Welcome to a craft that continues to grow and change in styles, genres and techniques. Since ancient times, people have been making pieces of jewelry for ranking, status, and adornments, for special occasions and burial ceremonies. From simple earrings to more elaborate pieces of jewelry, artisans have been designing necklaces, bracelets, and pendants for every style and genre. You can make classically strung pieces, wire worked pieces, and even the more elaborate chainmail pieces that have been taking the jewelry world by storm. Making your own jewelry can be fun, simple, and budget friendly. If you’re low on funds but want to be stylish, creating your own jewelry is exactly what you need to do. Don’t be intimidated by thniking that you don’t have the qualities it takes to make your own jewelry. Start out slow and ease your way into making large pieces. You can make pieces to fit every ensemble in your closet, and also make pieces for birthday gifts, and holidays like Christmas for friends and family.
You can learn the techniques to make formal and casual pieces. It doesn’t take much to get started, but there are a lot of materials out there to choose from in regards to starting in this craft. Start out with basic items and then ease your way into more detailed and intriquet pieces of jewelry to add to your collection. Have fun with the jewelry making process while saving money and adding more style to your closet and jewelry box!
This book will cover:
-Tools and materials needed to start in the craft
-Suggestions for storing your materials
-Basic techniques the pros use to make beautiful pieces
-Step-by-step projects for to get an idea of how to put it together
-Advice on how to price your items and ethical practices