Crocheted Wire Jewelry
Innovative Designs & Projects by Leading ArtistsPaperback - 2006
Arline Fisch is a top international designer whose exquisite pieces sell for thousands of dollars. And with this lushly illustrated guide, the world s foremost expert in adapting textile techniques for metal takes the art to an entirely new level. With Arline s thorough overview of the basics, even beginners can make breathtaking crocheted wire jewellery. She explains the unique characteristics of wire, how to achieve the best results and all the fundamental stitches, along with more advanced techniques such as making hairpin lace with wire. Twenty-eight outstanding projects come from a roster of world-famous contemporary jewelers. They include a gorgeous geometric pinwheel brooch and an amazing necklace crafted in chain stitch from strands of wire in seven different colors, accented with pearls, crystal, and obsidian. Arline M. Fisch is a world-recognized jewellery designer and a Professor of Art at San Diego State University. Her work has been widely exhibited in public collections around the world, including The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The National Kyoto, Museum of Modern Art in Japan and The American Craft Museum in New York. In 1985 she was named a "Living Treasure of California" by the California legislature for her work as an artist, educator, author and contributor to the field of American crafts.
Publisher: New York, NY : Lark Books, c2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 745.5942
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.