Wire jewelry has never been more popular--but you've never seen projects like this before! In Fine Art Wire Weaving, award-winning author Sarah Thompson shares her secrets to creating wire jewelry that's nothing short of spectacular.
Using super-fine wires to create 20 delicate, sophisticated pieces, you'll achieve that "wow" factor, all under the guidance of an expert jewelry teacher. You'll learn how to work with these fine wires successfully, as well as what to do when one of your projects goes awry.
Using techniques in layering, symmetry, and dimensional shaping, you'll come away with a strong foundation in wire working so you can create your own one-of-a-kind pieces. Paired with beautiful, 4-color photographs, Thompson gives you step-by-step instructions to creating jewelry to pretty to keep for yourselfâ€"but that you won't want to give away!
About the Author
Sarah Thompson took Best in Show and Best in Wirework in the 2014 Bead Dreams Competition with jewelry created using techniques in Fine Art Wire Weaving! She teaches at local bead stores in Spokane and Seattle and thoroughly enjoys sharing her craft with others. Visit her website at sarah-n-dippity.com.
"...a breathtakingly beautiful introduction to the art of wire weaving...Sarah Thompson balances artful tension and control, backed up by her dynamite originality. Fine Art Wire Weaving is very complete, containing not only the projects, but lists of materials,tools, ways to fix mistakes (I love her for that!) and other great additions such as instructions with photos on how to make your own findings for your jewelry. There is also a resource section.... Sarah Thompson is a wire wonder worker! Her book will entrance you, coax your creativity into full gear, and help you understand how to grow as a jewelry designer at every turn, twist, and swirl." --Pretty Kitty Dog Moon Jewelry
"The flowing designs are simply unique and wonderful." --The Beading Gem's Journal