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Making Wow Jewelry: Techniques and Projects for Making a Statement

Fox Chapel. Jan. 2020. 176p. ISBN 9781497100022. pap. $19.99. CRAFTS
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Isber (jewelry design & entrepreneurial skills, Austin Community Coll.) demonstrates 25 dramatic jewelry designs that are sure to make eye-catching statements. These bold and highly creative pieces range from rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets, to crowns and tassels. In addition to the usual beads and jewelry, the designs incorporate unique materials, such as shark’s tooth, crystals, feathers, thermoplastic sheets, and even beetles. Each project is accompanied by step-by-step photos from Ghai and instructions. Isber also discusses the use of color, working with wire, customizing cuff bracelets, using epoxy clay, making molds, and how to photograph your designs. A list of source materials includes websites and a description of what type of materials they offer.
VERDICT An excellent guide for the experienced craft hobbyist who wants to create sensational jewelry pieces for a variety of occasions.

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