Wired Beautiful 30+ Jewelry Projects to Hammer, Coil, Spiral and Twist (Paperback)
|Author: Heidi Boyd|
|Wired Beautiful features 30+ projects and a complete basic techniques section that will have you excited about the numerous ways of using wire in your jewelry projects. Best-selling author Heidi Boyd brings her sensible instruction and beautiful design skills to wire jewelry. Beginners will learn the ins and outs of working with wire for their jewelry designs while more experienced jewelry makers will enjoy the fresh design approach and great techniques. Each chapter includes step-by-step photos and expert instruction for each project, as well as inspirational variations.|
From the Publisher:
Wired Beautiful features 30 projects that will get you excited about the many ways you can use wire in your jewelry projects. Best-selling author Heidi Boyd takes you through the ins and outs of working with wire for your jewelry designs. You'll learn how to make wire do your bidding in four detailed chapters: Spiraled & Coiled, Linked & Hammered, Wrapped & Bundled and Knotted & Stitched. Each project includes clear step-by-step photos and detailed instructions.
With Wired Beautiful, you'll discover:
? Unique techniques. Introduces traditional wire techniques, but also new methods not typically found in wire-jewelry books, such as using a knitting spool, creating cages and flower shaping.
? Fresh designs and great basics. In addition to the 30 projects?including bracelets, earrings, necklaces pendants and rings?you'll learn basic jewelry-making techniques you can use in your own designs.
? Easy-to-find materials. You'll be introduced to a range of materials you can easily find at your favorite online and local craft supply retailers.
Let Wired Beautiful wrap you up in great jewelry!