Weave, Wrap, Coil : Creating Artisan Wire Jewelry, by Bombadier, Jodi
- ISBN: 9781596682009 | 1596682000
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/14/2010
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Wire jewelry enthusiasts are always looking for innovative ways to manipulate wire.Weave, Wrap, Coilshowcases a variety of techniques including weaving, coiling, wrapping, texturing, forging, and filing and offers way to truly create amazing combinations. Emphasizing wire weaving as the signature technique, and using both silver and copper wire,Weave, Wrap & Coilalso offers contemporary projects that will appeal to new and experienced wireworkers alike. Jewelry artists will first learn basic techniques as well as beginning cold metalwork tips.Weave, Wrap, Coilalso includes an overview of the properties and gauges of sterling silver and copper wires. Featured here are 25 projects in step-by-step photography and illustrations. Ranging from bracelets, necklaces, pendants, cuffs and rings, the projects use a variety of materials including beads, wire and stones. Each project is also grouped by level of difficulty with each level utilizing three to four of the important techniques. Jewelry artists will find inspiration in each project and then are finally encouraged to try their hand at customizing their own work.