1,000 Jewelry Inspirations: Beads, Baubles, Dangles, and by Sandra Salamony

By Sandra Salamony

A visible catalog for jewellery, bead artists and crafters who will delight in the chance to have such a lot of rules at their fingertips to encourage their very own projects
This booklet may be the moment quantity of Quarry's 1,000 series-an eye candy-laden follow-up to the very winning 1,000 Artist buying and selling Cards(Quarry, Spring 2007).

A exhibit of attractive jewellery bits and items, "bling" and gildings, will feed the artistic appetites of crafters and jewellery makers far and wide. This moment craft assortment will supply colour, sparkle, texture, size, and smart, inventive use of fabrics. One piece of bijou may have numerous sights to be highlighted: an old clasp, textured lampwork beads, and complex knots.

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1,000 Jewelry Inspirations: Beads, Baubles, Dangles, and Chains

A visible catalog for jewellery, bead artists and crafters who will appreciate the chance to have such a lot of rules at their fingertips to encourage their very own tasks
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Courtesy of Gary Helwig, WigJig. STEP O: At this point, we begin the process of making a wrapped loop again. Grip the wire as close to the 90-degree bend as possible with your round-nose pliers. STEP P: Continue making the wrapped loop by pushing the wire up and over the jaw of your pliers, following steps D through K. When you are done, you will have connected two wire components using the wrapped bead link. Dangles: Wrapped Wire Method Making an Ear Wire Finding Why would you make an ear wire when you can buy a machine-made ear wire at a reasonable price?

STEP L: If you have a nylon hammer or chasing hammer and anvil or a jeweler’s block, hammer the rounded portion of the ear wire. This is the portion of the wire that touched the Super Peg. Using a nylon or rawhide hammer will harden the rounded portion of the ear wire without changing the round shape of the wire. Using a chasing hammer will flatten the wire where you hammer and will harden the finished ear wire more than the nylon hammer would. ) Your finished ear wire will perfectly complement any earrings with matching beads.

Techniques for Wire Manipulation COMPLETING THE NECKLACE BODY STEP A: Repeat the section for building the body of the necklace on page 58 to complete the other half of the chain, forming a complete necklace. STEP B: Assemble 16 of each bead on a headpin: 4 mm bicone olivine crystal, 4 mm bicone indicolite crystal and 4 mm topaz luster Czech glass. STEP C: Starting above the first Peruvian opal bead, attach one olivine, one indicolite, and one topaz luster bead to each sterling silver soldered oval jump ring.

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