of glamorous pieces, and walk (and rock) your own runway!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440306723
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Fernando Dasilva is one of the few active male jewelry designers in the industry with more than nine years of experience. He has been highlighted by Women's Wear Daily as a "designer to watch." Fernando is the co-author of Bead and Wire Jewelry Exposed (North Light, Jan '09). He teaches at the Create Your Style Workshops in Tucson and is an active member of the Beadalon design team.

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Modern Expressions: Creating Fabulous and Fashionable Jewelry with Easy-to-Find Elements 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
auroreh More than 1 year ago
If you are looking for incredible creation ideas, this is a book that I strongly invite you to buy. The very interesting association of materials, shapes and colours is a real pleasure for eyes and truly develops a rich and creative imagination.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago