Handmade Jewelry

Basic jewelry making is fun and easy to learn. Jewelry making is a great way to express your creativity and display it for everyone to see. These titles from our digital collections can help you accessorize yourself by making handmade jewelry.

Jewelry Making For Beginners by Janet Evans

"Jewelry Making For Beginners" is a text that not only highlights the basics of making various types of jewelry, it also goes just a bit further into the process without making it overwhelming for the beginner. The aim that the author has with this text is to inform and educate and make the overall process as easy as possible to execute. The individual that has no concept at all of what jewelry making entails can read the text and not only get an overview of the jewelry making process but also get a bit of insight on the various processes that one can focus on be it using metal or beads or gems and stones. This book is a great source of reference for any hobbyist with an interest in making jewelry in their spare time or someone who has a creative side and has an interest in earning an income from making jewelry. The book is a great place to start to achieve that goal of creating great piece of wearable art. Of course this text will not appeal to everyone as not all are interested in using their hands or creativity to make something but for those who are it works.

The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry by John Sartin

The book's clear organization provides easy access to information with straightforward directions and hundreds of full-color photos. You'll also find easy projects for trying the techniques, as well as a stunning gallery of metal jewelry pieces by experienced designers. Find beautiful jewelry examples and gain skills and inspiration with The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry!

Freeform Wire Art Jewelry by Gayle Bird

Twist, curl and wrap wire into one-of-a-kind jewelry! Follow along with author Gayle Bird as she teaches you everything you need to know to create her signature jewelry designs. First learn the basics of color and design, then move into essential wire tutorials. From there, you'll work your way through 20 step-by-step jewelry projects, including earrings, rings and necklaces. By the time you finish the book, you'll be ready to design your own statement jewelry, complete with swirling wire and dazzling gems.

Art Jewelry magazine

Perfect for jewelry makers of all skill levels who are looking for ideas, new techniques, and unique jewelry projects. Art Jewelry inspires artists with its range of exciting media – including metal, metal clay, wire, stone, polymer clay and more!

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