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Join wire and metal artist Janice Berkebile for this wire jewelry tutorial that explores how to make four wire-wrapped stone designs. Discover how to create beautiful and functional wire cages using simple wire-wrapping and weaving techniques. Learn Janice's techniques for transforming focal pieces into wire jewelry masterpieces.
Go in depth with Janice as she takes you step by step through everything you need to know from detailed tools and setup lists to finishing your wire jewelry designs with oxidation and more. From a simple single wire loop, to capturing a focal stone in a woven wire cage, discover a design that inspires your wire jewelry projects! Whether your stone has a drilled hole or not, craft a beautiful and unique wire-wrapped cabochon that will pump up your designs.
Create beautiful wire-wrapped stones as you:
• Discover how to weave a flat band of basketweave into two stone setting designs, perfect for a flat-backed stone or center-drilled stone
• Learn how wrapping, spiraling and looping can add pizzazz and security to your wire jewelry patterns
• Discover all the steps you need to know to be successful, from creating bails and jumprings, to expertly adding wire to your designs
Learn her expert tips and tricks for effectively using pliers, flush-cutters, a chasing hammer and a micro torch
• See techniques for incorporating beads and dangling charms into your focals for a truly dazzling design
• And much, much more!
Running time: 1 hour 36 minutes
Plays in all regions
DVD is shrink-wrapped and returnable if unopened.
About the author: Janice Berkebile is a wire and metal artist, author and instructor who teaches at Fusion Beads in Seattle, WA, and in bead stores across the country. She has contributed projects to several Interweave magazines. Janice partnered with Tracy Stanley to form Wired Arts. Janice and Tracy have co-authored the book, Making Wire & Bead Jewelry: Artful Wirework Techniques. Janice also can be seen in her first DVD, Easy Jewelry Chain Making.