Handcrafted Wire Findings

Filename: handcrafted-wire-findings.pdf
ISBN: 9781620331521
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Number of pages: 128
Author: Denise Peck
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Handcrafted Wire Findings in PDF and EPUB 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.


Handcrafted Wire Findings

Filename: handcrafted-wire-findings.pdf
ISBN: 9781596682832
Release Date: 2011-06-14
Number of pages: 127
Author: Denise Peck
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."

Download and read online Handcrafted Wire Findings in PDF and EPUB Add personal style at minimal cost with custom-made findings! Why spend hundreds of dollars stocking up on expensive manufactured clasps, jump rings, ear wires, bails, and more when you can make exactly what you need for a fraction of the cost? Making custom findings enables jewelry makers to affordably create just the right component to complement their own jewelry designs. Handcrafted Wire Findings looks at your wire stash and focuses on how to create custom, professional-quality findings. With fundamental skills for beginners that progress to more sophisticated designs, this book covers techniques such as basic wirework, texturizing, silver fusing, adding patina, and traditional finishes. Included are over 30 projects for making custom wire findings, each accompanied by step-by-step photographs and directions to ensure success.


Handcrafted Metal Findings

Filename: handcrafted-metal-findings.pdf
ISBN: 9781620336953
Release Date: 2015-07-06
Number of pages: 128
Author: Denise Peck
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."

Download and read online Handcrafted Metal Findings in PDF and EPUB Metalsmiths reveal new findings in jewelry trends! Following up their best-selling book Handcrafted Wire Findings, Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson give jewelers more techniques, more (and different) findings, and more inspiration. Handcrafted Metal Findings features 30 step-by-step tutorials for metal findings that require only basic jewelry-making skills. Working with precut metal blanks and thin-gauge sheet metal, Denise, Jane, and several contributing artists have created great-looking findings--head pins, bead caps, bails, charms, connectors, cones, and more--all without a lot of effort. All the metalwork can be done with basic tools--no saws, no flex shaft, no oxy/acetylene tanks. Metal pieces are hole-punched, dapped, hammered, textured with stamps and tools, colorized, oxidized, and patinated. Construction techniques include simple soldering with a micro torch and cold connections such as riveting. Finished gallery pieces that incorporate some of the findings provide additional inspiration in this inspiration- and information-packed book.


101 Wire Earrings

Filename: 101-wire-earrings.pdf
ISBN: 9781620331934
Release Date: 2013-02-15
Number of pages: 129
Author: Denise Peck
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online 101 Wire Earrings in PDF and EPUB Wire is the hottest trend in jewelry making. 101 Wire Earrings gives wireworkers of all skill levels the information and inspiration to make innovative, stylish, and contemporary earrings. Following in the footsteps of Wire Style, author Denise Peck offers an inspiring selection of 101 stunning wire earrings from top designers. The clear instructions are enhanced by step-by-step photographs and the projects are broken into beginner, intermediate, and advanced categories. Included inside: Step by step instructions on how to make head pins and French ear wires Techniques for hammering and texturing wire Tricks to coil, spiral, harden, and straighten wire Definitions of the important elements that make up earrings, including headpins, jump rings, hoops, loops, coils, spirals, ear wires. With projects that are inexpensive and require minimal tools, this book is a must have for any jewelry or wire artist wanting to build their skills or be inspired by new ideas, beautiful materials and creative designs.


Wire Metal

Filename: wire-metal.pdf
ISBN: 9781620335215
Release Date: 2014-05-31
Number of pages: 144
Author: Denise Peck
Publisher: Interweave

Download and read online Wire Metal in PDF and EPUB Easy-to-do techniques at the comfort of your kitchen table! Authors Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson introduce simple wire- and metalworking techniques that have big impact. Working with precut metal blanks and thin gauge sheet, as well as with inexpensive and readily available tools, you can produce results similar to much more complex metalsmithing techniques. Explore lashing, stitching, simple weaving, coils, spirals, twisted wire, and incorporating beads with wire. You'll be exposed to metal pieces being hole-punched, dapped, hammered, textured, colorized, and patinated. This book features thirty step-by-step projects that require only basic jewelry-making skills, but will result in stunning contemporary jewelry. Wire + Metal covers a wide range of styles that will appeal to beginner to advanced jewelry makers.


Bead on a Wire

Filename: bead-on-a-wire.pdf
ISBN: 1581806507
Release Date: 2005-07-26
Number of pages: 128
Author: Sharilyn Miller
Publisher: North Light Books

Download and read online Bead on a Wire in PDF and EPUB A guide for crafters of all levels demonstrates key design and construction techniques through a series of twenty step-by-step projects including earrings, necklaces, brooches, and bracelets. Original.


Metalworking 101 for Beaders

Filename: metalworking-101-for-beaders.pdf
ISBN: 1600593321
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 128
Author: Candie Cooper
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Download and read online Metalworking 101 for Beaders in PDF and EPUB Trying to find the perfect clasp or unique bead cap to showcase a favorite bead? Stop searching--and make your own! Metalworking 101 for Beaders provides detailed advice about tools and materials, step-by-step photos of the latest techniques, and a dedicated and delightful teacher to guide you through it all Candie explains how to enhance your beading pieces with techniques that include soldering, sawing and annealing, riveting, weaving, doming, piercing, texturing, applying finishes, and more! The book also includes over 30 striking jewelry projects to try!


Wire Metal

Filename: wire-metal.pdf
ISBN: 9781620335215
Release Date: 2014-05-31
Number of pages: 144
Author: Denise Peck
Publisher: Interweave

Download and read online Wire Metal in PDF and EPUB Easy-to-do techniques at the comfort of your kitchen table! Authors Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson introduce simple wire- and metalworking techniques that have big impact. Working with precut metal blanks and thin gauge sheet, as well as with inexpensive and readily available tools, you can produce results similar to much more complex metalsmithing techniques. Explore lashing, stitching, simple weaving, coils, spirals, twisted wire, and incorporating beads with wire. You'll be exposed to metal pieces being hole-punched, dapped, hammered, textured, colorized, and patinated. This book features thirty step-by-step projects that require only basic jewelry-making skills, but will result in stunning contemporary jewelry. Wire + Metal covers a wide range of styles that will appeal to beginner to advanced jewelry makers.


Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders

Filename: beautiful-wire-jewelry-for-beaders.pdf
ISBN: 9780871162649
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 111
Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.

Download and read online Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders in PDF and EPUB "Twenty-one projects show you how to combine wireworking skills with beaded jewelry design. The unique range of projects use a wide variety of beads and cabochons, giving you plenty of opportunities to explore your creativity and expand your wireworking skills"--The publisher.


Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and More

Filename: getting-started-making-wire-jewelry-and-more.pdf
ISBN: 9781620333495
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Number of pages:
Author: Linda Chandler
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and More in PDF and EPUB Love the idea of making handcrafted wire jewelry but just don't know how to begin? Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry can teach you! Discover: More than 100 color photographs and illustrations walk you, step by step, from where and how to shop for wire and beads, choosing the right kind and gauge of wire, to what tools-of-the-trade you'll need to borrow or buy. How to make basic jewelry components such as loops, jump rings, findings, and connectors and then create one or all of the 6 projects including earrings, rings, a bracelet - or decorated cards. An abundance of tips and resources will keep those ideas flowing. With Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry as your guide, you'll master the art of creating beautiful wire jewelry and gifts in no time!


Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop

Filename: chain-maille-jewelry-workshop.pdf
ISBN: 9781620331583
Release Date: 2013-01-25
Number of pages: 144
Author: Karen Karon
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop in PDF and EPUB Discover the ultimate technique-based guide for one of the top trends in jewelry making - chain maille. In Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop you'll find multiple weaving techniques for making today's most popular chain maille weaves - from simple chains to beaded wonders to intricate Dragonscale.Jewelry artist and author Karen Karon pairs in-depth, step-by-step instructions with color illustrations that show exactly where to place the next jump ring. You'll also get a thorough but flexible approach to techniques that prove weaving can be done in a multitude of ways and demonstrations on “speed weaving,” which is ideal for large projects. Designs progressively increase in complexity, so every jewelry maker - beginner and pro - will find inspiration and projects that suites their skill level. What's more to love? Every chapter provides a unique jewelry project and a plethora of design advice, visual inspiration, shortcuts, tips, and tricks, as well as guidance for attaching clasps and findings. Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is your ideal resource for innovation and originality in chain maille jewelry making.


Wire Style 2

Filename: wire-style-2.pdf
ISBN: 9781620333181
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Number of pages: 112
Author: Denise Peck
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Wire Style 2 in PDF and EPUB With a variety of metals including silver, copper, brass, steel, and colored wire, Wire Style 2 incorporates materials to fit any jewelry maker's tastes and budget. Inside Wire Style 2, you'll discover: A whopping 45 unique patterns for necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, and pins Detailed discussions with step-by-step photographs of wire techniques, including coiling, wrapping, and finishing Clear, step-by-step instructions as well as difficulty ratings for each project to accommodate every skill level Wire Style 2 contributors are top designers specializing in a range of different wire-jewelry techniques including Kerry Bogert, Jodi Bombardier, Jane Dickerson, Lorelei Eurto, Connie Fox, Lisa Niven Kelly, Donna Spadafore, and Cindy Wimmer. Between these nine designers, you're sure to find projects to fit any style whim from chic and elegant to colorful and funky. Loaded with inspirational ideas from the experts, Wire Style 2 offers the best of the best in valuable tips and exciting projects to jewelry makers alike. And when you visit: www.interweavestore.com/Beading/DVDs-Videos/Wire-Essentials-DVD.html you can get a bonus DVD that makes following along with Denise Peck even easier! Learn key techniques for wirework success and great craftsmanship. Add Wire Style 2 and a Denise Peck DVD to your collection and get a comprehensive guide that truly offers something special for every jewelry maker, beginner to advanced.


Making Designer Bead Wire Jewelry

Filename: making-designer-bead-wire-jewelry.pdf
ISBN: 9781616737917
Release Date: 2005-07-01
Number of pages: 128
Author: Tammy Powley
Publisher: Quarry Books

Download and read online Making Designer Bead Wire Jewelry in PDF and EPUB 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.


Chain Style

Filename: chain-style.pdf
ISBN: 9781620333679
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Number of pages: 190
Author: Jane Dickerson
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Chain Style in PDF and EPUB Popular beading magazines are featuring projects incorporating chain, and the designs range from classic to vintage to steampunk. Chain Style expands on this hot trend by offering 50 creative ideas for how to use chain as the key design feature. Key Features: Learn how to stretch your beading materials by incorporating chain in your design. The tools and materials are easy to obtain, and the techniques used are suitable for beginners. Techniques include opening and closing jump rings, cutting chain, oxidizing and hammering the chain to create texture and variety plus creating wire-wrapped loops and jump rings. 50 designs by top jewelry artists including Jane Dickerson, Kerry Bogert, Denise Peck, Yvonne Irvin, Leslie Rogalski, Lorelei. Jane Dickerson, editor of Step by Step and Creative Jewelry magazines, offers a step-by-step guide to making easy, stylish, and contemporary bracelets and necklaces incorporating chain as a key element of the design. With 50 fabulous projects, there is a wide variety of design styles to choose from, plus lots or inspiring ideas for using chain creatively. Designing with chain is fast, fun, and affordable . . . A few special beads connected together with chain will make a fabulous necklace in minutes!


Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading

Filename: teach-yourself-visually-jewelry-making-and-beading.pdf
ISBN: 9781118153116
Release Date: 2011-06-20
Number of pages: 304
Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading in PDF and EPUB 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