More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making: Techniques to Take Your Projects to the Next Level

More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making: Techniques to Take Your Projects to the Next Level

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by Chris Franchetti Michaels
     
 

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The visual way to advance your jewelry making

Unlike other crafts that focus on a fairly narrow range of techniques and materials, jewelry making is very broad; the techniques encompass everything from bead stringing to metal stamping to working with different types of clay. More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making picks up where Teach Yourself

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The visual way to advance your jewelry making

Unlike other crafts that focus on a fairly narrow range of techniques and materials, jewelry making is very broad; the techniques encompass everything from bead stringing to metal stamping to working with different types of clay. More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making picks up where Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making&Beading leaves off and gives you even more techniques to create new types of jewelry.

Beginning with a concise overview of jewelry making tools and essential techniques, the book gives you technique-specific chapters covering: designing with chain, basic metal work, metal cold connections, sculpting with metal clay, embellishing metal, using adhesives, and working with resin, glaze, and leather. Plus, a chapter of example projects gives you instruction for making 11 unique pieces to add to your jewelry collection.

  • Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by clear, detailed photos
  • Features a collection of appealing patterns using the techniques described
  • Other titles by Chris Franchetti Michaels: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making&Beading, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork, Beading VISUAL Quick Tips, and Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips

If you're a beginning to intermediate jewelry maker looking to add up-to-the-minute techniques to your repertoire, More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making has you covered.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118236604
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Series:
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Consumer , #31
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
168 MB
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Meet the Author

Chris Franchetti Michaels is a writer and jewelry artisan specializing in beaded designs, wirework, and metal fabrication. She is the author of Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making&Beading, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork, Beading VISUAL Quick Tips, and Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips. Chris is also the Guide to Beadwork on About.com, and she blogs about jewelry making at www.beadjewelry.net.

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