This concise guide has all the information you need to make your own professional-looking jewelry using wirework techniques. Clear, step-by-step, fully illustrated instructions show you exactly how to select the best wire and findings; use a variety of pliers and cutters; and make simple loops, wire-wrapped loops, jump rings, ear wires, hoops, head pins, eye pins, and simple clasps.
About the Author
Carson Eddy is the owner of The Boston Bead Company, with stores in Cambridge and Salem, Massachusetts. Co-authors Rachael Evans and Kate Feld have both worked for the company. Evans has been a bead buyer, manager, and jewelry designer over the course of 12 years, and Feld has worked as store manager and is currently the staff designer. The Boston Bead Company offers an extensive calendar of classes and in-store demonstrations and maintains an online resource center, beadOpedia.