Wire Style (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Wire Style (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Denise Peck
     
 

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Featuring original ideas from top jewelry designers, this collection covers a range of contemporary and stylish projects, such as bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and pendants. Beginning with a primer on basic tools and techniques and covering fundamental wire-working skills in detail, including wire-wrapping, weaving, coiling, chain-making, hammering, texturing,

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Featuring original ideas from top jewelry designers, this collection covers a range of contemporary and stylish projects, such as bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and pendants. Beginning with a primer on basic tools and techniques and covering fundamental wire-working skills in detail, including wire-wrapping, weaving, coiling, chain-making, hammering, texturing, and oxidizing, this guide helps jewelry makers of all skills levels develop a range of talents. Each project includes a comprehensive materials list and step-by-step instructions that guide crafters through a variety of projects, including wrapping found objects with wire, making chain mail, creating spirals, straightening wire, making jump rings and ear wires, and creating clasps. Constructed with many different materials—from precious metals to plated and colored wire—these striking creations are a mix of funky and fabulous wire designs combined with stones, beads, and cords to create an interesting and eclectic jewelry collection.

Editorial Reviews

About.com Guide to Jewelry Making
I would recommend this book to beginners who want to learn some fairly simple wire jewelry techniques as well as more advanced jewelry makers who are looking for more wire jewelry designs.
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services
Gives you the scoop on working with wire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596689060
Publisher:
Interweave Press, LLC
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
120
File size:
20 MB
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Meet the Author

Denise Peck is the editor in chief of Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine and a senior editor for Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist. She lives in Philadelphia.

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