9780871167033

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry Step-by-Step Techniques, 20 Versatile Designs

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  • ISBN13:

    9780871167033

  • ISBN10:

    0871167034

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/19/2013
  • Publisher: Kalmbach Books
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Summary

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry is a guide to understanding and using wire weaves to create 20 beautiful freeform jewelry projects. With a tight focus on five wire weaves—over-under, over-over, coiling, looping, and circular weaving — the reader will learn by making rings, pins, earrings, pendants, clasps, and bracelets. Author Kaska Firor offers a wonderful variety of symmetrical and asymmetrical designs to inspire the budding wireworker, in addition to showing the evolution of wirework design from simple to complex for more advanced jewelry-makers.

Author Biography

Kaska Firor sells her jewelry at shows around the Midwest, has won numerous awards and has been published in various magazines. She both teaches jewelry classes in her studio and around the nation and lives in Cincinnati, OH.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Basics

About Wire
Other Tools and Supplies
Techniques
Simple Wire Skills
Frame Wire Techniques
Weaving Tips
Finishing Techniques

Chapter 2: The Weaves
Over-Under Weave
Dagger Earrings
Woven Toggle Clasp
Wave Bracelet

Over-Over Weave
Ribbon Bracelet
Twisted Ribbon Earrings
Filigree Necklace

Circular Weave
In Full Bloom Bracelet
Gnarly Bracelet

Looping
Hoop Earrings
River Stone Pendant

Coiling
Triangular Earrings
Snail Pendant

Chapter 3: The Next Level
Crystal Spiral Ring
Braided Bracelet
Hart of Gold Necklace
Green Bubbles Bracelet
Bead Tapestry Necklace
Cabochon Ring
Cabochon Wing Pendant
In Harmony Pendant

Gallery
About the Author

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