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Why spend hundreds of dollars stocking up on expensive manufactured clasps, jumprings, ear wires, bails and much more when you can get exactly what you need for a fraction of the cost? With Handcrafted Wire Findings you can learn how to make all of these things and more with your choice of materials. From sterling silver, fine silver and German silver to copper, brass and artistic wire you can use whatever material fits your budget to make just the custom components you want. Who wouldn't want to have fun making jewelry AND save money at the same time?
Included are over 30 projects for making many different and useful custom wire findings. Starting off with fundamental skills for beginners then progressing for more ambitious and sophisticated designs, Handcrafted Wire Findings offers great projects for crafters and jewelry makers of all skill levels. A variety of techniques are also highlighted, including basic wirework, texturizing, silver fusing, adding patina and traditional finishes. With all of these possibilities, there is no limit to what you can create with your own money-saving hand-made jewelry components.
Softcover, full color, 128 pages
Book size: 9 x 8-1/2 inches
Level: Intermediate to advanced
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the authors: Denise Peck is the editor of Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine. She is also the author of the best-selling books 101 Wire Earrings, Wire Style and Wire Style 2.
Jane Dickenson is the author of Chain Style and a freelance editor, writer and jewelry designer. She was formerly the editor of Step by Step Beads, Creative Jewelry and Bead Star magazines and a contributing editor to Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine.