Making Wow Jewelry: Techniques and Projects for Making a Statement

Making Wow Jewelry: Techniques and Projects for Making a Statement


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Show off your skills and your fashion boldness at the same time! This book will teach you how to make spell-binding statement jewelry with a unique look and style. Making Wow Jewelry is packed with pretty, attention-grabbing jewelry projects that you can make yourself in one sitting. Award-winning jewelry designer Gay Isber shows how to create head-turning DIY fashion jewelry to special events, lively parties, and dress-up evenings. Using easy beading and jewelry-making techniques, each project includes step-by-step photos, expert tips and tricks, and gorgeous color photography. These are conversation-starting pieces that let you connect with someone. Whether you’re in an elevator, on the street, or out on the town, it will inspire the opening question, “Wow, where did you get that?” Go ahead, say you made it yourself!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781497100022
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/07/2020
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Gay Isber (aka "Sugar") is the creative force behind Gay Isber Designs, a jewelry and product design company based in Austin, Texas. Her pieces have been featured in national and international media, and have been worn by some of the world's top celebrities. Gay also teaches jewelry making for Austin Community College. She has owned three stores that sold her designs. Gay has created more than 100,000 pieces of jewelry over the last 20 years, working with companies including: Tiffany & Co., Proctor & Gamble, Harley Davidson, Martha Stewart, Pottery Barn, ET2C, Ivana Trump, Diane Gilman, Samaco Trading, Shop LC, Alexander Calder, and JM Jewels. Sugar is a Platinum Plus Partner with Fire Mountain Gems and a vetted partner with Swarovski. She also won Designer of the Year at both Houston and Dallas Fashion Weeks. View her works on her website and on Instagram as Sugar Gay Isber and Making WOW Jewelry.

Candice Ghai is an Austin, Texas-based freelance photographer specializing in portrait, fashion, editorial, conceptual and fine art photography. She is the owner of Twin Sisters and Candice Ghai Photography and has been shooting for about 10 years. Her work has appeared in numerous fashion magazines including Vogue Italia, Dark Beauty Magazine, Jute Magazine, NIF Magazine, LADEDA Magazine, Elegant Ink and more.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Let’s start at the beginning…       

Color, Sources + Tips & Tricks

Chapter 2: Using and Making Molds

Easy peasy

Chapter 3: Cuffs – Easy and Elegant

You will love these!

Chapter 4: Wire, Wire Everywhere

Let your fingers twirl

Chapter 5: Headpieces, Crowns and Tiaras, oh my!

Ya-Ya Sisterhoods & Vacuuming Tiaras

Chapter 6: Get your Bug on

Chapter 7: Girls in Pearls

Chapter 8: Rock’n Roll Rubber

Chapter 9: Painting with Polish         

Chapter 10: It’s all about the Sparkle, Baby!

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