Artisan Filigree: Wire-Wrapping Jewelry Techniques and Projects

Artisan Filigree: Wire-Wrapping Jewelry Techniques and Projects

by Jodi Bombardier

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Overview

Enjoy a collection of 20+ beautiful wire projects! Inspired by the ironwork so prevalent in her native Tucson, Jodi Bombardier fashions her signature heavygauge wire frames into sinuous shapes, cold-joining them with fine wire to form open, lacy filigree patterns.

  • Learn Jodi's techniques, including the correct ways to use tools, hold wire, and create shaped wire frames consistently and precisely.
  • Create airy pieces that are still strong and stable enough to withstand daily wear.
  • Build confidence in your wirework skills as projects increase in complexity.
In addition to providing project instructions, Jodi demonstrates how her scrolled designs can be manipulated, joined, or rearranged to create endless variations limited only by the imagination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596686359
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 08/13/2013
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 328,378
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jodi Bombardier is the author of Weave, Wrap, Coil (Interweave) and a regular contributor to Step by Step Wire Jewelry. Jodi is the creator of the handcrafted jewelry line Jewels By Jules. She sells her extraordinary jewelry throughout Arizona & Utah and lives in Tucson.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Tools and Materials
- About Wire
- Tools

Techniques Measuring and Marking Round-Nose Pliers and Mandrels Flush Cut vs. Pinch Cut Get the Tilt Out Loops Arched Loops Simple Loops Wrapped Loops Add A Bead Jump Rings Making Jump Rings with Bail-making Pliers Making Jump Rings with Round-Nose Pliers Cutting Jump Rings Opening and Closing Loops and Jump Rings Shapes Cloverleaf Cloverleaf 3 Loops Cloverleaf 5 Loops Straight Cloverleaf 3 Loops Elegant Elle (EE)
Heart Scrolls Regal Regal Loops Shepherd's Hooks Taping Shapes Together Looped S-Hook and Eye Ear Wires Coiling Wire Shapes Together Wire Weaving Weave Pattern Filing Oxidizing Wire I Want Different Sizes Projects Beginner Heart in Heart Earrings (Heart)
Abby's Bracelet (Regal Loops)
Trinity Pendant and Earrings (Scroll)
Elegant Elle Pendant (Elle)
Regal Ring (Regal)
Trish's Pendant (Regal Loops)
Intermediate Regal Bracelet (Regal)
Joanna's Bracelet (Elle)
Regal Pendant (Regal, Cloverleaf)
Regal Heart Bracelet (Regal Loops, Heart)
Scrollicious Bracelet (Scroll)
Duplicity Earrings (Regal Loops, Elegant Elle)
Serenity Pendant (Regal Loops)
Shepherd's Hooks Earrings (Shepherd's Hooks)
Christy's Earrings (Heart)
Elegant Elle Bracelet (Elle)
Advanced Ornatia (Shepherd's Hooks)
Victoria's Pendant (Scroll, Cloverleaf)
Hanging Around on a Windy Day Pendant (Scroll)
Jules' Bracelet (Scrolls)
Franchezka's Necklace (Scrolls, Elle)
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