Decorative Wire Findings

Make Custom Clasps, Connectors, and More
Author: Melody MacDuffee
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627001700
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
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Wireworkers will create 23 truly one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces by learning to make decorative findings! Each component is made using nothing but wire and simple hand tools and wireworking skills. Beginners and intermediate jewelry makers alike can make these intricate, beautiful creations using looping, coiling, and intertwining techniques. These customized jewelry components – including strand separators, connectors, chandelier earring components, and more – are destined to become the focal points of the jewelry they adorn. Plus, wireworkers will learn to make a gorgeous jewelry project that uses each component.

Handcrafted Wire Findings

Techniques and Designs for Custom Jewelry Components
Author: Denise Peck,Jane Dickerson
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1620331527
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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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 Handcrafted Wire Findings you can 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, there is no limit to what you can create with your own money-saving hand-made jewelry components.

Exquisite Beaded Jewelry

Use Basic Techniques to Create Distinctive Designs
Author: Lynda Musante
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440220492
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Distinctive Designs Explore a wide range of jewelry-making techniques and build your skills to create beaded pieces that are nothing short of exquisite. Author Lynda Musante shares her wealth of experience to challenge you to develop your skills as a bead artist. She encourages you to stretch your imagination in your quest for distinctive jewelry to wear yourself or give as gifts. Featuring... 30 projects and variations Detailed step-by-step instructions Helpful how-to photographs Techniques for simple stringing, bead stitching and wirework Gallery of inspirational jewelry by top bead artists

Beaded Jewelry: Wirework Techniques

Skills, Tools, and Materials for Making Handcrafted Jewelry. A Storey BASICS® Title
Author: Carson Eddy,Rachael Evans,Kate Feld
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612124852
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 88
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Show your style with handcrafted jewelry. Beaded Jewelry: Wirework Techniques has all the tips and tricks you need to make your own professional-looking jewelry using wirework techniques. Step-by-step instructions teach you how to select the best wire and tools for your project, while clear illustrations show you exactly how to bend, twist, and shape your way to beautiful loops, hoops, and head pins. You’ll soon be designing and creating unique and personal earrings, bracelets, and pendants.

Chilton's Jewelers' Circular/keystone Directory


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ISBN: N.A
Category: Jewelry trade
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The great all-in-one listing guide jewelers turn to every business day.

Steampunk Style Jewelry

Victorian, Fantasy, and Mechanical Necklaces, Bracelets, and Earrings
Author: Jean Campbell
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1616738324
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
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This how-to jewelry-making book features the work of an array of invited jewelry designers influenced by the growing Steampunk trend. In Steampunk circles, jewelry-makers are often master metalsmiths who combine found objects with fine metals to create elaborate pieces. In Steampunk-Style Jewelry, the projects focus on "no fire" techniques—like simple stringing, wirework, hammering, stamping, gluing, stitching, and off-loom beadwork—so that even a beginner can create pieces in the style. Each project provides a complete materials and tools list, step-by-step instructions, and clear illustrations. This book offers a broad overview of a growing design trend that is part of the literary, industrial design, fashion, and popular culture scene. Readers will learn about the art movement through the many photographic sidebars that explore the many aspects of the trend.

Chilton's Jewelers' Circular/keystone 1970 Jewelers' Directory Issue


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Category: Jewelry trade
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Making Wire Jewelry


Author: Kalmbach Publishing Company
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890244319
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 16
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Features 13 easy projects for stylish and fun accessories. Readers will learn the key techniques for making great wire necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and pins.

Homemade

The Heart and Science of Handcrafts
Author: Carol Endler Sterbenz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451628862
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 800
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Offering an abundance of information and inspiration, Homemade is a revelatory addition to the craft world—the ultimate reference book on crafting and also a warm, engagingly written book that combines history and personal narrative with the science that makes a craft possible and the passion that inspires it. Carol Endler Sterbenz is a crafter, a teacher, a homemaker, a wife, and a mother. Raised by immigrant parents who taught her the enduring value of resourcefulness and creativity, she makes her lifetime of experience and infinite enthusiasm the foundation for Homemade. Sterbenz provides readers with not only practical information and direction but also a philosophy and methodology of crafting that build confidence and ability, making it easy to achieve truly professional results. Teeming with clear, reliable, and thorough information on everything from tools and materials to techniques, Homemade is an essential guide to seven of the most beloved crafts: beading, the flower arts, paper crafting, hand printing, decoupage, decorative embellishing, and children’s arts and crafts. Crafters—beginners and veterans alike—can turn to Homemade to learn which glues and finishes to use, how to form a perfect beaded loop, assemble a miniature robot, hollow out an egg, emboss paper, make a hand-tied bouquet, or transform a chandelier. Overflowing with hundreds of techniques; easy-to-follow step-by-step directions supported by more than eight hundred beautiful and precise hand-drawn illustrations, diagrams, and patterns; and countless insider secrets and troubleshooting tips, Homemade is an indispensable go-to reference no crafter should be without.

Elegant Earrings


Author: Kalmbach Publishing Company
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890244401
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 19
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? Make bent-wire, chandelier, chain, drop, and other style earrings ? Use pearls, gemstones, crystals, glass beads and wire ? Assemble your own wardrobe of earrings with easy step-by-step instructions and photos

The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge
Author: Norman Don
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800648105
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“

Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Trademarks
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Category: Trademarks
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Techniken der Schmuckherstellung

Ein illustriertes Handbuch traditioneller und moderner Techniken
Author: Jinks McGrath
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783258600819
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Page: 176
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Cool Beaded Jewelry


Author: Pam Scheunemann
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617846317
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Introduces young readers to cool craft projects to stimulate individual creativity.

Map Art Lab

52 Exciting Art Explorations in Mapmaking, Imagination, and Travel
Author: Jill K Berry,Linden McNeilly
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 159253905X
Category: Art
Page: 144
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This fun and creative book features 52 map-related art activities. You'll learn how to make colourful legends and eye catching graphics, design maps in various types and styles, and create personalised maps that allow you to journey to new worlds. This book is for individuals, teachers and groups of all ages. If you are a curious explorer who likes to visually record your wanderings, you can be a mapmaker. If you are a storyteller looking for new ways to tell your stories, you can be a mapmaker. If you are curious about yourself, you might find a huge amount of fun and satisfaction in making maps about where you are, places you long to go, and places you dare to imagine.

Cambria County Reports


Author: Harry A. Englehart,Clarence E. Davis
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law reports, digests, etc
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Containing cases reported in the Cambria county legal journal during the year 1929-

Chilton's Jewelers' Circular/keystone the Great All in One Directory


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Publisher: N.A
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Category: Jewelry trade
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Ready, Set, Bead


Author: N.A
Publisher: Creative Publishing Int'l
ISBN: 1616733381
Category: Beadwork
Page: 96
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"For first-time beaders to make a wide range of fun and fashionable garments and accessories. Basic and specialty techniques of knitting, crocheting, and beading are found in step-by-step instructions and photos. Projects include bracelets, pillows, bags, blue jeans, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Beading Workshop


Author: Leisure Arts
Publisher: Leisure Arts
ISBN: 1601405006
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 40
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Welcome to the do-it-yourself beading book that dares to be different. Whether you're a beginner, ready to learn the basics, or an experienced beader, you'll find everything you need to know right here and 102 designs to spark your creativity. Go far beyond the ordinary and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of making beaded jewelry! The Beading Basics include a wealth of information on beads and findings. And of course, you'll want to discover the Techniques at Work that make our designs so fresh and original. Every creative adventure must start with Inspiration, so you can view our extensive showcase of design ideas. Necklaces, bracelets, rings, pins, key fobs—you'll find a wide array of sparkling concepts!