Making Colorful Wire & Beaded Jewelry
35 Fabulous DesignsBook - 2006
Highlighting the flexibility and fun of working with wire, these original designs twist, spiral, and wrap their way through necklaces, bracelets, and rings. Using only a few simple tools, a spool of wire, and a sprinkling of beads, aspiring jewelry designers can create adornments from metallic or colored wire. Projects are easy to adapt to taste and level of expertise, and wire-working techniques build up from simple to stunning, inspiring beginners and old hands alike. There are smart and sophisticated gold and silver wire designs, such as the Waterfall Chain necklace, as well as more casual designs made with colored wire, funky beads, and tiny seashells, including the Belly Dancer Bracelet or Exotic Charm Necklace. With sections on styles and further variations, this is a guide for anyone who wants to add some shine to their repertoire.