First Time Jewelry Making: The Absolute Beginner's Guide--Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + Projects (Paperback)
The detailed descriptions of materials and easy step-by-step instructions for a variety of techniques will have you making earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more in no time. The book guides you through the basics for a variety of jewelry mediums and methods, from bead stringing and wirework to chain making, metalwork, resin, and more. Simple projects like the Red Rhapsody Beaded Chain Bracelet, the Silver Metal Clay Link Earrings, and the Japanese Paper Ladybug Resin Pendant introduce you to skills you’ll use often as you continue to learn about and explore jewelry making.
With First Time Jewelry Making, you’ll soon be creating your own amazing jewelry designs with confidence.
Tammy Powley is a jeweler and workshop instructor who has written several books on jewelry making, most recently The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making, Second Edition (CPi). She is also the former host and manager of About.com's jewelry-making website. She lives in Port St. Lucie, Florida. To see more of her work, visit her blog The Crafty Princess Diaries at tammypowley.com.