Way Cool Wire Tools Collection
Whether you want a whimsical and organic design, or a professional and polished style, your wire working skills are about to be enhanced!
Create stunning jewelry designs by getting back to the basics — working with wire. By focusing on this fundamental skill, you will excel in designing original handmade pieces that will be both delicate and sturdy. Jewelry artisans such as Susan Ray, Tammy Honaman, and Sarah Thompson share their expertise with you so you can bring to life over 40 projects! This collection also includes two specialty tools that are perfect for adding unique embellishments to your wire work, like spirals and crimps. Discover all the exciting ways you can work with wire, and continue to take your jewelry making skills to the next level!
For ONLY $39.99, create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces that show off your wire-working techniques!
See what's inside the collection:
|Artistic Wire Spiral Maker
Create perfect spirals that you can add to your jewelry, crafts, and more. Simply just insert wire into the device, center it, and then twist the handle until the desired size of coil is achieved. For best results, use artistic wire, German Style Wire, and soft wire that is 20 gage or smaller.
|Artistic Wire Crinkler
Using wire that is 20 gauge or finer, you will insert the wire in and guide it to the center of the gears. Then, turn the gear until the wire is moving and you can decide how much "crinkle" you want to add to your piece! This tool also provides different styles of gears, for more rounded or pointed crinkle.
|Chunky Multistrand Pearl and Crystal Wire Necklace
by Tammy Honaman
Learn how to create a full and luscious pearl necklace to update any outfit in your wardrobe. Tamara will demonstrate how to string beautiful freshwater pearls onto beading wire, and how to connect those strands to a chain. You will utilize crimps, crimp covers, and wire guardians for a hassle-free connection between chain and wire. Use contrasting colors or monochromatic colors, twisted or straight layers, and standard or natural-shaped pearls for a completely unique take on this elegant necklace.
|Wire Jewelry Workshop
by Susan Ray
Susan Ray knows the classic basic wire jewelry techniques are always in style. Learn how to create special wire jewelry pieces with more than 20 exciting, challenging and simple jewelry making projects. This guide is a must-have for any jewelry artist or beginner looking to master new techniques. Learn how to make a wire bracelet, a necklace, earrings, rings and much more with these unique projects. When you start with these basic wire working techniques you can create your own special pieces. Learn how to wrap wire, how to twist wire and how to coil wire and get ready to start creating!
|Fine Art Wire Weaving eBook
by Sarah Thompson
In Fine Art Wire Weaving eBook, you'll explore working with super-fine wires (28 gauge - 30 gauge) to create 20 delicate, sophisticated pieces with a "wow" factor that's easier than it looks thanks to expert instruction. Using techniques in layering, symmetry, and dimensional shaping, you'll come away with a strong foundation in wire working that will help you in future projects. Paired with beautiful, full-color photography, you'll not only learn how to work with these fine wires successfully, but what to do when one of your projects goes awry, as well. Everything you need to know about creating stunning wire jewelry designs is in here!
|Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, March 2016
It's time to get ahead in the jewelry-making world, and this issue explores innovative designs that will expand both your metal-working techniques and your knowledge of technology! From using a computer circuit board to create a piece of jewelry to learning how-to access your phone from your ring, you will be blown away by all the inventive and useful ideas that are given in detail. The 21st century is here to stay, and this issue also uncovers the latest techniques for adding 3D wire sculpture to your jewelry designs! Then, get back to your roots and learn how to work with Tourmaline so it shows off its beauty and glam in Jim Perkin's "Star Trek Trillon" facet design. Spring is just around the corner, and many of the projects in this issue are organic and build off from a natural style.
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