Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and More

Let Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry walk you through the process step-by-step, from shopping to beautiful finished pieces.

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Love the idea of making handcrafted wire jewelry but just don't know how to begin? Grab a copy of Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and start learning!
  • More than 100 color photographs and illustrations walk you, step by step, from where and how to shop for wire and beads, choosing the right kind and gauge of wire, to what tools-of-the-trade you'll need to borrow or buy.
  • You'll learn how to make basic jewelry components such as loops, jump rings, findings, and connectors and then create one or all of the 6 projects including earrings, rings, a bracelet - or decorated cards.
  • An abundance of tips and resources will keep those ideas flowing.
With this book as your guide, you'll master the art of creating beautiful wire jewelry and gifts in no time!
Table of Contents
Getting Started
Shopping- Where do you get wire?
Tools & Materials- What do you need?
Safety- Wire Jewelry Elements and Techniques
Jump Rings
Connecting Beads
Head Pins
French Ear Wires
Round Ear Wires
Large Bead Hole Problem
Wrapping Briolettes
Swirl Bead
Simple Clasp
Toggle Clasp


  • Bangle Bracelet
  • Chandelier Earrings
  • Knot Ring
  • Toggle Earrings
  • A Bracelet with Pearls and Beads
  • Wire Embellished Greeting Cards
  • Oh! The Possibilities!- Great design ideas

SKU: 05BD9

Author/Speaker/Editor: Christine Ritchey

Format: Hardcover

ISBN 13: 9781931499873

Number Of Pages: 96

Customer Reviews

Great for beginners… and more! Review by Cari

I purchased the e-book and it covers everything one needs to know about beginning wire wrapping. Explanations for purchasing the right tools tools, different types of wire, wire gauges, and picking the right wire to create your project. Tutorials have step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow and understand. As a beginner to wire wrapping, I found it very informative and I will continue to use it as a reference for years to come.

(Posted on 6/26/13)

Getting Started Making Wire Jewelry and More is a Well written and illustrated book! Review by Lisa Hickey

A must have for the your studio - always great to look back on as well as develop new ideas. Clearly written, well illustrated - just fabulous!

(Posted on 2/21/10)