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Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and More

Author : Linda Chandler
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Those with interest, but absolutely no wire-working knowledge, will find this gradual guide a great introduction to every aspect of working with the enduring medium of wire. The chapters walk the aspiring craftsperson step-by-step through the entire process, from where and how to shop for wire and beads, to choosing the right kind and gauge of wire, and what tools of the trade they need to borrow or buy. No background is assumed; skills build upon each other as the book progresses. The basic jewelry components, such as loops, jump rings, findings, and connectors, are covered in turn. These lessons are then put to use with a selection of six projects, from jewelry to more unusual uses for metal embellishments such as greeting cards. Filled with lessons, tips, and resources from start to finish, this manual is a primer for the true beginner.

Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders

Author : Irina Miech
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Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders features projects that combine wireworking skills with beaded jewelry design. The book is technique-driven, with chapters on wire fundamentals, terminology, materials, and basic wireworking techniques, and projects that develop the reader’s skills. The projects incorporate gemstones, crystal, glass, and pearls and are designed for both beaders and wireworkers of all skill levels. Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders includes appealing designs — all tested — for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pins, and jewelry components.

Wire Weaving for Beginners

Author : Amy Lange
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If you want to learn wire weaving without paying $60 for a single weaving class, then keep reading... Do you want to learn how to make wire woven jewelry, but don't know where to start? Do you want to learn at home, without having to pay $60 for attending a single wire weaving class? Do you want to start without having to break your bank with expensive tools and materials? As a beginner, I, the author, also faced such problems. That is why I came up with secret methods that make it easy for you to start wire weaving with just a few basic tools. I will share these secrets inside this book. In this book you will discover: - The #1 material you should be using to make your wire jewelry, that is both inexpensive and easy to work with - The 'Snake Weave' technique that will help you make beautiful designs, even if you are a beginner - 3 classic projects that you can make, wear, and gift to those who are special in your life - One simple technique to splice out extra wire when you run out - The secret tool you should use to measure the gauge of your wire, that has personally made it much easier for me - How to add clasps to your designs, to add a polished look to your woven jewelry - 1 handy method to incorporate and show off colorful beads in your projects Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book: Q: I'm a complete beginner in making wire jewelry. Will this book help me make my first piece of wire woven jewelry? A: Yes. This book is geared towards the people who don't have any experience making wire jewelry. You can complete your first project with this book, start to finish. Q: I see many ads for wire weaving classes in my city, but I don't want to physically go and pay for a class to learn wire weaving. Can your book help me learn? A: As the title suggests, this book is here to comprehensively teach the most basic and versatile wire weaving skills, so that you can get started and make your first piece of wire woven jewelry. By using this book you can start without having to attend any classes. Q: I don't have much money but I want to start this hobby, can your book help me? A: If you want to make jewelry and don't know where to start then wire wrapping/weaving may be for you as it is fairly inexpensive. I show you exactly how to make jewelry that you can wear and sell, with a minimal starting investment of a few basic hand tools and some wire. Q: Will I be able to experiment and make my own designs after going through this book? A: Sure, the techniques and weaves given in this book are classics, and after enough practice, you can make your own designs! Discover the charm and uniqueness of wire weaving. Let your loved ones see and appreciate your creativity. Don't waste more time by denying your desire to learn how to make wire woven jewelry. Every day that you delay is another day that you might be forced to shell out $60 or more, for learning the same techniques that are included inside this book. Take action now and add this book to your cart by scrolling up and clicking the 'Add to Cart' button

Wire Wrapping Book for Beginners

Author : Hattie Dolton
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Are you a lover of wire wrapping and you are interested in the art of making wire-wrapped pieces of jewelry? Do you want a simplified guide to getting you started with crafting beautiful wire jewelry pieces in no time? If this is you, then read on… Wire wrapping jewelry is the craft of twisting, rolling, and cutting wire strings for making beautiful jewelry such as pendants, earrings, necklaces, anklets, bracelets, rings, and several others. Wire wrapping jewelry has been around for several years and has never stopped evolving. This craft is one of the easiest and fastest ways to make jewelry. With the right tools and techniques and a well of patience and determination, you can produce tons of artistic pieces of jewelry in no time. Wire wrapping jewelry allows you to pour out your creative thought freely. It gives you a chance to birth your creative ideas. However, you will need some degree of mastery and expertise to be able to make beautiful wire-wrapped jewelry, hence the reason why this book is written, to help you acquire the right knowledge to make awesome wire jewelry pieces. A few of what is discussed in this book are; · Tips to making wire wrapped jewelry · Wire handling techniques to making wire wrapped jewelry designs such as coils, weaving, loop joins, wire beads, etc. · The tools and materials you will need to get started as a wire wrapped crafter · A checklist of items needed to set up your wire wrapping jewelry studio · Safety precautions you need to comply with while working in your studio · 15 wire-wrapped jewelry projects with step-by-step instructions to get you started on your journey · Wire-wrapped jewelry mistakes to avoid and common wire jewelry FAQs And so much more! What more are you waiting for? To get started with expressing your creative side in crafting awesome wire jewelry pieces, simply get a copy of this book RIGHT NOW

Jewelry Studio Wire Wrapping

Author : Linda Chandler
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Compiled with advanced beginners and intermediate designers in mind, this guidebook starts with the basics of wire wrapping and builds skills progressively as aspiring crafters work through each project. The easy-to-follow instructions emphasize safety first and list all the steps required to get started, with a detailed discussion given to using tools such as pliers and wire cutters--wire wrapping does not require a soldering torch--and selecting appropriate materials such as copper, brass, and sterling silver. Finishing these stunning projects are a snap with the tips, tricks, and techniques shared within--jewelry crafters will delight in the resulting pieces that include beautiful bracelets, Celtic earrings, wire wrapped rings, and a wire-wrapped cabochon.

Basic Jewelry Making

Author : Sandy Allison
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The basics of using beads and wire to create custom pieces Each technique carefully described and illustrated Create pieces for yourself and friends, or to sell This fully illustrated guide shows how to make all kinds of funky and elegant bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and pendants using beads and wire. It begins with the basics--planning a design, attaching fittings, making secure crimps, selecting beads--so crafters can quickly get started creating one-of-a-kind pieces. Simple wire-bending techniques allow them to make beaded drop earrings as well as more elaborate necklace and bracelet designs. Advanced techniques use metallic, sterling silver, even 14-carat-gold wire to make gallery-quality jewelry in almost any style and size. Featuring design ideas by a variety of jewelers, this book includes pictures and descriptions of tools and materials, a guide to common types of beads, advice on proper lengths and fit, and inspiration for creating a wide range of styles.

Get Started with Wire Jewlery

Author : Editors of Bead&Button Magazine
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Wire jewelry is stylish, sleek, and chic. Get Started With Wire Jewelry presents more than 20 beaded wire and metal projects from Bead&Button magazine. The reader will learn how to make necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, and pins with easy-to-follow photos and concise instructions. An illustrated Basics section covers the essentials of wire and metal work.

Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry

Author : BeadStyle magazine
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Readers will learn to make wire jewelry like pros with this collection of more than 20 projects from the pages of Art Jewelry magazine. Readers can learn basic wireworking tools and techniques and practice skills including coiling, wire weaving, chain mail, wrapping, and making cold connections to create necklaces, rings, bracelets, and more. A great book for jewelry makers of all skill levels.

Discover Torch Enameling Get Started with 25 Sure Fire Jewelry Projects

Author : Steven James
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After teaching this technique successfully for years, Steven is introducing all-new projects in this book. In a series of 25 small projects (pendants and beads), Steven will explore creating structural metal work (such as hinges) and applying enamel effects such as faux raku. Simple techniques include sawing/cutting/punching; dapping; riveting; lashing; soldering; and enameling. All these techniques are simplified and the only torch needed is a hand-held one that can be used in a home studio.

Making Designer Bead Wire Jewelry

Author : Tammy Powley
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Jewelry making is one of the most popular craft trends, and its audience continues to grow. Few jewelry books on the market emphasize the importance of the design relationship between beads, wire, and jewelry findingsùthe ônuts and boltsö of any piece. This book will show not only how to design and build your own spectacular jewelry out of beads and wire but how to design and create your own findings as well. Most jewelry making books are geared for the beginner and provide little information for intermediate to advanced jewelry makers. Making Designer Bead and Wire Jewelry contains illustrated how-to techniques, full-color project photos, project instructions, and numerous tips that enhance the styles and skills presented. Intermediate and advanced jewelry makers will learn new techniques for creating signature elements for their designs, while beginners will get a handle on honing their skills.

Inspired Wire

Author : Cynthia Wuller
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Inspired Wire guides wireworkers of all levels through a personal journey of design and creativity. The author mentors the reader, smoothly introducing techniques and skills as they progress together from making simple to sophisticated jewelry. Clear instructions, a unique building-block approach to basics, step-by-step photographs, and an eight-page gallery of the author’s work make this book a stunning addition to any jewelry maker’s collection. 36 projects in all.

Getting Started Making Metal Jewelry

Author : Mark Lareau
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An ideal introduction, this manual details the craft of making metal jewelry by pairing expert guidance with clear, explicit photographs. Beginning with the basic tools and skills necessary to master before complex projects can be executed successfully, every stage of the metal jewelry art is discussed--from practicing proper safety to learning how to cut, solder, buff, and stamp metals. Example projects--in styles from contemporary and funky to classic and elegant--include pendants, earrings, bracelets, rings, and chains.

Wire Wrapping Book for Beginners

Author : Gina Bowen
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Ever stumbled across any book on the art of wire wrapping? Have you perhaps never heard of the term before? Or have you been searching for that one book that would unlock all the mysteries relating to wire-wrapping? If so, then read on… This book, Wire Wrapping Book for Beginners, breaks down in detail all you need to know about wire-wrapping into the tiniest bits of information. All you just need to do is read! Now, for you, who might be unfamiliar with my words, stay with me! What is Wire Wrapping? Wire wrapping is a craft that involves the twisting, rolling, and cutting of wire strings. Don’t get frightened, you aren’t going to be soldering anything! All you need is just a bag of simple and easy-to-get tools and a well of patience and determination. Do you know that with this craft, you can make the finest pieces of jewelry such as earrings, necklaces, anklets, bracelets, rings, and more? No? Well, now, you know. In wire wrapping, you are allowed to infuse your creativity to the work you do! But then, what is creativity if you don’t have the knowledge of what wire wrapping is first? That is why this book was carefully written for everyone, not just for beginners to get started in making their first pieces of art, but also for experts alike—so that they can learn as well as toughen up on what they already know. Upon reading through the pages of this book, you will; · Be more acquainted with what wire wrapping entails, its historical timelines, and how it works. · Be familiar with the terms associated with wire wrapping. · Educated on the safety measures to adhere to when handling the wires and operating in your workspace. · Be exposed to the tips, tricks and techniques used in the art of wire wrapping that will set you on your way to becoming an expert in this craft. · Be enlightened on the tools and materials required to get you started. · Get started with making beautiful pieces of jewelry with the aid of the 20 wire wrapping project ideas discussed in this book with step-by-step instructions and graphical illustrations to guide you along the process. What more are you waiting for? Hone your creative abilities, and build your crafting skills with this beginner's guide to wire wrapping. To begin your journey, simply grab a copy of this book RIGHT NOW

The Absolute Beginners Guide Making Wire Jewelry

Author : Martine Callaghan
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Get wrapped up in The Absolute Beginners Guide: Making Wire Jewelry, the fourth book in the successful Absolute Beginners Guide series. This user-friendly wireworking primer takes readers through the basics of wire types, tools, findings and more. Then it's on to progressive, fun-to-make projects designed to teach fundamental techniques and build confidence every step of the way. Wireworkers will learn how to open and close jump rings, make head pins and earring wires, create wire spirals, wrap, coil, and more! Variations for each project give readers the chance to experiment with many techniques. Aspiring wireworkers will learn, practice, and reinforce skills with a rewarding result: fun, wearable wire jewelry!

Bead Jewelry Wire Wrapping for Beginners

Author : Carolyn Piedra
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Do you want to make unique jewelry that you do not find anywhere and wish to learn exactly how to make your very own custom pieces without spending a lot of money on expensive classes? And are you looking for a guide that breaks down the process in a language that even a complete beginner can understand and follow so you can jump right in into the world of making custom jewelry? If your answer is YES, then keep on reading... You Are About To Discover How To Create Beautiful And Timeless Pieces Of Jewelry That Will Leave Everybody Jealous Of Your New-Found Skill! Wire wrapping has been a way of creating handmade jewelry for ages. This method allows you to create custom designs including the angles and shapes of the jewelry. If you have ever seen an amazing piece of beaded jewelry and wondered how it was made, wonder no more. The amazing skill of creating beautiful pieces of jewelry is now within your grasp. This book is a very comprehensive guide that teaches you how to create incredible jewelry such as necklaces, chains, bracelets, rings, and more that you can rock to an event or even gift to a loved one during a special day. By virtue that you are reading this, it is already clear that you are sold to the idea of making your own custom jewelry and are really looking for answers to all the questions going through your mind... What is wire-wrapping? Will it be expensive? What do I need to get started? How do I get started with wire wrapping and is it hard? Which kind of items are easiest to start with? Does this book have a collection of beautiful pieces that you can start with right away? And can I make my own custom pieces as a complete beginner? If you have these and other related questions, this book is all you need as it answers them all in a beginner-friendly and step by step approach in such a way that breaks down all those concepts you thought were complicated into easier steps to allow to get the most out of this craft. Here is a preview of what you can expect to learn in this book: What wire wrapping entails and how it started The supplies and tools that you need to get started The different types of wire options you have and how to choose the perfect wire for different projects. How to get started with wire wrapping and how to create basic wire links Lots of simple projects that you can try out as a beginner And much more... Use this book as a stepping stone to help you get into the wire wrapping art of bead jewelry and wire wrapping. Even if you are a complete beginner, this book will create a solid foundation for you to make even more complicated jewelry in the future. What are you still waiting for? Scroll up and click Buy Now With 1-Click or Buy Now to get started!

Wire Weaving for Beginners

Author : Amy Lange
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If you want to learn wire weaving without paying $60 for a single weaving class, then keep reading... Do you want to learn how to make wire woven jewelry, but don't know where to start? Do you want to learn at home, without having to pay $60 for attending a single wire weaving class? Do you want to start without having to break your bank with expensive tools and materials? As a beginner, I, the author, also faced such problems. That is why I came up with secret methods that make it easy for you to start wire weaving with just a few basic tools. I will share these secrets inside this book. In this book you will discover: - The #1 material you should be using to make your wire jewelry, that is both inexpensive and easy to work with - The 'Snake Weave' technique that will help you make beautiful designs, even if you are a beginner - 3 classic projects that you can make, wear, and gift to those who are special in your life - One simple technique to splice out extra wire when you run out - The secret tool you should use to measure the gauge of your wire, that has personally made it much easier for me - How to add clasps to your designs, to add a polished look to your woven jewelry - 1 handy method to incorporate and show off colorful beads in your projects Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book: Q: I'm a complete beginner in making wire jewelry. Will this book help me make my first piece of wire woven jewelry? A: Yes. This book is geared towards the people who don't have any experience making wire jewelry. You can complete your first project with this book, start to finish. Q: I see many ads for wire weaving classes in my city, but I don't want to physically go and pay for a class to learn wire weaving. Can your book help me learn? A: As the title suggests, this book is here to comprehensively teach the most basic and versatile wire weaving skills, so that you can get started and make your first piece of wire woven jewelry. By using this book you can start without having to attend any classes. Q: I don't have much money but I want to start this hobby, can your book help me? A: If you want to make jewelry and don't know where to start then wire wrapping/weaving may be for you as it is fairly inexpensive. I show you exactly how to make jewelry that you can wear and sell, with a minimal starting investment of a few basic hand tools and some wire. Q: Will I be able to experiment and make my own designs after going through this book? A: Sure, the techniques and weaves given in this book are classics, and after enough practice, you can make your own designs! Discover the charm and uniqueness of wire weaving. Let your loved ones see and appreciate your creativity. Don't waste more time by denying your desire to learn how to make wire woven jewelry. Every day that you delay is another day that you might be forced to shell out $60 or more, for learning the same techniques that are included inside this book. Take action now and add this book to your cart by scrolling up and clicking the 'Add to Cart' button

Classic Chain Mail Jewelry

Author : Sue Ripsch
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Chain mail is a very hot topic, and those who enjoy the process are looking for new patterns and ideas to explore. Classic Chain Mail covers the basic weaves for beginners, but also adds unusual jump rings (twisted, oval), some crystals and beads, and unique patterns for intermediate beaders. These 35 projects create a classic, elegant look by using mostly silver, gold, and argentium jump rings. This book offers many different, unique patterns for jewelry makers who are interested in chain mail.

Making Bead Wire Jewelry

Author : Dawn Cusick
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Provides instructions for creating more than seventy jewelry pieces.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading

Author : Chris Franchetti Michaels
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You've probably coveted jewelry you've seen in artsy boutiques and fashion magazines or envied friends who have the perfect bling to accent everything. With this book, you'll learn to craft designs that are chic but inexpensive. With hundreds of detailed photos, this book covers tools and supplies, bead stringing and weaving, wire wrapping, and more. Terrific projects will get you started and inspire you to create your own jewelry and beadwork designs. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Each skill or technique is defined and described Detailed color photos demonstrate each step Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Making Wire Jewelry

Author : Helen Clegg
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Includes information on tools, materials, and finishing, and offers instructions on creating decorative pins, rings, earrings, and chains