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The Art Craft of Making Jewelry

Author : Joanna Gollberg
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A guide to jewelry making covers basic technques; advanced skills including granulation, enameling, stone setting, and casting; project instructions; practice exercises; and color photographs of finished works by multiple artists.

The Art and Craft of Jewelry

Author : Janet Fitch
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The Art and Craft of Pounding Flowers

Author : Laura C. Martin
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The writer and botanical illustrator presents fifty projects for creating botanical designs on tablecloths, napkins, pillows, lampshades, place mats, scarves, and greeting cards. Original.

Enchanted Jewelry Of Egypt The Traditional Art and Craft

Author : Azza Fahmy
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In this illustrated book, Azza Fahmy, a world-renowned designer of jewelry based on traditional motifs, lays before us an Aladdin's cave of jewelry made in all corners of Egypt over the last one hundred years, collected through her extensive travels throughout the country.

How to Make Resin Jewellery

Author : Sara Naumann
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Make stylish jewellery in next to no time Minimal tools and materials required Easy, step-by-step techniques to follow Easy to personalise using various papers and inclusions

Nuts Bolts

Author : Marthe Le Van
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Use tubes, rods, metal sheets, and other industrial items to create chic jewelry. Detailed instructions for 24 projects feature illustrated step-by-step directions for assembling earrings, necklaces, pins, and other ornaments.

Stencil Me In

Author : Marthe Le Van
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Accompanied by more than twenty-five ready-to-use stencils, an introduction to the art of stenciling explains how to apply stencil designs to diverse surfaces and how to work with paint, ink, etching cream, bleach, and other materials to create unique, personalized projects for walls, furniture, fashion accessories, and more.

The Complete Book of Jewelry Making

Author : Carles Codina
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An illustrated introduction to the art of making jewelry, providing a review of metallurgy, describing basic and advanced techniques, examining various surfaces, and including step-by-step instructions for several projects.

American Indian and Alaska Native Arts and Crafts

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Makers

Author : Janet Koplos
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Here is the first comprehensive survey of modern craft in the United States. Makers follows the development of studio craft--objects in fiber, clay, glass, wood, and metal--from its roots in nineteenth-century reform movements to the rich diversity of expression at the end of the twentieth century. More than four hundred illustrations complement this chronological exploration of the American craft tradition. Keeping as their main focus the objects and the makers, Janet Koplos and Bruce Metcalf offer a detailed analysis of seminal works and discussions of education, institutional support, and the philosophical underpinnings of craft. In a vivid and accessible narrative, they highlight the value of physical skill, examine craft as a force for moral reform, and consider the role of craft as an aesthetic alternative. Exploring craft's relationship to fine arts and design, Koplos and Metcalf foster a critical understanding of the field and help explain craft's place in contemporary culture. Makers will be an indispensable volume for craftspeople, curators, collectors, critics, historians, students, and anyone who is interested in American craft.

Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers

Author : Jinks McGrath
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Comprehensive and sophisticated in its approach, Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers is the ultimate reference for jewelry makers of all levels. Exploring a wide range of both precious and non precious metals, traditional methods are examined alongside contemporary styles and adaptations to offer a unique and inspirational insight into the art and craft of jewelry making for todays artisan. Freshly commissioned, full-colour photographs accompany detailed step-by-step tutorials, while comprehensive sidebars detail the relevant considerations for applying each technique to a variety of different metals, with cross-references where applicable. The book is peppered throughout with profiles of contemporary practitioners, providing readers with an understanding of a wide range of different working methods, materials and developing techniques. It also features a variety of inspirational galleries that showcase eye-catching examples of contemporary work, highlighting the stunning effects that can be achieved with each technique.

The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making Revised and Updated

Author : Tammy Powley
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This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of jewelry making. It serves as a reference and technique guide for .all the common methods and styles of jewelry: beaded jewelry, wire, crystals and gems, polymer clay, PMC. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of jewelry by a various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.

Manual Arts and Crafts

Author : Helen MacPherson Thompson
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The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry

Author : Ann Martin
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Create exquisite paper jewelry with the look of copper, silver, and gold! Discover how the centuries old technique of quilling paper can give you modern, sophisticated jewelry without a high price tag. Author and quilling enthusiast Ann Martin shows you how to turn metallic-edged papers into stunning--and sturdy--earrings and pendants in The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry. Whether you're an experienced jewelry maker looking for new techniques or a quiller who wants to turn your creations into one-of-a-kind jewelry, this guide to gilded paper jewelry has what you need. Pairing step-by-step illustrations with detailed tutorials on rolling coils, scrolls, and other unique quilled shapes, The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry shows you how to create twenty eye-catching designs. With Ann's expert guidance and a few minimal tools and supplies, you can create your own wearable paper art and more!

The Art of Jewelry

Author : Katherine Duncan-Aimone
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Available in a myriad of colors and sheens, polymer clay can be cut, shaped, sculpted, and altered in many ways. For that reason, it's a wonderful medium for making jewelry. Today's leading artists show you how to push the envelope of this malleable material with an array of gorgeous brooches, pendants, pins, bracelets, and earrings. Using a variety of surface techniques will inform you and inspire you to create your own distinctive designs. Book jacket.

The Arts Crafts Metalwork of Janet Payne Bowles

Author : Barry Shifman
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"... the metalcraft and jewelry of this overlooked and idiosyncratic artist-metalsmith... resonates with an uncommon personal passion." --W. Scott Braznell This luxuriously illustrated catalog, the first survey of her life and work, reproduces seventy objects by Janet Payne Bowles (1872-1948), an Arts and Crafts jeweler and metalsmith who worked in Boston, New York, and Indianapolis and enjoyed an international reputation during her lifetime.

The Art of Wire

Author : J. Marsha Michler
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Learn how to turn wire working into an art! Wire working only requires a few simple tools, but it provides endless opportunities to create artful jewelry. Whether you are new to jewelry making or a seasoned artist, wire is a medium rich in possibility. J. Marsha Michler, the author of Bead & Wire Art Jewelry, takes wire working to a new level inside these pages. Open The Art of Wire and discover: • An extensive technique section that introduces you to wire working through step-by-step photos and instructions. Learn the ins and outs of working with wire as well as how to create your own unique and beautiful findings to personalize your jewelry. • Five chapters, each focusing on a different wire-working technique. Learn how hammering, wrapping, filigree, crochet and dowel knitting can be used to transform your jewelry. • Over 30 beautiful jewelry projects including necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and brooches. Wrap, hammer, coil, curl, twist, dowel knit, and crochet your way through the pages of The Art of Wire to make your own fabulous, one-of-a-kind creations.

Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts and Crafts Tradition

Author : Elyse Zorn Karlin
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The best study of Arts and Crafts-style jewelry and metalwork to date. Hundreds of beautiful pieces of jewelry are illustrated; their history, characteristics, materials, motifs, influences, and makers' marks are traced. Biographical sketches are provided for the most influential British designers/jewelers/metalworkers.

Jewelry Making Beading For Dummies

Author : Heather Dismore
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Features step-by-step projects and full-color examples Create unique jewelry to wear with everything from jeans to a ball gown! Want to make your own jewelry? This easy-to-follow guide gives you lots of hands-on instruction in making simple, fabulous jewelry and working with beads. From wire wrapping and knotting to weaving and polishing, you'll get all the skills you need to make necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pins, key chains, wine charms and items for the home. Discover how to * Create funky and elegant designs * Work with leather, silver, and stones * String, knot, and weave beads * Avoid common mistakes * Host a trendy jewelry party

Silversmithing for Jewellery Makers

Author : Elizabeth Bone
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This authoritative and lusciously illustrated book offers a comprehensive and inspirational insight into the art and craft of silver jewellery making for today's artisan.