These 25 designs include chokers, rings, brooches, bracelets and earrings. They cater for all tastes and are accompanied by concise step-by-step instructions to help you achieve a professional standard. Hand crafted jewellery makes wonderful gifts for friends and family.
Jewellery has made a spectacular comeback on the fashion catwalks and is now to be seen in all the popular high-street stores. This fantastic collection of 25 projects, ranging from necklaces, chokers, bracelets, cuffs, brooches, earrings and rings, shows just how easy it is to make your own individual jewellery pieces using simple techniques and the fabulous range of semi-precious beads and stones that are now readily available: pearls, Swarovski crystals, semi-precious gems and stones, along with silver- or gold-plated findings and wire are all used. The designs are simple and sophisticated, and suitable for both daytime and evening wear. The techniques section at the start of the book works through the basic techniques you need to learn before embarking on the projects. Each project is shown in full step-by-step detail and beautifully modelled.