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- Art of Mail Armor, The Brewer, Mary$32.00
The Art of Mail Armor by Mary Brewer is laid out in simple steps and instructs you in everything from the most fundamental elements - assembling your tool kit and making your own links - to more complicated and intricate patterns that will personalize and tailor your armor for a perfect fit and custom look. Learn how to join, enlarge, round, angle, fit sleeves, and add style to an ordinary piece with various trims and inlays to make your design truly unique. Even seasoned mail makers will find new ideas and techniques.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 155 Illustrations: 400Learn More
- Beaded Chain Mail Jewelry Whyte, Dylon$17.95
Chain mail jewelry is lovely in itself, but when you add beautiful beads, it becomes spectacular. Learn the fundamentals and eight basic chain weaving techniques, ranging from adaptations of old favorites to Dylon Whyte's original patterns. Then try your hand at 26 pretty projects, including a melodic Persian Star chain anklet embllished with flashy bells, a single spiral necklace that uses glass roller beads to evoke the chilly splendor of a frosty day, and earrings with an inverted triangle design that is reminiscent of grape leaves in autumn.
Format: Softcover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10" Pages: 144 Illustrations: 208Learn More
- Beaded Chain Mail Jewelry Whyte, Dylon$22.95
Chain mail jewelry is lovely in and of itself, but when you add beautiful beads, it becomes spectacular. Learn the fundamentials, and innovative technique for threading the beads onto chain mail, and eight weave patterns, ranging fromtime-honored classics to new originals. Try you hand at 27 pretty projects, from simple to challenging. These pieces are trye showstoppers.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 10" Pages: 144 Illustrations: 300Learn More
- Chain Mail Jewelry Taylor, Terry & Whyte. Dylon$17.95
Once used to create protective garments, chain mail techniques and patterns have been adapted for jewelry making. Making chain mail jewelry requires very few tools yet you'll be able to achieve impressive results. The 30 extraordinary projects included in this book will intorduce you to a variety of exciting techniques for all skill levels.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10" Pages: 144 Illustrations: 625Learn More
- Great Wire Jewelry Petersen, Irene From$9.95
"You'll be delighted with this little book. Each technique is clearly explained with step-by-step drawings and simple text." Bead & Button Magazine "Merging the artful elegance of an ancient craft with a clear "how-to" format, this book is useful and inspiring to wireworkers at all levels of experience." Beadwork Magazine Imagine creating beautiful jewelry using only wire, jump rings, and a few basic tools. It's true! Both beginners and experienced jewelry makers will appreciate the ingenious yet simple techniques used to braid, twist, and knit silver, copper, and brass wire into stunning bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more. These techniques allow even novices to make great jewelry without using solder or expensive equiptment. Each of the 70 fully illustrated projects are in color and have step-by-step diagrams. Each project is rated by difficulity.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 8 1/4" Pages: 60 Illustrations:102Learn More
- Making Metal Jewelry Gollberg, Joanna$14.95
Projects, Techniques, Inspiration
Create a wide array of chic jewelry - without having to solder or use a torch. Cold connecting metal is a great way to learn jewelry making because the tools are inexpensive and readily available, and the techniques provide a solid base for all types of metal work. From earrings to necklaces to bracelets, these sophisticated designs will showcase your creativity.
Format: Soft Cover. Dimentions: 8.5" x 10" Pages: 112 Illustrations: 310Learn More
- Making Metal Jewelry Sartin, John$24.99
Author and noted jewelry designer John Sartin expertly teaches you the fundamentals and beyond. Try new methods, build new skills, and become the jewelry designer you've always wanted to be.
~ Learn the basic skills of sawing, drilling, piercing, filing, and finishing metal. ~ Learn how and when to use cold and hot connection methods. ~ Add texture with roller embossing, retuculation, hammers, and metal overlay. ~ Shape metal and build volume by dapping and forging. ~ Mount gems and stones with bezel, prong, tube, and flush settings.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 11" Pages: 223 Illustrations: over 500Learn More
- Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers McGrath. Jinks$35.00
Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers by Jinks McGrath is the ultimate reference source for jewelers of all levels. Exploring a wide range of both precious and nonprecious metals, traditional methods are examined alongside contrmporary styles and adaptations to offer unique insight into the art and craft of jewelry making for today's artisan. In-depth instruction covers all essential techniques, from the most basic to advanced methods.
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 9 1/4" x 10 1/2" Pages: 319 Illustrations: 600Learn More