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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading


Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading


Teach Yourself VISUALLY Consumer, Band 6 1. Aufl.

von: Chris Franchetti Michaels

16,99 €

Verlag: Visual Books
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 17.12.2007
ISBN/EAN: 9780470179024
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 304

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Beschreibungen

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
Chapter 1 Introduction to Jewelry Making and Beading Become a Jewelry Artisan 4Beads and Beading Supplies 6Wire and Wirework Supplies 18Macramé Knotting and Braiding Supplies 24Jewelry Findings 26Chapter 2  The Art of Design Color Harmony 32Weight, Texture, and Proportion 36Motif and Pattern 38Keep Track of Ideas 39Chapter 3 Basic Bead Stringing Techniques Lay Out a Design 42Select a Stringing Material 44Select a Finishing Method 46String and Finish Beading Wire 47String and Finish Beading Cord 54String and Finish Beading Thread 66String and Finish Memory Wire 70Chapter 4 More Advanced Bead Stringing Techniques String Multiple Strands 74Knot Between Beads 78Create Beaded Lace, Drops, Fringe, and Tassels 82Use Beads or Buttons in Place of Findings 88Chapter 5 Bead Weaving Bead Weaving Patterns 94Select Beads, Thread, and Needle 95Work with Beading Thread for Bead Weaving 98Weave the Basic Off-Loom Stitches 102Weave on a Loom 112Common Finishing Techniques 116Chapter 6 Basic Wirework Select Your Wire 120Wirework Safety 125Make Jump Rings, Eye Pins, and Head Pins 126Create Wire-and-Bead Drops and Links 136Make Wire Hook Clasps 142Assemble Some Basic Wire Chains 150Chapter 7 More Advanced Wirework Techniques Make a Wrapped Briolette Drop 156Use Double Wire 158Wrap Beads Within a Framework 162Create More Wire Clasps 170Construct Elaborate Wire Chain 176Make a Wire Finger Ring 180Using a Wire Jig chapter 8Basic Technique 186Make Wire Connectors 187Form Ear Wires 196Wire Jig Patterns 200Chapter 9 Macramé Knotting and Beading Cord Terminology 204Set Up a Knotting Board 206Learn the Basic Macramé Knots 208Add Beads Between Macramé Knots 216Braid Cords Together 218Chapter 10 Easy Projects Funky Beaded Stretch Bracelet Set 224Hill Tribe Silver and Gemstone Necklace 226Memory Wire and Crystal Heart Finger Ring 228Beaded Square Knot Hemp Bracelet 230Cosmic Crystal Drop Earrings 232Men’s Rugged Leather and Bead Necklace 234Celtic Wirework Charm Bracelet 236Even-Count Flat Peyote Stitch Finger Ring 238Dancing Bell Daisy Chain Bookmark 240Chapter 11 Intermediate Projects Multi-Strand Tin Cup Anklet 244Beaded Multi-Knot Hemp Choker 248Briolette Pendant Ribbon Necklace 251Gothic Bead Lace Collar Necklace 254Cherry Blossom Loomwork Bracelet 257Byzantine and Turquoise Drop Earrings 260Wirework Bead Cuff Bracelet 262Modern Square Stitch Table Mat 264Beaded Framework Link Bracelet 267Four-Strand Braided Leather Bracelet 270Chapter 12 Expanding Your Horizons Choose a Specialized Path 274Find Advanced Help and Training 278Turn Your Hobby into a Business 279Appendix: Reference Materials 280Index 286
Chris Franchetti Michaels is a writer and jewelry artisan specializing in beaded designs, wirework, and metal fabrication. She has written extensively about jewelry and jewelry making on the Internet since 2003, and she is the author of Beading VISUAL Quick Tips, Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork. Chris has also appeared on several episodes of the DIY Network television show Jewelry Making, and her designs have been featured in popular jewelry project books. Visit her website BeadJewelry.net for more help and inspiration.
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

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