Handcraft Wire Jewelry

Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin
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Beautiful Wire Jewelry from Start to Finish

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The latest book from Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin teaches jewelry makers how to make 32 wirework pieces from start to finish. Jewelry makers are treated to Kimberly’s freeform style of wirework as she wraps and weaves around beads and cabochons to make showcase pendants. She then explains how to make many styles of chains and clasps, so every part of the piece can be handmade. After mastering the component techniques, jewelry makers will find the resulting components are completely interchangeable for thousands of looks!

Author: Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 96
Color photos: 625
Author Bio
Kimberly has worked with wire since childhood. After a long career (32 years) as an educator and school administrator, she now indulges her love of wire artwork full time as an instructor and project designer. She is the author of Build Your Own Wire Pendants and has been published in many other Kalmbach publications – Bead&Button magazine, Wirework magazine, Creative Chain Mail Jewelry, and Creative Beading. Kimberly is past vice president and member of the San Antonio Bead and Ornament Society and a member of of the Southwest Gem and Mineral Society, San Antonio chapter. She has been a wirework instructor at Originals Beads and Gems of San Antonio for three years. Although teaching jewelry making and showing her work takes up much of her time, she also enjoys rock hunting, often riding her dirt bike to get to hard-to-reach spots for unusual specimens.
Table of Contents
Introduction & How to Use This Book

     Beads and Cabochons


Basic Wireworking Techniques
     Loops, Spirals, and Jump Rings
     Fine Wire

Beaded Double Spiral Chain
Spiraled Beaded Clasp
Double Connector Clasp with Spiral Hook
Orange Dream Basic Bezelled Woven Pendant
Orbital Figure-8 Chain
Simple Figure-8 Clasp
Side Drilled Woven Bezel Pendant
Elegant Cotter Pin Chain
Wrapped Loop Clasp
Front Drilled Onyx Circle Pendant
Loop on Loop Chain
Spiraled S-Hook Clasp
Free Form Fun Pendant
Coiled Half Round Chain
Heart Clasp
Hearts Fancy Woven Bead Drop
Super Wrapped Loop Chain
Double Thick Wrapped Loop Clasp
Focal Bead Pendant
Front Drilled Captured Woven Pendant
Double Loop Crossover Chain
Side Drilled No Frame Pendant
Chaplin Chain
Twisted Double Loop Clasp
Spiraled Front Drilled Pendant
Double Strength Chain
Super S Pendant
Double Strength Clasp
Top Drilled Serpentine Pendant
Quadruple Looped Chain
Double Strength Wrapped Bead Clasp
Reversible Side Drilled Marquee Pendant

Advanced Wireworking Techniques
     Wire Weaving Patterns



Designs and Inspiration


About the Author
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