Contemporary Copper Jewelry w/DVD: Step-by-Step Techniques and Projects

Contemporary Copper Jewelry w/DVD: Step-by-Step Techniques and Projects

by Sharilyn Miller

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Copper jewelry offers jewelry makers an inexpensive yet stylish alternative to silver. The material is attractive, easy to work with, and very accessible. With Sharilyn Miller, the author of the best-selling Bead on a Wire, you can learn how to create beautifully designed and affordable pieces, from bracelets and necklaces to earrings and pins.

Contemporary Copper Jewelry with DVD features an extensive technique section that includes distressing copper, simple metalwork, cold joins, and creating unique wire components. Then, it features twent-two projects in step-by-step photography from a collection of top jewelry artists, including Rachel Nelson-Smith, Dale "Cougar" Armstrong, Eugenia Chan, and Richard Salley. With this handy resource, you'll discover the exquisiteness of copper and how to create one-of-a-kind designs with this exciting material. An enclosed DVD with Sharilyn covers all the basic wireworking techniques to offer a solid foundation for creating the projects in Contemporary Copper Jewelry with DVD.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620333211
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 48 MB
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About the Author

Sharilyn Miller has published four books including Stamp, The Stamp Artist's Project Book and the best-selling Bead on a Wire and has been published in many jewelry magazines. She was the editor of Somerset Studio, and the launch editor for Belle Armoire and Art Doll Quarterly. Sharilyn lives in the mountains of Idyllwild, California.

Table of Contents

Tools&MaterialsBasic Techniques - wire and metal jewelry basics plus techniques for distressing copperBraceletsCopper Spiral Bracelet with CharmsLinked Leaves BraceletCopper Washer Bracelet with Coin PearlsCopper Caterpillar BraceletCoil-Wrapped Coin-Pearl BraceletHeavy Copper Wire BangleEarrings and PinsSpiral-Post Earrings with DanglesForged Stick EarringsSilver Hoop Earrings with Copper EmbellishmentsCopper Washer EarringsSpiral-Squiggle PinNecklacesCopper Tubing Necklace with Spiral PendantCopper&Silver Basket Bead PendantDonut Pendant with Copper Coiled Wire EmbellishmentSpider-Weave PendantTwining Vines ChokerTie Necklace

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