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Woven Wire Jewelry

Author : Linda Chandler
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A new wire weaving technique that varies the number of wires and their thickness to create stunningly beautiful bracelets, necklaces, and pendants is introduced in this guide. Project instructions go well beyond simple line drawings to show the assembly process of each piece in a series of step-by-step photographs. The nine projects begin with an elegantly simple woven bracelet and move on to more dramatic projects that include a domed cuff bracelet with soldered bead ends, a free-form bracelet, a woven neck piece, and a pendant with a woven frame. Projects range in difficulty from easy to advanced, and many can be completed without soldering.

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry

Author : Firor Kaska
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Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry is a guide to understanding and using wire weaves to create 20 beautiful freeform jewelry projects. With a tight focus on five wire weaves—over-under, over-over, coiling, looping, and circular weaving — the reader will learn by making rings, pins, earrings, pendants, clasps, and bracelets. Author Kaska Firor offers a wonderful variety of symmetrical and asymmetrical designs to inspire the budding wireworker, in addition to showing the evolution of wirework design from simple to complex for more advanced jewelry-makers.

Woven Wire Jewelry

Author : Linda Chandler
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A new wire weaving technique that varies the number of wires and their thickness to create stunningly beautiful bracelets, necklaces, and pendants is introduced in this guide. Project instructions go well beyond simple line drawings to show the assembly process of each piece in a series of step-by-step photographs. The nine projects begin with an elegantly simple woven bracelet and move on to more dramatic projects that include a domed cuff bracelet with soldered bead ends, a free-form bracelet, a woven neck piece, and a pendant with a woven frame. Projects range in difficulty from easy to advanced, and many can be completed without soldering. The more experienced craftsperson will savor the way Precious Metal Clay adds striking embellishments to three of the projects.

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.

Woven in Wire

Author : Sarah Thompson
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Weave - Sculpt - Transform Break through the boundaries of traditional wirework jewelry to discover the world of intricate possibilities in Woven in Wire. As you weave, sculpt, and transform wire, award winning jeweler and wirework instructor Sarah Thompson guides you through the steps of achieving spectacular wearable art. Follow along as Sarah shares: • Wire weaving fundamentals and her most prized techniques, helping you become a distinguished wire artist. • Mastering form and symmetry as you create ornate necklaces, rings, bracelets, pendants, and earrings. • The final steps to becoming a wire-weaving master--dismantling and reassembling the woven components for truly transformative jewelry designs. As you work through the techniques and designs in Woven in Wire, your artistic power will grow, your skills will advance, and you will have the confidence to create your own intricate breathtakingly beautiful designs.

Fine Art Wire Weaving

Author : Sarah Thompson
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Wire jewelry has never been more popular--but you've never seen projects like this before! In Fine Art Wire Weaving, award-winning author Sarah Thompson shares her secrets to creating wire jewelry that's nothing short of spectacular. Using super-fine wires to create 20 delicate, sophisticated pieces, you'll achieve that "wow" factor, all under the guidance of an expert jewelry teacher. You'll learn how to work with these fine wires successfully, as well as what to do when one of your projects goes awry. Using techniques in layering, symmetry, and dimensional shaping, you'll come away with a strong foundation in wire working so you can create your own one-of-a-kind pieces. Paired with beautiful, 4-color photographs, Thompson gives you step-by-step instructions to creating jewelry to pretty to keep for yourself--but that you won't want to give away!

Inventive Wire Weaving

Author : Susan Barzacchini
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Wire jewelry has been around for centuries and never goes out of style. Wire weaving techniques simply evolve to incorporate the newest materials and trends. All-new Inventive Wire Weaving: 20+ Unique Jewelry Designs focuses on the timeless techniques of wire weaving, wrapping, coiling, and capturing, plus texturing metals and wire. Using these evergreen techniques, designer and instructor Susan Barzacchini showcases metal, beads, lampworked elements, cabochons, and found objects in interesting, beautiful wire jewelry. Whether they use fine silver wire or copper, jewelry makers will be able to create artistic and unique pieces they'll be proud to wear. Each project includes clear and easy-to-understand photos and step-by-step instructions from an experienced wire weaving instructor. Styles cover a wide range of tastes, from delicate and feminine to bold and unusual, and many projects include variations for even more personalization. These artistic necklaces, pendants, earrings, and cuffs will appeal to intermediate wireworkers looking for new project ideas.

Handcraft Wire Jewelry

Author : Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin
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The latest book from Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin teaches jewelry makers how to make 22 wirework pieces from start to finish. Jewelry makers are treated to Kimberly’s freeform style of wirework as she wraps and weaves around beads and cabochons to make showcase pendants. She then explains how to make many styles of chains and clasps, so every part of the piece can be handmade. After mastering the component techniques, jewelry makers will find the resulting components are completely interchangeable for thousands of looks!

Wire Jewelry Masterclass

Author : Abby Hook
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Comprehensive and fabulous, Wire Jewelry Masterclass takes an in-depth look at an intricate and rewarding craft. The 24 projects, which range from simple Dragon's tear briolette earrings to a Poseidon-under-the-sea pendant, will delight and inspire jewelers of all levels and tastes. Divided into beginner, intermediate, and advanced sections, this beautifully photographed step-by-step guide is the ticket to wire jewelry expertise!

Weave Wrap Coil

Author : Jodi Bombardier
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Looking for new ways to manipulate wire jewelry? Weave, Wrap, Coil showcases a variety of techniques, including weaving, coiling, wrapping, texturing, and forging, and offers new ideas for creating truly amazing combinations with both silver and copper wire. Inside you'll discover: • Basic techniques as well as beginning cold metalwork tips. • 25 contemporary and dazzling projects, from bracelets and necklaces to pendants, cuffs, and rings. • Detailed step-by-step photography and illustrations. Designer Jodi Bombardier emphasizes wire weaving as a signature technique. She encourages you to use a variety of materials, such as beads and stones, to showcase the gorgeous details of your wire pieces. Perfect for new and experienced wireworkers alike, Weave, Wrap, Coil groups projects by level of difficulty, with each level utilizing three to four of the important techniques.

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.

Handcraft Wire Jewelry

Author : Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin
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The latest book from Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin teaches jewelry makers how to make 22 wirework pieces from start to finish. Jewelry makers are treated to Kimberly’s freeform style of wirework as she wraps and weaves around beads and cabochons to make showcase pendants. She then explains how to make many styles of chains and clasps, so every part of the piece can be handmade. After mastering the component techniques, jewelry makers will find the resulting components are completely interchangeable for thousands of looks!

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.

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 buy this book

Wonderful Wire Jewelry

Author : Erica Swanson
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Projects in Wonderful Wire Jewelry include techniques such as turning loops, coiling, wrapping, weaving, and linking. With a wide range of techniques and styles, readers are sure to find plenty to inspire them. In addition to 30+ jewelry projects, this book will include a detailed Basics section with sidebars on wire working tools and metal options. Project range from beginner to intermediate levels.

New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry

Author : Margot Potter
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Shaping wire + beading wire = a whole new dimension! New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry brings shaping and beading wire together to create stunning sculptural designs. From necklaces and bracelets, to rings, earrings and tiaras, jewelry maven Margot Potter shows you how to coil, wrap, weave and sculpt 30 wire-based projects. In addition, inspirational variations on the projects provide even more reason to get wrapped up in wire. Features: • Combine shaping wire with beading wire in innovative ways to create jewelry with movement, depth and dimension. • Employ a variety of classic wire-working methods, including wire wrapping, twisting, coiling, chain maille and more. • Love beads? You won't be disappointed. Adorn your creations with crystal, metal, Lucite and vintage beads to add your own brand of signature sparkle. Start adding depth, dimension and intrigue to your jewelry designs today with New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry.

Wire Jewelry in an Afternoon

Author : Mickey Baskett
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“Spirals, coils, wraps, and wire mesh add up to a kind of jewelry that...can go from pieces of scrap to ear, neck, or hair in a couple of hours...the directions for 66 varieties of adornment featured here...including diagrams, designer credit, color photographs, materials lists, and step-by-step instructions...are whimsical enough for having great fun and feature such familiar characters as Santa and a bride and groom, and such creatures as a dragonfly and a spider.”—Booklist.

Silver Wire Jewelry

Author : Irene From Petersen
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Use simple techniques to create silver wire jewellery with sinuous forms and graceful lines. Irene Petersen's book begins with the basics of coil construction and plying wires, leading on to more advanced techniques.

Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders 2

Author : Irina Miech
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This book is an excellent follow-up book to Irina Miech’s first very successful book, Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders. Following a similar layout and organization as her first book, this book presents 22 new projects including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, brooches, and pendants. Irina keeps the projects fashionable and fresh by including a mix of metals such as copper, bronze, and silver, introducing exciting new elements including rivets, metal blanks, sea glass, and wires, and using new tools including hole-punching pliers and letter stamps. All of these additions inspire new colors and depth in the wire projects she presents.

Dallas Lovett s Woven Bead Wire Jewelry

Author : Dallas Lovett
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Presents twenty-five jewelry projects with step-by-step instructions, including quasar earrings, a crown jewel pendant, and a Nefertiti necklace.