This comprehensive guide to wire-wrapping jewelry covers all the techniques beginners need to know!30 expert wire wrapping techniques step-by-step, including simple loops, cluster wrap, adding beads to wrapping wire, adding a coil element, wrapping sequential layers, and more8 stylish DIY projects for statement jewelry like necklaces, pendants, hairpins, and earringsComprehensive guide includes step-by-step instructions, lists of materials and tools needed, and helpful tips and tricksBeginner-friendly for anyone who is new to wire wrapping or just wants to brush up on techniques
Wire wrapping is a quick and easy technique that will take your jewelry craft to the next level. A little wire, a few simple tools, and some brightly colored beads are all you need to start creating your own intriguing fashion statements! By adding new wires to basic links, you can alter simple shapes into complex and fascinating focal designs.
Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Techniques teaches 30 expert wire wrapping methods for jewelry wire, such as forming bent-wire links, working a wrapping pattern, wrapping sequential layers, embellishing decorative loops, adding coil elements, and much more. This comprehensive guide to wire wrap jewelry includes 8 step-by-step projects for stunning necklaces, pendants, hairpins, and earrings.
Internationally recognized craft author and instructor Lora S. Irish shows you how to use a handful of tools and materials to produce fun and elegant pieces simply by learning the basic steps. Achieve that bold designer look without breaking the bank!
In Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Techniques, you'll learn how to:Add texture using tightly packed wirewrapped coilsAdd a grunge look using random, loosely packed twists and turnsAdd bead clusters anywhere on a bentwire linkSecure free-floating arms and anchor open hoopsExperiment with added coils and beaded wiresCreate intricate woven patterns with wireCreate connecting loops to add side chains and earring hooksAnd much more!
This handy jewelry guide from the legendary Lora Irish will have even beginners creating eye candy jewelry that's runway ready!
"It may take practice to get as good as Irish... but it will surely be worth it"
—BRISTOL HERALD COURIER
" takes you through the basics... and then sets you on the path to designing your own pieces right away so you can free your inner jewelry artist"
"If you are interested in designing jewelry using wirewrapping techniques, then is a must"