By Kerry Bogert
This fresh approach to design shows jewelry artists the secret to combining sterling silver wire with colored wire and glass beads to produce high-end looks. Tips and tricks for making easier, more successful wirework accompany the 20 designs for earrings, bracelets, and necklaces. Techniques for coiling and wire wrapping are included along with how-tos for making clasps and wire components. Along with suggestions for exploring color in jewelry creation, the manual also features variation ideas to show how simply changing colors in a design can transform a piece. Necessary methods and project outlines are displayed through step-by-step photos and offer wire crafters the opportunity to hone their talents to produce unique and creative pieces.
- 144 pages; softcover.
- Published in 2010 by Interweave.