Explains how to make elegant and quality designer-style jewelry with a variety of easy-to-use jewelry-making and crafts supplies--wire, beads, polymer clay, leather, resin, laminate, and shrink plastic--with detailed instructions for a variety of innovative projects for earrings, necklaces, Pendants, pins, rings, and bracelets. Original.
Making gallery-quality jewelry with popular and easy-to-use jewelrymaking and crafts supplies is now possible with this guide to creating designer-style jewelry. The latest techniques for working with different mediums-wire, beads, polymer clay, leather, resin, laminate, and shrink plastic-along with fresh, sophisticated projects for earrings, necklaces, pendants, pins, bracelets, and rings are thoroughly detailed. The designs range in style from updated classics like Victorian portrait pendants to retro favorites like 1970s crocheted rings and necklaces. There are also instructions for finishing projects by combining them with purchased findings.