Step By Step Wire Jewelry, February/March 2016

Have fun with your jewelry designs and work through SW1602_1_1creations that focus on refining your wire-working techniques!

You’ll love this issue if:

  • You are looking for a variety of quick and easy projects to more advanced jewelry designs
  • You want to learn how to make statement pieces, such as eye-catching pendants, braided maille cuff bracelets, and no-clasp bangles.
  • You want to work with a variety of metals including sterling silver, annealed steel, and copper

This winter, warm up your wire-working skills and plunge into the newest digital edition of Step By Step Wire Jewelry! Top jewelry makers, such as Karen Meador, Rebecca Nunn, Kylie Jones, and more, bring you inventive projects that will have you expanding your repertoire. Use a modified soumak weave to create visually dynamic earrings, and advance your stone setting with a versatile ring project designed by Kimberly Newman. Whether you want creative shapes or elegant surfaces to define your piece, your options are endless!

Here’s a peek inside!

Meador Bangle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Woven Wire No-Clasp Bangle
by Karen Meador, Ph.D.

 

 

 

 

Thompson Earrings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cygnus Hoop Earrings
By Sarah Thompson

 

 

 

 

Newman Ring

 

 

 

 

 

 
World of Wonder Ring
By Kimberly Newman

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prais-Hintz Necklace

 

 

 

 

 
AlphabetiQ Necklace
by Erin Prais-Hintz

 

 

 

 

 

Ingram Necklace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scribblelink Necklace
By Sandy Ingram

 

 

 

 

 

 

Formanski Bead Caps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Punched Metal Bead Caps
By Aisha Formanski

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jones Bracelet

 

 

 

 

 

Braided Maille Cuff
By Kylie Jones

 

 

 

 

 

5-Minute Jewelry: Crystal Wrapped Earrings
By Becky Nunn

 

DEPARTMENTS
Patinas and Coatings by Melissa Cable
Color Canvas: Tea Time by Heather Powers
Spotlight by Sara Richardson

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