Elegant Wire Jewelry: Contemporary Designs & Creative Techniques

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
5 Reviews
Modern and stylish, with glittering hints of color: how can jewelry thatís so easy to make be so elegant? These fabulous pieces use basic techniques, such as bending, wrapping, and making simple spirals, along with different types of wire that range from sterling silver to gold-filled copper. Guided by numerous photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, novice crafters can create simple flat shapes, move on to wrapped silhouettes, and then smoothly produce three-dimensional forms. The projects use commercially made chain, ribbon, or cording to showcase the variety of unique, one-of-a-kind wire shapes. A†Selection of the Crafter's Choice Book Club.
  

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User Review  - biscuitous - Overstock.com

I don't know if elegant is the word I would use to describe the projects in this book. Most of them were just plain weird, I bought it elsewhere and still have it. I do look at it once in a while, but I have never completed any of the projects and doubt that I ever will. ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christy - Goodreads

Interesting ways to extend a few wire techniques. I really liked the loose way she works and how she makes simple shapes look elegant. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
Hip 2B Square Pin
53
Bewitching Charm Necklace
64
Orbital Necklace
71
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Kathy Frey is a professional jewelry designer with a studio in Chicago, where she lives downtown with her husband Dan and their two dogs. Kathy has been designing jewelry for more than ten years, but only recently has her business expanded to a full time endeavor. She earned a degree in graphic design from Carnegie Mellon University. You can find Kathy's jewelry at boutiques, galleries and juried art fairs across the country.

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