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Kumihimo Wire Jewelry

Author : Giovanna Imperia
ISBN : 9780823027170
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 88.53 MB
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In ancient Japan, beautiful yet functional cords made with the traditional braiding art of kumihimo adorned everything from kimonos to samurai armor to prayer scrolls. In Kumihimo Wire Jewelry, innovative jewelry artist Giovanna Imperia offers a fresh twist on this time-honored technique, adapting it to create stunning wire jewelry. In addition to a concise history of kumihimo and an overview of its essential materials, tools, and techniques, readers will learn the basics of this braiding method, plus how to create 20 striking projects--stylish bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces--all supported with detailed, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. This comprehensive book, which also includes pieces by prominent kumihimo jewelry artists from around the world, will inspire jewelry makers, beaders, and wireworkers at all skill levels to take their craft in a vibrant new direction. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy

Author : Christina Larsen
ISBN : 9781632506375
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 23.87 MB
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Discover the gorgeous jewelry that can only be created with kumihimo wirework! Whether new to kumihimo or looking to take your skill to the next level, Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy is the companion you need. Author Christina Larsen will show you how easy it can be to transition from traditional kumihimo materials to wirework with her expert guidance, comprehensive instruction, and inspiring designs. In this must-have resource, you'll find: A complete guide to understanding wireworking tools and materials specific to kumihimo wirework. Full step-by-step tutorials for 3 basic kumihimo braid structures perfect for wirework jewelry designs. Project instructions for 20 inspiring kumihimo wirework designs including earrings, bracelets, and pendants. Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy has everything you need to bring the ancient art of traditional Japanese braiding to your modern jewelry designs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Beginner S Guide To Kumihimo

Author : Dorothy Wood
ISBN : 9781446371848
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 60.71 MB
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Learn how to make stunning braided jewellery using the popular technique of Kumihimo – the art of Japanese braiding. Kumihimo is enjoying a surge in popularity in contemporary jewellery making as an innovative and on-trend technique. This beginner-friendly guide features step-by-step diagrams and photographs to help you start braiding and create beautiful jewellery projects at home. Written by renowned jewellery crafter and first Ambassador for Swarovski Elements, Dorothy Wood, The Beginner’s Guide to Kumihimo is the essential guide to Japanese braiding techniques for jewellery craft. The book covers a range of techniques including flat braids, square braids, honeycomb braids, hollow braids, spiral braids, braiding with beads, using different cords and wire, and finishing techniques.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Handcraft Wire Jewelry

Author : Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin
ISBN : 9781627001335
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 42.86 MB
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The latest book from Kimberly Sciaraffa Berlin teaches jewelry makers how to make 22 wirework pieces from start to finish. Jewelry makers are treated to Kimberly’s freeform style of wirework as she wraps and weaves around beads and cabochons to make showcase pendants. She then explains how to make many styles of chains and clasps, so every part of the piece can be handmade. After mastering the component techniques, jewelry makers will find the resulting components are completely interchangeable for thousands of looks!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Crocheted Wire Jewelry

Author : Arline M. Fisch
ISBN : 1579906605
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 89.32 MB
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Over the past ten years, crochet has developed in an exciting new direction, as many artists have begun using wire to crochet unique jewelry. Arline Fisch, an internationally acclaimed jeweler and one of the foremost experts in adapting textile techniques for metal, introduces this new form of needlework and provides a wide range of exceptional projects from 16 international designers.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Jewels And Jewellery

Author : Clare Phillips
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025129060
Genre : History
File Size : 79.78 MB
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Category: History

Ornament

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ISBN : UOM:39015058324610
Genre : Beadwork
File Size : 72.88 MB
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Category: Beadwork

Stylish Leather Jewelry

Author : Mylene Hillam
ISBN : 9781607654889
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 71.8 MB
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Leather jewelry doesn’t have to be traditional! Fabulous leather can be anything from casual and fun to stylish and sophisticated. With a smattering of beads and some clever construction ideas you can take leather jewelry beyond conventional and onto the fashion runway. Award-winning jewelry designer Myléne Hillam shows you how to use leather not just as a stringing component, but as the featured material in designer accessories. No conventional leather crafting skills are required. You’ll learn how to loop, twist, fold, and recolor leather in ways that will redefine your perception of jewelry. Whether you’re looking for something colorful and fun to team with your T-shirt and jeans or a statement necklace to dress up your work wear, you’re bound to find something here to suit your style and take your wardrobe from glum to glam.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Knotting And Braiding Bible

Author : Dorothy Wood
ISBN : 1446303942
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 81.87 MB
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Presents step-by-step instructions for creative knots and braids and explains how to use these techniques to make jewelry and accessories.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Twentieth Century Jewelry

Author : Barbara Cartlidge
ISBN : UOM:39076000583729
Genre : Bijoux - Histoire - 20e siècle
File Size : 61.56 MB
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" ... the art and history of jewelry from the turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau to the International Style of the Eighties. Cartlidge has selected premier examples of jewelry created by over 200 artists and artisans, from Lalique and Fouquet to de Patta and Fisch, to best reflect the customs, sociopolitical structure, and traditions of several generations. Included are detailed descriptions of each of the pieces, along with their aesthetic and historical significance. The volume concludes with a brief section of artists' biographies."--LJ.
Category: Bijoux - Histoire - 20e siècle