Bead & Wire Art Jewelry: Techniques & Designs for all Skill Levels

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Krause Publications, Mar 2, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Fashion Beads and Wire into Stunning Jewelry Jewelry artists look no further, Bead & Wire Art Jewelry is THE resource you need to bring together two of your favorite mediums - bead and wire. From simple stringing to extensive wirework, author J. Marsha Michler's detailed, step-by-step instructions will show you how to create over 50 stunning pieces of jewelry. Learn techniques including stringing, stitching, jigwork and loomwork, and even learn to make your own findings. From easy to advanced, you will find a project to suit your skill level and tastes. This inspirational book features 50+ easy, intermediate and advanced jewelry projects A variety of rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces Variations to inspire your creativity
 

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User Review  - mariomom52 - Overstock.com

I saw this book at a bead store and knew it would be a great resource. The price at Overstock.com was definitely within my budget for such a great book. If you want to bend wire into beautiful jewelry you must have this book! Read full review

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User Review  - beadinggem - LibraryThing

The only book I've seen that shows how to make a toggle and clasp. The outstanding projects are the thick wire bangles. Beautifully photographed and laid out. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
6
Getting Started
7
Beads
10
Wire
12
Beading Wires Threads and Needles
13
WIREWORKING TECHNIQUES AND FINDINGS
14
Connector and End Cap
16
Chains
17
Wired Turquoise Bracelet
66
Crystal Rose Pendant
68
Pewter Beads Bracelet
70
Beaded Cuff
72
Feather Key Ring
74
Crocheted Chain Bracelet
76
Crocheted Chain Necklace
78
Pearls with Fancy Clasp and Earrings
80

Clasps
18
Coils
21
Forming Wire
23
Ear Wires
24
Wrapping
25
BEADING TECHNIQUES
26
Knotting Bead Cord
27
Peyote Stitch
29
Embroidery
30
Classic Beaded Necklace
34
Crystal Beaded Strand
36
Pearl Cluster Necklace
38
Hammered Links Bracelet and Earrings
40
Burma Jade Bracelet and Earrings
42
Rhodonite Drops Necklace
44
TripleLoop Bracelet
46
Graceful Chain Bracelet
48
Beaded Links Necklace
50
Loopy Loops Necklace
52
Beaded Charm Necklace
54
Hammered Drops Necklace
56
Post Earrings
58
Earrings Collection 1
60
Endless Chain and Earrings
63
Tube Bead Bracelet
82
Earrings Collection 2
84
Twists and Braids Cuff
88
Chandelier Pendant and Earrings
90
Circle and Fan Pendant
92
Freeform Cuff
94
Tasseled Pendant
96
Butterfly Pendant
98
Rippling Waters Cuff
100
Elegant Neck Ring
102
Ring Collection
104
Coral and Turquoise Necklace
106
WesternStyle Bracelet
108
Malachite Twist Necklace
110
MultiStrand Necklace
112
Assemblage Necklace
114
Embroidered Cuff
116
Tapestry Pin and Earrings
118
Earrings Collection 3
120
Trio of Hearts Necklace
124
Appendix
127
Resources
128
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