Fine Art Wire Weaving

Fine Art Wire Weaving Author Sarah Thompson
ISBN-10 9781632500274
Release 2015-08-14
Pages 176
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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 yourselfùbut that you won't want to give away!



Fine Art Wire Weaving

Fine Art Wire Weaving Author Sarah Thompson
ISBN-10 9781632500250
Release 2015-08-19
Pages 176
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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!



Fine Art Wire Weaving

Fine Art Wire Weaving Author Sarah Thompson
ISBN-10 1632500256
Release 2015-09-11
Pages 176
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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!



Timeless Wire Weaving

Timeless Wire Weaving Author Lisa Barth
ISBN-10 9781627000772
Release 2014-09-22
Pages 96
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Timeless Wire Weaving focuses on developing wirework skills through 13 projects using three classic wire weaving techniques: coiling, wrapping, and weaving. The projects are built around a focal cabochon and incorporate seed beads and crystals in imaginative ways. Designers will be able to make the jewelry shown in the book, while also using the techniques learned to create innovative jewelry pieces of their own.



Jewelry Studio Wire Wrapping

Jewelry Studio  Wire Wrapping Author Linda Chandler
ISBN-10 9781620332092
Release 2013-03-25
Pages 128
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Wire is a favorite design material for jewelry artists, allowing for the creation of simple loops and embellishments to more involved, intricate pieces. In Jewelry Studio: Wire Wrapping, Linda Chandler and Christine Ritchey-the best-selling authors of Woven Wire Jewelry and Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and more-take the mystery out of wire wrapping and share their insider secrets for making gorgeous jewelry from bundles of joined wire, no soldering required! This technique allows the jewelry maker to create timeless, elegant pieces that are beautifully simple to elaborately complex. Starting with a discussion of safety, tools and materials-including the types of metals appropriate for wire wrapping-and helpful tips, tricks, and techniques necessary before beginning a first project, the authors cover all of the basics of this deceptively simple technique. Using detailed process photography, Jewelry Studio: Wire Wrapping shows all the basics of wire wrapping step by step then takes the reader through progressive skill building projects to teach a range of wrapping techniques. Projects include bracelets, earrings, pins, and wire wrapped pendants and also include instructions for the highly sought-after wire-wrapped cabochon. Before you know it you'll be creating an elegant bow tie bracelet, a celtic link bracelet with matching earrings, a wire wrapped ring, a beautiful bracelet with coils, and more!



Weave Wrap Coil

Weave Wrap Coil Author Jodi Bombardier
ISBN-10 9781620331552
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 128
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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, and encourages you to use different 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.



Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry

Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry Author
ISBN-10 9780871162540
Release 2007
Pages 111
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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.



Wire Art Jewelry Workshop

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop Author Sharilyn Miller
ISBN-10 9781620333150
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 160
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No wire art jewelry experience? No Problem! Discover all you will need to know to start creating stunning wire art jewelry with Wire Art Jewelry Workshop! Bestselling author and designer Sharilyn Miller offers step-by-step instruction to help you learn to make stunning wire art jewelry like a true artisan. Wire Art Jewelry Workshop is a comprehensive guide filled with the basic building blocks for creating wire art jewelry. From cleaning, straightening, twisting, and coiling to cage beads, heart-shaped ear wires, headpins, and bead connectors, get all the expert tips on creating solid findings and custom components. Jewelry artists will learn to combine these components into 16 original wire bracelet, earring, and necklace designs. Plus, each project can be made with a variety of wires from classic silver or cost-effective copper so you can customize each piece to your style and budget. You'll be making stylish new wearable art jewelry in no time! Sharilyn also offers detailed instruction the whole way from plain wire to finished piece so you'll be sure not to miss a single loop, twist, or bend. Wire Art Jewelry Workshop offers everything you need to get started creating beautiful one-of-a-kind jewelry and having fun making it.



The Art of Wire

The Art of Wire Author J. Marsha Michler
ISBN-10 9781440231865
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 144
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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.



Moods in Wire

Moods in Wire Author Ellsworth Sinclair
ISBN-10 0964048337
Release 2000-06-01
Pages 192
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Combines Moods in Wire with Moods in Brass & Glass. Divided into two sections, this is a comprehensive guide to the fine art of wire wrapping. Describes the basic tools and materials needed to make bracelets, earrings, pendants, pins and more. Color photos and spiral binding.



Build Your Own Wire Pendants

Build Your Own Wire Pendants Author Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin
ISBN-10 9780871164568
Release 2012-11-06
Pages 96
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Every jewelry maker will find inspiration for using a favorite focal bead, cabochon, or bead stash in Build Your Own Wire Pendants. Whether using inexpensive craft wire, copper, or sterling silver, aspiring wireworkers will have fun with 20 playful projects that encourage them to pick and choose their favorite techniques. Make a basic frame: hearts, stars, circles, pyramids, and more! Then pick embellishments to add interest and dimension: loops, spirals, bails, sewing with wire — the list goes on! This book is a delightful introduction to making wire pendants.



Freeform Wire Art Jewelry

Freeform Wire Art Jewelry Author Gayle Bird
ISBN-10 9781440241390
Release 2015-03-23
Pages 144
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Twist, curl and wrap wire into one-of-a-kind jewelry! Follow along with author Gayle Bird as she teaches you everything you need to know to create her signature jewelry designs. First learn the basics of color and design, then move into essential wire tutorials. From there, you'll work your way through 20 step-by-step jewelry projects, including earrings, rings and necklaces. By the time you finish the book, you'll be ready to design your own statement jewelry, complete with swirling wire and dazzling gems. Features: Tutorials on the essential wire techniques, including spirals, curls and more. Chapter on design gives the foundation for creating unique pieces. Step-by-step directions for 20 projects.



Lacy Wire Jewelry

Lacy Wire Jewelry Author Melody MacDuffee
ISBN-10 9781627000741
Release 2013-03-20
Pages 96
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While the market has many books on solid, chunky wirework, there are few that teach lacy, intricate wirework done without soldering or casting. Melody’s work is airy and lacy, and while the techniques may be similar to traditional wirework, the results are unique. With step-by-step written directions, photos, and illustrations, this book presents more intermediate level techniques on how to make classic necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pendants, pins, and hair jewelry.



Wire Jewelry Masterclass

Wire Jewelry Masterclass Author Abby Hook
ISBN-10 1861088426
Release 2011
Pages 191
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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!



Woven Wire Jewelry

Woven Wire Jewelry Author Linda Chandler
ISBN-10 9781620332238
Release 2013-03-10
Pages 144
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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.



Artisan Filigree

Artisan Filigree Author Jodi Bombardier
ISBN-10 9781620333853
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 136
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Enjoy a collection of 20+ beautiful wire projects! Inspired by the ironwork so prevalent in her native Tucson, Jodi Bombardier fashions her signature heavygauge wire frames into sinuous shapes, cold-joining them with fine wire to form open, lacy filigree patterns. Learn Jodi's techniques, including the correct ways to use tools, hold wire, and create shaped wire frames consistently and precisely. Create airy pieces that are still strong and stable enough to withstand daily wear. Build confidence in your wirework skills as projects increase in complexity. In addition to providing project instructions, Jodi demonstrates how her scrolled designs can be manipulated, joined, or rearranged to create endless variations limited only by the imagination.



Handcrafted Wire Findings

Handcrafted Wire Findings Author Denise Peck
ISBN-10 9781620331521
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 128
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Why spend hundreds of dollars stocking up on expensive manufactured clasps, jump rings, ear wires, bails, and much more when you can get exactly what you need for a fraction of the cost? With Handcrafted Wire Findings you can learn how to make all of these things and more with your choice of materials. From sterling silver, fine silver, and German silver to copper, brass, and artistic wire you can use whatever material fits your budget to make just the custom components you want. Who wouldn't want to have fun making jewelry AND save money at the same time? Included are over 30 projects for making many different and useful custom wire findings. Starting off for fundamental skills for beginners then progressing for more ambitious and sophisticated designs, Handcrafted Wire Findings offers great projects for crafters and jewelry makers of all skill levels. A variety of techniques are also highlighted, including basic wirework, texturizing, silver fusing, adding patina, and traditional finishes. With all of these possibilities, there is no limit to what you can create with your own money-saving hand-made jewelry components.