Wirework—now in a great eBook and video download bundle—is a step-by-step guide for the intermediate artist who love new design possibilities! You'll learn step-by-step instructions on how to wire-wrap using faceted stones, how to create pendants with any size or shape or faceted stone, how to use several methods of working with and setting faceted stones, plus mixing wire gauges and tempers to create stable and creative pieces. All the basic techniques being used are also demonstrated on the included video, giving you a solid base for creating the projects in this book.
In the Wirework eBook and video download bundle, Dale "Cougar" Armstrong showcases her classic jewelry style and shows how to create beautiful custom bracelets, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and rings in 18 projects. You'll learn:
- How to work with half-hard wire and when to use other tempers and why;
- Dale's favorite tools and proper tool usage using geometry in wire-jewelry functions, making the "right" right angles, shaping with and without mandrels, using "found" items for shaping, when and how to use snap-set components and choosing the right cabochons and gemstones.
eBook and video download bundle will challenge artists to be creative, think outside the box, and transform jewelry into their own style.