Beautiful gemstones in a rainbow of colors are the focal point of Valérie MacCarthy's exquisite wire and chain jewelry in this paperback reprint of a Lark bestseller, with a new lower price and a redesigned cover! Her stylish, organic jewelry designs embrace an eclectic balance of styles, from funky to sophisticated. Valérie shares her secrets and techniques in 30 simple-to-make yet gorgeous projects, including a balloon ring festooned with seed pearls; chandelier earrings with sparkling, dangling stones; and a fireworks necklace of citrine, peridot, and apatite.
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Valérie MacCarthy has been making jewelry since childhood but only recently rediscovered her love for creating colorful and organic earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Soon her creations were being worn on the runways of New York Fashion week and gracing the pages of high fashion magazines from here to Japan. In 2002 she officially established Valérie M Designs. An opera singer by trade, Valérie continues to fulfill the growing demand for her jewelry while appearing on renowned stages all over the world. When she's not globe-trotting, she lives in New York City.