Easy & Elegant Beaded Copper Jewelry: How to Create Beautiful Fashion Accessories from a Few Basic Steps

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Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 254 pages
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Bend It, Shape It, Anyway You Want It...Wire Jewelry Prolific craft author and instructor, Lora Irish is back with a fresh volume of craft techniques, this time on making wire jewelry. Using inexpensive wire and tools commonly found around the home, you will learn how to bend, twist and coil wire to create an endless variety of shapes for attractive necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Once you master the basic wire shapes, you will learn how to create finished pieces by incorporating fasteners, earring hooks and cording. When these basic building blocks are mastered, you will learn how to embellish your designs with beads and more complex designs. Practice projects, step by step instructions and a gallery of designs will show you just how easy it is to get started in this fun and rewarding craft.

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Review: Easy & Elegant Beaded Copper Jewelry: How to Create Beautiful Fashion Accessories from a Few Basic Steps

User Review  - Vanessa James-brooks - Goodreads

Honestly I have not had the chance to try out some of the goodies in this book, but I did read the whole thing and I love how it goes step by step with Photos to walk you through each step of each ... Read full review

Review: Easy & Elegant Beaded Copper Jewelry: How to Create Beautiful Fashion Accessories from a Few Basic Steps

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Okay, some of you know I like to dabble in jewelry. Granted I'll never be showing my stuff on the red carpet (well, unless I install some in my home) but I loved to have fun with it. So, when I had ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Lora Irish is an artist who runs an internet carving studio, www.carvingpatterns.com, with her husband Michael. She is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts and Woodcarving Illustrated. She is also the author of Great Book of Dragon Patterns, 2nd Edition, Great Book of Floral Design,2nd Edition, Great Book of Fairy Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, Great Book of Woodburning, and Wood Spirits and Green Men. She lives in Mt. Airy, Maryland.

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