Silver Wire Jewelry: Projects to Coil, Braid & Knit

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Lark Books, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 80 pages
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With a coil, braid, and twist, plus other ingeniously easy techniques, these magnificent silver bracelets, necklaces, and earrings take lovely shape. Each of the 99 projects, illustrated with color photos and diagrams, shows exactly why wire jewelry has become today's hot craft. All that's needed are very basic tools and this helpful advice on making coils, plying wires, stretching out the coils to form graceful waves, joining rings to make elegant chains, fashioning wire into figure eights, incorporating beads, or creating crocheted adornments. Pretty earrings come in a delicate teardrop or corkscrew style, a flat braided necklace has a unique, oxidized finish, and the traditional chain mail bracelet features freshwater pearls. Every piece in this handsome collection is graded for difficulty. A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.

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Excellent coverage of wire arts for the intermediate jewelry maker who is ready to move on and needs to know what sort of wire art they can try next. The book covers coiling, braiding, knitting ... Read full review

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Necklace with Hematite Beads 22 Earrings with Hematite Beads 22 Silver Coil Bracelet with Freshwater
Joining Rings 31 Making Your Own Rings 31 Simple Chain of Large and Small Rings 32 Simple Necklace
Finishing the Braid 56 Fashioning the Braid into a Ring 56 Coil Segments and SClasps 57 Braiding Three Strands
Endings for Wire and Monofilament 70 Ending a Single Strand with a Bead 70 Ending Several Strands with a Bead

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