An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire WrappingBook - 2009
Seeking new design possibilities combined with solid technique instruction, intermediate artists can achieve the look of designer wire jewelry with this step-by-step guide to wireworking. The introduction to materials, supplies, and techniques includes such topics as how to work with hard wire, when to use tempers and why, using geometry in wire jewelry formulations, shaping with and without mandrels, and choosing the right gemstones, among others. Following the introductions are 18 classic, stunning projects that explore and hone the skills developed throughout the guide, as well as a gallery of sample work for further inspiration.
Publisher: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave, 2009.
Characteristics: 127 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)