Begins with metal wire and bead basics, the simple hand tools required, and the essential chain-making and bead-setting techniques. Use copper, silver, brass, and gold to create these stunning beaded earrings, bracelets, and necklaces. If you enjoy crafting beautiful pieces of jewellery, you simply must have this book.
The low-tech and unique approach to combining beads with wire in traditional chain-maille designs has tremendous appeal for jewellers looking to try something new. This title is suitable for jewellery makers, beaders and wireworkers at all skill levels who are looking for a unique approach to chain-maille technique and jewellery design. In "Chain and Bead Jewelry Geometric Connections", wirework jeweller, teacher and author Scott David Plumlee shares his techniques for creating a variety of unique geometric and beaded chain-maille designs, combining the entry-level elements of jewellery making with in-depth instruction and compelling design.