Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders: Creative Wirework Projects for All Levels

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Kalmbach Publishing, Co., 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 111 pages
Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders features projects that combine wireworking skills with beaded jewelry design. The book is technique-driven, with chapters on wire fundamentals, terminology, materials, and basic wireworking techniques, and projects that develop the reader's skills. The projects incorporate gemstones, crystal, glass, and pearls and are designed for both beaders and wireworkers of all skill levels. Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders includes appealing designs -- all tested -- for necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pins, and jewelry components.

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User Review  - crikeyjosue -

Very enticing photos great book even for beginners. Makes you want to start straight away! Some of the projects are a little samey but other than that Im glad I made the purchase! Read full review

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User Review  - gitanalatina48 -

This book is a good resource but its not for the novice. The projects are a bit involved and they require some background knowledge on bending wire scolling a design the the stepped wire wrapping ... Read full review


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Wire Jewelry for Beaders are On the Vine necklace
Beaded Leaf framed pin
Wirewrapped Stone pendant
Leaf Silhouettes necklace and earrings
Spiral Cuff bracelet
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About the author (2009)

Irina Miech is an artist, teacher, and the author of a series of popular how-to books on metal clay jewelry design for beaders. She also oversees a 6,000-square-foot retail bead supply business and classroom studio, where she teaches classes in beading, wirework, and metal clay. The metal clay certification program she designed is recognized by the PMC Guild. Her previous books are Metal Clay for Beaders , More Metal Clay for Beaders, and Inventive Metal Clay. Her jewelry designs also have been featured in Bead&Button, BeadStyle, and Art Jewelry magazines.

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