Expert tips and tricks for making beautiful wire jewelry are at your fingertips-anywhere you go. Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, it shows you how to use wirework tools and supplies to make attractive necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings using the hottest techniques: making jump rings, head pins, and eye pins; creating and connecting drops and links; making clasps and ear wires; twisting wire; wrapping within a framework; creating wire chains; using a wire jig; and more.
Chris Franchetti Michaels (Davis, CA) is a writer and jewelry artisan specializing in beaded designs, wirework, and metal fabrication. She has written extensively about jewelry and jewelry making on the Internet since 2003, and she is the author of Teach Yourself Visually Jewelry Making & Beading, Beading Visual Quick Tips, and Wire Jewelry Visual Quick Tips. Chris has also appeared on several episodes of the DIY Network television show Jewelry Making, and her designs have been featured in popular jewelry project books. Visit her website BeadJewelry.net for more help and inspiration.
Jewelry Making Wire. Wirework Tools. Safety, Storage, and Organization. Basic Wirework. More Advanced Techniques. Wire Chains. Using a Wire Jig. Appendix. References and Resources. Index.