Bead & Wire Fashion Jewelry
A Collection of Stunning Statement Pieces to MakeBook - 2014
Make your own designer jewellery using beads, wire and fashion pieces with this new book from the award-winning Founder of the London Jewellery School, Jessica Rose. 'Bead & Wire Fashion Jewelry' is a fresh and modern take on the classic techniques of making beautiful bead and wire jewellery. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, Jessica will guide you through the basic skills followed by 18 stunning statement pieces to make. Following the central ethos that 'everyone can make jewellery', the projects use easy-to-source materials, assume no prior knowledge and are designed for anyone to make their own professional quality jewellery from the kitchen table. After first being introduced to all the essential techniques used to make bead and wire jewellery, you will learn to combine mixed materials such as feathers, fabric, leather and buttons, offering a toolbox of techniques from which countless designs and collections can be made. Alongside the techniques and projects, the book showcases a simple but inspiring design process using mood boards, cutouts and collages and encourages you to consider the design of a piece in relation to an overall style, outfit or occasion as any fashion designer would. Whether it is for a hobby, to make pieces for yourself or to consider the commercial aspects of selling your work as part of a jewellery business, this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to learn to make jewellery from home. Written by a jewellery lover, for jewellery lovers everywhere. AUTHOR: Jessica Rose is the Founder of London Jewellery School, one of the world's largest jewellery training centers where over 9,000 students have learnt to make jewellery. She is an experienced teacher having taught hundreds of jewellery-making classes and regularly contributes to a number of leading jewellery magazines including 'Making Jewellery magazine' and 'Make Jewellery magazine'. Jessica recently wrote the 'Set up your own Jewellery Business' workbook and splits her time evenly between making, teaching, running the jewellery school and supporting budding jewellery designers. Her training has been done through short courses and she has been making jewellery for over 10 years.
Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex : The Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2014
Branch Call Number: 745.5942 ROS
Alternative Title: Bead and wire fashion jewelry