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How to transform beads, semiprecious stones, pearls, crystals, wood, and wire into wearable works of art.
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Making Your Own Jewelry is packed with ideas for attractive, innovative and often surprisingly inexpensive jewelry to make at home. It features over 20 practical and original projects for earrings, brooches, bangles, necklaces and matching jewelry sets in a wide variety of styles and materials. These range from high-fashion, 'chunky' designs such as curtain ring earrings to a more classically ornate crystal necklace. Readymade jewelry components such as beads, semi-precious stones, pearls and shells, together with more unusual materials such as fabric, modelling materials and plastics, all find their place among the stunning designs. As the author explains, attractive jewelry can be made using everyday 'found' objects including wire links, bobbins or hat pins. Beautifully illustrated throughout with specially commissioned color photographs and step-by-step illustrations, the projects are presented clearly in easy-to-follow sequences which explain the basic jewelry techniques required to create the designs presented here.About the Author:
She is known for the skill of crafting sophisticated designs with easy techniques and little money, and with her book, Making Your Own Jewelry, Wendy Haig Milne is now passing her know-how on to fellow crafters of all skill levels. Wendy was trained as a silversmith and jeweler at Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland. She worked for a jeweler before setting up her own workshop and gallery in Aberdeen, Scotland. She works on commision in a number of materials such as gold, silver, precious stones, clay and resins. Wendy also runs craft classes for children.
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Book Description Storey Books, North Adams, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1994. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Glossy pictorial hardcover. No DJ. Minimal shelfwear. Provides illustrated instructions for twenty practical projects that include earrings, bracelets, necklaces, brooches, etc. With information on materials and methods. Seller Inventory # 4805-11
Book Description Storey Publishing, LLC, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110882668838
Book Description Storey Publishing, LLC, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0882668838