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!


Handcraft Wire Jewelry

Filename: handcraft-wire-jewelry.pdf
ISBN: 9781627001335
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Number of pages: 96
Author: Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin
Publisher: Kalmbach Books

Download and read online Handcraft Wire Jewelry in PDF and EPUB 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!


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.


Wire Art Jewelry Workshop

Filename: wire-art-jewelry-workshop.pdf
ISBN: 9781620333150
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Number of pages: 160
Author: Sharilyn Miller
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Wire Art Jewelry Workshop in PDF and EPUB 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.


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.


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


Classic Chain Mail Jewelry

Filename: classic-chain-mail-jewelry.pdf
ISBN: 9781627000215
Release Date: 2012-08-29
Number of pages: 96
Author: Sue Ripsch
Publisher: Kalmbach Books

Download and read online Classic Chain Mail Jewelry in PDF and EPUB 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.


Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry

Filename: weaving-freeform-wire-jewelry.pdf
ISBN: 9780871167033
Release Date: 2013-11-19
Number of pages: 112
Author: Firor Kaska
Publisher: Kalmbach Books

Download and read online Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry in PDF and EPUB 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.


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!