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Making Metal Beads

Author : Pauline Warg
ISBN : 1579907121
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 36. 70 MB
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HANDICRAFTS. With this comprehensive guide, jewellers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper and brass. Crafters will build a repertoire of skills, from surface embellishing to adding decorative elements. A gallery of handmade beads provides inspiration. With this comprehensive guide, jewellers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper and brass. An introduction provides metalwork basics, followed by design ideas and techniques. Transform commercial beads using simple stamping, chasing and dimpling. Use cold connections to produce riveted and woven beads. Create variations in the form by using patterned, textured or hammered sheet metal. Crafters will build a repertoire of skills, from surface embellishing to adding decorative elements. A gallery of handmade beads provides inspiration.

Making Metal Beads

Author : Pauline Warg
ISBN : 1600596096
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 25. 48 MB
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With this comprehensive guide, jewelers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper, and brass. An introduction provides metalwork basics, followed by design ideas and techniques. Transform commercial beads using simple stamping, chasing, and dimpling. Use cold connections to produce riveted and woven beads. Create variations in the form by using patterned, textured, or hammered sheet metal. Crafters will build a repertoire of skills, from surface embellishing to adding decorative elements. A gallery of handmade beads provides inspiration.

Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads

Author : Linda Kaye-Moses
ISBN : 9781616732905
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 60. 26 MB
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Precious metal clay (PMC) is an innovative material that combines the workability of clay with the beautiful finish and durability of precious metals. The material is easy to manipulate and shape by hand to make beads for bracelets, necklaces, and other jewelry. This book contains fifteen projects for creating fine silver beads and a design gallery of 25 additional jewelry pieces. Intro chapters include information about tools and techniques. Projects are organized workshop-style, to build skills cumulatively.

Making Designer Bead Wire Jewelry

Author : Tammy Powley
ISBN : 9781616737917
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 71. 35 MB
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Jewelry making is one of the most popular craft trends, and its audience continues to grow. Few jewelry books on the market emphasize the importance of the design relationship between beads, wire, and jewelry findingsùthe ônuts and boltsö of any piece. This book will show not only how to design and build your own spectacular jewelry out of beads and wire but how to design and create your own findings as well. Most jewelry making books are geared for the beginner and provide little information for intermediate to advanced jewelry makers. Making Designer Bead and Wire Jewelry contains illustrated how-to techniques, full-color project photos, project instructions, and numerous tips that enhance the styles and skills presented. Intermediate and advanced jewelry makers will learn new techniques for creating signature elements for their designs, while beginners will get a handle on honing their skills.

Making Metal Jewelry

Author : Joanna Gollberg
ISBN : 1579908128
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 78. 18 MB
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"Make elegant imaginative jewelry by learning easy ways to join metal that don't require a solder or a torch."--From publisher description.

Jewelry Making And Beading For Dummies

Author : Heather Dismore
ISBN : 9781118497814
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 90. 97 MB
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Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains, and more Want to make jewelry and gifts from scratch? This new edition of Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies provides the easy-to-understand information that makes it easy. Updated information on getting started and setting up the necessities of a jewelry maker's workshop New innovative ideas for materials such as making beads from scratch, customizing components like glass pendants, and up-cycling found objects for new creations Updated trends including Victorian, Steampunk, Indian-inspired, and wrap bracelets Advice on how to gain project ideas through websites like Pinterest without infringing on someone's rights New and updated information on setting up a storefront, turning your hobby into a business, and gaining exposure through Etsy.com, blogs, and social media sites From attaching clasps to working with wire to stringing beads, the companion DVD features watch-and-learn episodes that show you step-by-step how to create one-of-a-kind designs using beads, glass, found objects, special mementos, and more With hundreds of detailed photos—now featured in full-color—Jewelry Making & Beading For Dummies is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and assorted gifts.

Teach Yourself Visually Jewelry Making And Beading

Author : Chris Franchetti Michaels
ISBN : 9781118153116
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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You've probably coveted jewelry you've seen in artsy boutiques and fashion magazines or envied friends who have the perfect bling to accent everything. With this book, you'll learn to craft designs that are chic but inexpensive. With hundreds of detailed photos, this book covers tools and supplies, bead stringing and weaving, wire wrapping, and more. Terrific projects will get you started and inspire you to create your own jewelry and beadwork designs. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Each skill or technique is defined and described Detailed color photos demonstrate each step Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Metal Clay Beads

Author : Barbara Becker Simon
ISBN : 160059025X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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When you combine two bestselling topics like metal clay and beading and then add one of the most talented and respected artists in the business, you've got a winning combination. In this unique, comprehensive reference, Barbara Becker Simon treats readers to 22 outstanding metal clay bead projects. An introductory section guides them through all the fundamentals, from forming and joining the clay to firing and finishing. Crafters learn how to add gemstones, glass and other objects; use moulded and carved texture plates; etch photographs into a surface; develop rich patinas and more. From the Porcupine Pearl Bead to a Polygon Box Bead, the projects are both timely and sophisticated.

Stamped Metal Jewelry

Author : Lisa Niven Kelly
ISBN : 9781620333198
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 79. 38 MB
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Stamped Metal Jewelry teaches multiple metal stamping and texturing techniques, and the projects incorporate wirework and metalsmithing to create fabulous necklaces, beads, charms, bracelets, cuffs, and earrings. The book opens with an extensive section on stamping, wirework, and metalsmithing tools and techniques. With these skills, you can begin the inspiring jewelry designs with confidence. Nineteen projects cover a variety of techniques and designs such as creating charms, incorporating stamped links into beaded projects, making stamped links from flat wire and wire-wrapping them together, stamping on blanks and layering them, riveting, texturing metal, oxidizing, and more. In addition to Lisa's projects, the book features contributions by nationally known guest artists Tracy Stanley, Kriss Silva, Lisa Claxton, Kate Richbourg, Janice Berkebile, and Connie Fox.

Making Jewelry From Polymer Clay

Author : Sophie Arzalier
ISBN : 9780811706940
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 20. 79 MB
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Use texture, materials, canes, and mixed techniques to create thirty different projects in a variety of modern, sophisticated looks Techniques for making interesting beads and pendants as well as projects combining these beads into complete sets of jewelry How to make necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, pins, and more Polymer clay is a versatile and easy-to-work-with medium, as this book shows. The thirty jewelry projects in it cover a wide range of styles, from simple, beachy necklaces to ornate baroque pendants to modern rings and bracelets. Detailed instructions are given for techniques such as making canes, using molds and stamps, layering, and blending colors. The projects then combine these techniques into finished pieces in a variety of styles.

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