Handcrafted Wire Findings eBook: Techniques and Designs for Custom Jewelry Components

Want to cut the cost of hand-making jewelry? The easy-to-download Handcrafted Wire Findings eBook has the solution! With this eBook, making custom findings will not only be fun but will also save you money.
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Why spend hundreds of dollars stocking up on expensive manufactured clasps, jump rings, ear wires, bails, and much more when you can get exactly what you need for a fraction of the cost? With the handy Handcrafted Wire Findings eBook you can conveniently learn how to make all of these things and more with your choice of materials. From sterling silver, fine silver, and German silver to copper, brass, and artistic wire you can use whatever material fits your budget to make just the custom components you want. Who wouldn't want to have fun making jewelry AND save money at the same time?

Included are over 30 projects for making many different and useful custom wire findings. Starting off for fundamental skills for beginners then progressing for more ambitious and sophisticated designs, Handcrafted Wire Findings offers great projects for crafters and jewelry makers of all skill levels. A variety of techniques are also highlighted, including basic wirework, texturizing, silver fusing, adding patina, and traditional finishes. With all of these possibilities and now in a convenient eBook format, there is no limit to what you can create with your own money-saving hand-made jewelry components.

SKU: 11Z006

Author/Speaker/Editor: Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596684966

Table of Contents
Introduction
Wire Basics
Tools
Techniques

Findings: Ear Wires
Circle Loop Ear Wires
Kidney Ear Wires
Double-Loop French Ear Wires
Tumbleweed French Ear Wires
Fiddlehead Ear Wires
Vine Ear Wires
Circle Post Ear Wires
Spiral Post Ear Wires

Findings: Links & Connectors
Fused Oval Links
Decorative Fused Link
Hammered Ring Connector
Sailor’s Knot Link
Wired Ring Link
Twisted Beaded Links
Textured Corkscrew Link
Lasso Link
Figure-Eight Link
Yin-Yang Link

Findings: S-Hook Clasps
Hammered S-Hook Clasp
Ball-End Hammered S-Hook Clasp
Ball-End Textured S-Hook Clasp
S-Hook Clasp with Bead

Findings: Hook Clasps
Ball-End Hook-and-Eye Clasp
Oversized Wrapped Simple Hook Clasp
Vine Hook Clasp
Double Hook-and-Eye Clasp

Findings: Toggle Clasps
Hammered Toggle Clasp
Asian Toggle Clasp
Twisted Toggle Clasp
Ball-End Toggle Clasp
Lashed Toggle Clasp
Decorative Balls Toggle Clasp

Findings: Extras
Ribbon Bail
Knot Spacer

Gallery
Resources
Index
Preview
About the Author

Jane Dickerson is the author of the best-selling book Chain Style and a freelance editor, writer, and jewelry designer. She was formerly the editor of Step by Step Beads, Creative Jewelry, and Bead Star magazines, and a contributing editor to Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine. Her jewelry designs have appeared in numerous books and magazines, and she sells her designs on Etsy.

Denise Peck is the editor of Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine. She is also the author of the best-selling books 101 Wire Earrings, Wire Style, and Wire Style 2.

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“ Once you see just how easy it is to make your own stunning custom findings,  you'll never go back.  – Beading Arts.com

SKU: 11Z006

Author/Speaker/Editor: Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596684966

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Customer Reviews

Great book! Review by Mary
Rating

This book is very useful. It contains detailed explanations of how to make a number of different basic findings.

(Posted on 6/29/2014)

(Posted on 6/29/2014)