The Art of Wire

fine wire offers an open, airy look that is delicate and feminine while strands of crocheted chain have an ethereal look. Crocheted wire can be stretched against clear plastic tubing to create a shadowy texture much like wool crepe ...

Author: J. Marsha Michler

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440231865

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Learn how to turn wire working into an art! Wire working only requires a few simple tools, but it provides endless opportunities to create artful jewelry. Whether you are new to jewelry making or a seasoned artist, wire is a medium rich in possibility. J. Marsha Michler, the author of Bead & Wire Art Jewelry, takes wire working to a new level inside these pages. Open The Art of Wire and discover: • An extensive technique section that introduces you to wire working through step-by-step photos and instructions. Learn the ins and outs of working with wire as well as how to create your own unique and beautiful findings to personalize your jewelry. • Five chapters, each focusing on a different wire-working technique. Learn how hammering, wrapping, filigree, crochet and dowel knitting can be used to transform your jewelry. • Over 30 beautiful jewelry projects including necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and brooches. Wrap, hammer, coil, curl, twist, dowel knit, and crochet your way through the pages of The Art of Wire to make your own fabulous, one-of-a-kind creations.

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop

An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping Dale Armstrong ISBN 978-1-59668-290-0 $26.95 Check out Jewelry Artist, a trusted guide to the art of gems, jewelry making, design, beads, minerals, and more. From beginners to experienced ...

Author: Sharilyn Miller

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781620333150

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Discover all you need to know to make stunning wire jewelry in Wire Art Jewelry Workshop. Through best-selling author and designer Sharilyn Miller's clear explanations and step-by-step photography, you'll learn expert techniques to making jewelry that is truly a work of art. Wire Art Jewelry Workshop is a comprehensive guide, filled with the basic building blocks of wire jewelry. From cleaning, straightening, twisting, and coiling wire to cage beads, heart-shaped ear wires and head pins, as well as bead connectors, Wire Art Jewelry Workshop teaches how to make solid findings and custom components. You'll then learn to combine these components into 16 original wire bracelet, earring, and necklace designs. Sharilyn's detailed instruction continues through the projects showing every step, from plain wire to finished piece. The projects can be made with classic silver or less-expensive copper wire to match your taste and budget. Plus, the enclosed DVD features Sharilyn's signature teaching style that jewelry makers of all levels can use to improve their craftsmanship and strengthen their techniques. Wire Art Jewelry Workshop offers everything you need to get started creating one-of-a-kind jewelry.

Inspired Wire

The world of wire jewelry is now at your fingertips. I hope my projects and ideas have given you a great source of inspiration for jewelry or any other type of art or design. Keep building on these techniques and learn new ones.

Author: Cynthia Wuller

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 9781627000703

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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Inspired Wire guides wireworkers of all levels through a personal journey of design and creativity. The author mentors the reader, smoothly introducing techniques and skills as they progress together from making simple to sophisticated jewelry. Clear instructions, a unique building-block approach to basics, step-by-step photographs, and an eight-page gallery of the author’s work make this book a stunning addition to any jewelry maker’s collection. 36 projects in all.

Wirework w DVD

When and how to use snap-set components. Choosing the right cabochons and gemstones. You'll find all the basic techniques discussed in Wirework with DVD on an included DVD, giving you a solid base for creating the projects in the book.

Author: Dale C Armstrong

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 1596682906

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Wirework with DVD is a step-by-step guide for the intermediate artist seeking new design possibilities combined with solid technique instruction. Jewelry artists will learn how to wire-wrap using faceted stones, how to create pendants with any size or shape of faceted stone, how to use several methods for working with and setting faceted stones, plus mixing wire gauges and tempers to create stable yet creative pieces. Dale "Cougar" Armstrong showcases her classic jewelry style and shows how to create beautiful custom bracelets, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and rings. In the eighteen projects included, you'll discover how to work with half-hard wire, when to use other tempers and why, as well as Dale's favorite tools and proper tool usage. Plus, you'll get comprehensive instructions about: Using geometry in wire-jewelry formulations. Making the correct right angles. Shaping with and without mandrels. Using found items for shaping. When and how to use snap-set components. Choosing the right cabochons and gemstones. You'll find all the basic techniques discussed in Wirework with DVD on an included DVD, giving you a solid base for creating the projects in the book.

Fine Art Wire Weaving

Wire jewelry has never been more popular--but you've never seen projects like this before! In Fine Art Wire Weaving, award-winning author Sarah Thompson shares her secrets to creating wire jewelry that's nothing short of spectacular.

Author: Sarah Thompson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781632500274

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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Wire jewelry has never been more popular--but you've never seen projects like this before! In Fine Art Wire Weaving, award-winning author Sarah Thompson shares her secrets to creating wire jewelry that's nothing short of spectacular. Using super-fine wires to create 20 delicate, sophisticated pieces, you'll achieve that "wow" factor, all under the guidance of an expert jewelry teacher. You'll learn how to work with these fine wires successfully, as well as what to do when one of your projects goes awry. Using techniques in layering, symmetry, and dimensional shaping, you'll come away with a strong foundation in wire working so you can create your own one-of-a-kind pieces. Paired with beautiful, 4-color photographs, Thompson gives you step-by-step instructions to creating jewelry to pretty to keep for yourselfâ€"but that you won't want to give away!

The Art of Resin Clay

One fundamental jewelry-making skill you'll find helpful is the ability to work with wire Wire is used to make attachments and to create basic jewelry designs With the right tools, such as pliers and wire cutters, it's easy to make ...

Author: Sherri Haab

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 9780823027248

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Discover the Creative Possibilities of Resin Clay Imagine being able to imitate the look of rare coral, create oversized but featherweight statement jewelry, or mix clay with other mediums—all without firing. The Art of Resin Clay explores the creative potential of this material, in both air-dry and two-part formulas, and guides you through everything you’ll need to get started: • Information on choosing the right kind of resin clay, essential tools and techniques, and safety guidelines • Tips for mixing colors, finishing, and adding jewelry findings • 20 projects covering a variety of creative techniques • Galleries of work by influential artists and crafts designers who use this versatile material

The Art of Good Housekeeping

To replace the fuse or fuse wire, first switch off the main switch on the consumer unit (or it may be on a separate switch box nearby). REWIRABLE FUSES On a blown rewirable fuse you should be able to see the broken wire and scorch marks ...

Author: Good Housekeeping Institute

Publisher: Collins & Brown

ISBN: 9781910231883

Category: House & Home

Page: 464

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All you need to run a modern home Hundreds of expert time-and-money-saving ideas A must-have for every household This indispensable manual is a must-have for every home. The Art of Good Housekeeping is packed with tried and tested answers to every household query, from how often you should clean your duvet, to how to maintain the exterior of your house. Written by a team of experts from the Good Housekeeping Institute, it tells you everything you need to run a home in the most efficient, safe, cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way. Chapters include Buying a Home, Equipping your Home, Care and Maintenance, Cleaning, and Safety and Security. Topics covered include everyday chores, appliances, planning rooms, buying furniture, legal matters, mortgages, pipes and drains, and gas and electricity. With easy-to-follow, practical illustrations throughout, this book packs a wealth of expertise into one indispensable volume so you can run your home without running out of steam.

Decisions of the Commissioner of Patents and of the United States Courts in Patent and Trade mark and Copyright Cases

By means of this nipple the wire ends are drawn into abutment , the wires themselves being drawn to the degree of tautness required . After being so adjusted , the nipple is compressed or swaged into close contact with the threaded wire ...

Author: United States. Patent Office


ISBN: STANFORD:36105062488346

Category: Copyright


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"Compiled from Official gazette. Beginning with 1876, the volumes have included also decisions of United States courts, decisions of Secretary of Interior, opinions of Attorney-General, and important decisions of state courts in relation to patents, trade-marks, etc. 1869-94, not in Congressional set." Checklist of U. S. public documents, 1789-1909, p. 530.