Cool Copper Cuffs

Eva Sherman
Item #67868

Affordable, plentiful, and easy to work with, copper is the perfect metal for learning and exploring a technique.

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Affordable, plentiful, and easy to work with, copper is the perfect metal for learning and exploring a technique.  Discover the ways copper wire and sheet metal can be transformed into stunning cuffs and bangles.  The book includes basic wireworking and metalworking techniques, so you can get started and successfully complete the projects.

-Some of the 25 projects include beads, cabochons, crystals, or pearls.

-Projects use standard gauges of sheet and wire, along with common wire and metalworking tools.

-Copper is a forgiving material and allows metal and wire novices to achieve beautiful results.

Author: Eva Sherman
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 112
Color photos: 245
Author Bio
Jewelry designer Eva Sherman began beading as a way to spend time with her daughters, but soon became hopelessly addicted. She traded in her architectural career, as well as her bank account for the opportunity to spend all her time among beads. Grand River Beads and Gift Gallery opened in 2005 and has become a destination for jewelry designers looking for unique beads as well as art appreciators looking for locally created, hand crafted art. Eva's jewelry designs have been published in Stringing Magazine, Step By Step Wire and Bead Trends.  Eva has traveled and taught extensively. She is also the co-author of Organic Wire and Metal Jewelry.
Table of Contents
Basics
- Tools
- Materials

Chapter 1: Basic Techniques
- Wireworking
- Metalworking

Chapter 2: Wired Cuffs
Catch of the Day
From the Ruins of Pompeii
Wire Maelstrom
Scribbles & Doodles
Birds Nest
Bead Soup Bonanza  
Ornamental Wire
Celtic Woman
Crystal Cornucopia

Chapter 3: Metal Cuffs
Fast, Fun & Fabulous Fold Forming
Micro Folded Cuff
Margarita Cuff
Melodies in Metal
Corrugated Cuff
Wired & Fired
Romantic Ruffles
One Hot Mess
Woven Cuff
 
Chapter 4: Wire & Metal Cuffs
Rosette Cuff
Wonder Woman Cuff
Fist Full of Flowers
Bezel Wire Cuff
Bezel Wire with Cabochons
A Ribbon Runs Through it
Earth Wind & Fire
Corset Cuff
Candle Light Cuff

About the Author
Reviews

Cool Copper Cuffs: 25 Metal and Wire Projects comes from an experienced jewelry-making teacher who provides the basics of different cuff-style bracelets and how to make them from copper. Close-up and good-sized how-to color photos for each project accompany a surprisingly wide array of styles and methods of shaping and decorating the copper, while materials and tools lists assure that newcomers to working with copper or making jewelry will receive everything they need for successful results.

The Bookwatch: December 2016
James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief
Bead&Button Bead&Button Show Kalmbach Books