This comprehensive guide to working with wire, focusing on the intricate and rewarding craft of wire weaving, will delight and inspire all levels of jewellery-maker. The 24 projects, ranging from elegant pendants to earrings, rings, brooches and bracelets, will appeal to a wide range of tastes and are grouped into beginner, intermediate and advanced sections so that confidence grows in the reader to feel able to move on a stage. Abby's experience running tutorials on this wonderful craft shines out in the clarity of the step-by-step instruction for each project and the invaluable tools and techniques section. To Abby, teaching is all about getting the detail right and taking out the guess work so the maker can concentrate on the end result of a beautiful piece of jewellery.
Abby Hook has been making jewellery since she was a child and has focused on wire techniques for the past 10 years. She currently teaches her skills and designs through online tutorials and is an approved teacher on www.jewelrylessons.com. She is also one of the judges for Jewelry Lessons' International competition. Abby has also contributed several articles in GMC Publication's respected Making Jewellery magazine.