Contemporary Copper Jewelry
Step-by-step Techniques and ProjectsBook - 2010
Copper jewelry offers jewelry makers an inexpensive yet stylish alternative to silver. The material is attractive, easy to work with, and very accessible. With Sharilyn Miller, the author of the best-selling Bead on a Wire , you can learn how to create beautifully designed and affordable pieces, from bracelets and necklaces to earrings and pins.
Contemporary Copper Jewelry with DVD features an extensive technique section that includes distressing copper, simple metalwork, cold joins, and creating unique wire components. Then, it features twent-two projects in step-by-step photography from a collection of top jewelry artists, including Rachel Nelson-Smith, Dale "Cougar" Armstrong, Eugenia Chan, and Richard Salley. With this handy resource, you'll discover the exquisiteness of copper and how to create one-of-a-kind designs with this exciting material. An enclosed DVD with Sharilyn covers all the basic wireworking techniques to offer a solid foundation for creating the projects in Contemporary Copper Jewelry with DVD .