Inventive Wire Weaving

Susan Barzacchini
Item #67907

Expand your wire weaving skills with the 20+ all-new projects!

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Wire jewelry never goes out of style! Whether you use fine silver wire or copper, you will be able to create artistic and unique necklaces, pendants, earrings, and cuffs you’ll be proud to wear with the projects in Inventive Wire Weaving. Each project includes clear and easy-to-understand photos and step-by-step instructions from experienced wire weaving instructor Susan Barzacchini.

• Styles range from delicate and feminine to bold and unusual.
• Many projects include variations for even more personalization.
• Techniques include wire weaving, wrapping, coiling, and capturing, plus texturing metals and wire.
• Beautiful jewelry showcases metal, beads, lampworked elements, cabochons, and found objects.

Author: Susan Barzacchini
Size: 8.25x10.75
Pages: 112
Color photos: 565
Author Bio
Susan Barzacchini began writing step-by-step tutorials for publication, for the internet, and for classroom use. She has been a teacher by trade for decades and has taught wire weaving at colleges, libraries, jewelry schools, at the Bead&Button Show, and in bead shops.
Table of Contents
- Primary tools of the trade
- Additional bench tools
- Materials
- All about wire

Chapter 1: Techniques
- Basic Techniques
- Weaves, Coils, and Shapes

Chapter 2: Components
- Fancy ear wires
- Fancy clasp
- Beaded necklace and bail
- Neck cuff

Chapter 3: Life Balance Jewelry
- Tree of life pendant
- Namaste bracelet
- Aromatherapy necklace
- Spoon necklace
- Make a wish necklace

Chapter 4: Things that Fly and Move
- Dragonfly wire and resin pendant
- Jewel beetle earrings
- Beetle necklace
- Cicada earrings
- Snakeskin bracelet

Chapter 5: Give it Some Texture
- Patterned wire ear hoops
- Leaf pendant
- Sonoran sunrise pendant
- Ruth’s patterned earrings

Chapter 6: Unusual Items
- Colored pencil and wire pendant
- New earrings
- Glass eye wire wrap pendant

Chapter 7: All That is Beautiful
- Soldered half-drill pearl earrings
- Wire cabochon capture pendant
- Fringe earrings

About the Author and Acknowledgments
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