Chicago jewelry designer Ani Afshar invites you to a workshop in your own studio where you can learn her step-by-step methods for weaving jewelry with beads and sterling silver wire. She'll help you create 5- and 3-strand necklaces and a 3-strand pearl bracelet, with beads of your choice or similar to those she demonstrates. 141 close-up color photographs of each step show her hand positions, tools, and progressive stages of development. Her clear explanations of the techniques she uses will ensure your success. Also included is a gallery of similar jewelry Ani has made that use the same techniques. Be inspired to design your own. If you need supplies, kits are available for the jewelry in this book.
d104ile weaver Ani Afshar was the original wired necklace designer 15 years ago, creating an established look. Her creative spirit channeled the fabric arts into a line of unique and trendy jewelry at the forefront of modern design. She maintains a fashionable jewelry boutique in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago.