Best Jewelry Craft Books
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1. Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners: Step-by-Step Instructions for Beautiful Designs
Author: by Cecilia Leibovitz
Published at: Rockridge Press (November 19, 2019)
Gorgeous beaded jewelry, handcrafted by youa beginner’s guideEver seen an amazing piece of beaded jewelry and wondered how it was made? Now you have the secrets! Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners is a comprehensive guide that shows you how to make incredible necklaces, earrings, and bracelets that you’ll love wearing and sharing.
Perfect for people new to jewelry making, Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners walks you through the process of creating nearly two-dozen different designs. Master everything from picking the perfect beads to making your own findings (functional pieces, like clasps and earring wires).
You’ll even get helpful advice for starting your own jewelry line. The bedazzling world of beading awaitsmake it yours! Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners includes:Beading for beginnersDiscover a wide variety of beads, must-have tools, and techniques (including bead stringing, knotting, and wire wrapping) that every aspiring jeweler needs to know.
Practice makes perfectHone your skills on Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners’ 21 stylish designseach featuring detailed instructions that let you know the necessary supplies and skills. Craft into businessFinished some pieces but not sure what to do with them? Bead Jewelry Making for Beginners offers professional advice on how to promote and sell your work.
2. Friendship Bracelets 101: Fun to Make, Wear, and Share! (Design Originals) Step-by-Step Instructions for Colorful Knotted Embroidery Floss Jewelry, Keychains, & More for Kids & Teens
Author: by Suzanne McNeill
Published at: Design Originals; First edition (January 1, 2001)
Easy-to-follow instructions for knotted bracelets with embroidery floss. Colorful bracelets are fun for kids and teens! Friendship knows no boundariesit covers the world. It comes in all languages. The idea of making a bracelet to celebrate and share friendship began in Central and South America.
The legend of the wish began with the bracelets: One person makes a bracelet and ties it around the arm of a friend, who makes a wish. When the bracelet falls off by itself, the wish will come true! Friendship Bracelets 101 is filled with all the basics you need to get started making friendship bracelets.
Color photos and step-by-step instructions make it easy for the beginner, and a variety of fun designs and knots will keep you learning and creating. Step-by-step instructionsClear knotting diagramsInspirational color photos of finished braceletsLearn to make bracelets, headbands, barrettes, coin purses, and keychainsPatterns for braiding chevrons, stripes, waves, zigzags, diamonds, and moreInexpensive, easy-to-find embroidery floss and cotton thread are all the materials you needMake a unique gift to share with friends at school or church, or with your club or team mates, with Friendship Bracelets 101!
3. Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Techniques: Tools and Inspiration for Creating Your Own Fashionable Jewelry (Fox Chapel Publishing) 30 Expert Wire-Wrapping Techniques Step-by-Step, plus 8 Stylish Projects
Author: by Lora S. Irish
Published at: Design Originals; First edition (September 10, 2018)
This comprehensive guide to wire-wrapping jewelry covers all the techniques beginners need to know! 30 expert wire wrapping techniques step-by-step, including simple loops, cluster wrap, adding beads to wrapping wire, adding a coil element, wrapping sequential layers, and more8 stylish DIY projects for statement jewelry like necklaces, pendants, hairpins, and earringsComprehensive guide includes step-by-step instructions, lists of materials and tools needed, and helpful tips and tricksBeginner-friendly for anyone who is new to wire wrapping or just wants to brush up on techniquesWire wrapping is a quick and easy technique that will take your jewelry craft to the next level.
A little wire, a few simple tools, and some brightly colored beads are all you need to start creating your own intriguing fashion statements! By adding new wires to basic links, you can alter simple shapes into complex and fascinating focal designs.
Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Techniques teaches 30 expert wire wrapping methods for jewelry wire, such as forming bent-wire links, working a wrapping pattern, wrapping sequential layers, embellishing decorative loops, adding coil elements, and much more. This comprehensive guide to wire wrap jewelry includes 8 step-by-step projects for stunning necklaces, pendants, hairpins, and earrings.
4. Macramè: -Plant Hangers Course-101 Easy Steps For Beginners To Create Beautiful Plant Hangers Models With Low Budget To Furnish Your Home.
Author: by JANET MYERS
Published at: Independently published (October 13, 2020)
MACRAME’ PLANT HANGERS COURSE-IF YOU WANT TO CREATE BEAUTIFUL PLANT HANGERS MODELS TO MAKE YOUR HOME CHARMING AND YOU WANT TO DO IT WITH A SMALL BUDGET, THEN YOU CAN SEE WHAT CUSTOMERS THINK ABOUT THIS COURSE( To buy the color version, first click on “see all formats and editions” and then click on the sign near the paperback writing.
In this complete GUIDE, you will find step-by-step processes such as how to create your own macram plant hangers, as well as learn many more techniques! Everything is explained in-depth, with pictures, so in no time you will be able to start to furnish your home!
In the Plant Hangers guide by Janet Myers, you’ll discover:How to improve your mental abilityHow to create beautiful plant hangers for your homeThe tools and materials needed to prepare you to become a macram masterStep-By-Step Instructions For Mastering All The Beginner Knots and TechniquesMaterials You Should Use in Macram (Don’t Start a Project Before Reading This)In-depth Step-by-Step Instructions to Make your First Plant hangers projectHow to decrease your stress level And much more..
5. Sell Your Crafts Online: The Handmaker's Guide to Selling from Etsy, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Shopify, Influencers and More
Author: by James Dillehay
Published at: Warm Snow Publishers; 2nd Sell Your Crafts Online ed. edition (August 10, 2020)
Are you bewildered about how to market your handmade products online? Discover step-by-step, how makers and artisans succeed selling on e-commerce sites working from home. Has your online sales presence failed to produce the income you’re seeking? As an artisan featured in The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, and Entrepreneur Radio, marketing pro James Dillehay’s thirty years of experience has made him a master of turning small projects into six-figure enterprises.
Now he’s here to teach you how to position your arts and crafts head-and-shoulders over the crowd of competitors. Sell Your Crafts Online is a one-of-a-kind blueprint for finding success and generating profitable returns in the highly lucrative world of e-commerce.
Between helpful how-to’s and checklists, Dillehay’s proven strategies will speed your landing your passion projects in every buyer’s shopping cart. By following his user-friendly approach, your hard work will reach wider audiences ready to invest in your talent. In Sell Your Crafts Online, you’ll learn:Pro tips for selling on Etsy, Amazon Handmade, eBay, with ShopifyDiscover how to set up shops on Facebook, Instagram, and PinterestHow to post your product listing on multiple channels at the same timeMethods for using SEO to draw in shoppers looking for products like yoursHow to price your pieces online to earn top dollarWays to pitch to influencers so your products secure social media attention and much, much more!
6. Timeless Wire Weaving: The Complete Course
Author: by Lisa Barth
Published at: Kalmbach Books (October 7, 2014)
Timeless Wire Weaving focuses on developing wirework skills through 13 projects using three classic wire weaving techniques: coiling, wrapping, and weaving. The projects are built around a focal cabochon and incorporate seed beads and crystals in imaginative ways. Designers learn to make the jewelry shown in the book, and they also use the techniques learned to create innovative jewelry pieces of their own.
7. Beautiful Creatures: Jewelry Inspired by the Animal Kingdom (ELECTA)
Author: by Marion Fasel
Published at: Rizzoli Electa (September 22, 2020)
Creatures from the animal kingdom represented in exquisite jewelry by renowned masters Cartier, Bulgari, Tiffany & Co., JAR, Belperron, David Webb, Schlumberger, Boucheron, and many other brilliant jewelers. Many of the most imaginative designs by the world’s great jewelry houses and artisans take inspiration from the animal kingdom.
From Cartier’s iconic panthers to Bulgari’s snakes and JAR’s butterflies, these spectacular objects dripping with precious stones are akin to wearable art. Beautiful Creatures depicts some of the most spectacular beasts ever transformed into sparkling treasures and accompanies a forthcoming special exhibition in the American Museum of Natural History’s Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals.
The 120 pieces featured date from the mid-1800s to the present, representing species from the realms of land, air, and water. Gorgeous studio photography of the jewelry is complemented by images of iconic personalities, including Elizabeth Taylor, Twiggy, and the Duchess of Windsor wearing famous animal-inspired jewels.
8. Paracord!: How to Make the Best Bracelets, Lanyards, Key Chains, Buckles, and More
Author: by Todd Mikkelsen
Published at: Skyhorse; Illustrated edition (July 15, 2014)
In Paracord!, you’ll find step-by-step instructions to take you through every project. Each step is accompanied by a color photo that clearly illustrates the process. Todd Mikkelsen’s Paracord! Offers a diverse collection of projects that utilize parachute cordsknown around the world as paracord.
Used by paratroopers and other military personnel during World War II, this lightweight nylon rope is now one of the most sought-after materials by crafters. Its durability and flexibility make it perfect for creating everyday accessories such as belts, bracelets, buckles, necklaces, dog leashes and collars, key chains, and more.
Projects include:Two-Color Solomon Bar BraceletShark Jaw Bone BracelitLocked Half Hitch BraceletWest Country Whipping Inverted BraceletGenoese Quick Deploy StrapZipper Quick Deploy SinnetThree-VBord Braid Necklace with Breakaway ClasmpsID LanyardAnd many more. As you will see, this rope comes in various colors, from army green to hot pink, making it easy to personalize every type of project.
9. Macramè: Wall Hanging&Plant Hangers-147Smart and Budget-Friendly steps to quickly learning how to furnish your home in a sharp way.Make your space a relaxing place and switch off from the city's chaos
Author: by Janet Myers
Published at: Independently published (January 22, 2021)
A HOUSE WITHOUT ART IS A PLACE WITHOUT A SOUL. If you are looking for a beginner’s master class that will help you to decorate your home in less than two weeks with macram patterns most appreciated by designers and even if you start from 0 then read all the details of this course.
This book has helped 2,437 people around the world to furnish their homes with wall hanging and plant hanger models. In this master class, you will find tips and techniques for beginner’s on how to create your own macram wall hanging and plant hanger models like a pro in no time and with a low budget.
What will you learn? How to improve your mental ability How to create beautiful wall hanging and plant hangers for your home Tools and materials needed to prepare you to become a macram master Step-by-step instructions for mastering all the beginner knots and techniques Materials you should use in macram (Don’t start a project without reading this) In-depth step-by-step instructions to make your first plant hanger project How to decrease your stress level And much more…
10. Kumihimo Basics and Beyond: 24 Braided and Beaded Jewelry Projects on the Kumihimo Disk
Author: by Rebecca Ann Combs
Published at: Kalmbach Books (November 5, 2013)
Kumihimo Basics and Beyond presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. Short demonstrations of the key techniques needed for each project are presented in easy-to-grasp portions, allowing beaders to learn and practice as they go.
Rebecca Combs demystifies tricky kumihimo math by providing detailed supply lists for each project in the book, plus teaches beaders how to calculate the amount of fiber and how many beads they’ll need for their future kumihimo projects.
11. Professional Jewelry Making: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Jewelry Techniques
Author: by Alan Revere
Published at: Brynmorgen Press; 1st edition (October 1, 2011)
When master goldsmith Alan Revere published Professional Goldsmithing in 1991, he brought traditional European trade education to the US for the first time, adapting it for an American audience. The book was a best seller and quickly became a standard text in the field.
To mark the 2oth anniversary of this groundbreaking work, Revere and Brynmorgen Press offer a revised and expanded edition that includes new projects, scores of new photos, and a handsome new layout. What hasn t changed is the precise instruction that makes this edition a fitting testament to its predecessor.
12. Bead Stitching Handbook
Author: by Bead&Button magazine
Published at: Kalmbach Books (February 1, 2019)
Bead stitchers looking for information and instructions for the major bead stitches will find it all in Bead Stitching Handbook. This complete reference to bead stitching techniques the only one of its kind just for stitching includes clear, step-by-step illustrations and instructions for 15 different bead stitches, plus variations and lots of tips.
Ideal for advanced beginners and experienced bead stitchers looking for accurate, in-depth information, this all-in-one resource also covers other stitching-related techniques like bead embroidery, soutache, and loomwork. Finally, the book includes information on beading materials, beads, thread, tools, weaves, knots, and much more.
Each stitch is demonstrated with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations, then demonstrated in a sample project so bead stitchers can see and understand how each stitch is applied. All instructions and projects are written by the contributors and editors of Bead&Button magazine, the original and most comprehensive beading magazine available today.
13. Soldering Made Simple: Easy techniques for the kitchen-table jeweler
Author: by Joe Silvera
Published at: Kalmbach Books (December 1, 2010)
This book is the complete guide to simple soldering. Soldering Made Simple takes all the mystery and fear out of soldering so that amateur jewelry makers even those who have never held a torch feel empowered and confident. Friendly and thorough instructional text and step-by-step photos help readers build skills gradually, which they can then employ with the included projects.
Joe Silvera presents soldering techniques that use a simple setup, a handheld butane torch that is safe and easy to operate, and a few other supplies.
14. Friendship Bracelets All Grown Up: Hemp, Floss, and Other Boho Chic Designs to Make (Design Originals) 30 Stylish Designs, Easy Techniques, and Step-by-Step Instructions for Intricate Knotwork
Author: by Suzanne McNeill
Published at: Design Originals (April 1, 2014)
Add instant eco-chic street fashion to any outfit with upscaled friendship bracelets for teens and grown-ups! 30 stylish designs from bohemian and mod to all-out fashionistaStep-by-step directions for each knot patternMore than 100 photos to illustrate variations in every style, from classic to eclecticCool patterns for making chevrons, stripes, waves, diamonds, twists, braids, and moreGet that trendy bohemian look with bountiful, bright colors on your arms and wrists!
Inside you’ll find dozens of stylish designs and easy techniques for making beautiful bracelets with embroidery floss and hemp. Friendship Bracelets: All Grown Up offers fresh ideas for expressing yourself with the texture and beauty of intricate knotwork. You’ll find cool patterns here for making chevrons, stripes, waves, diamonds, and more, with step-by-step instructions for each knot pattern.
Gorgeous color photographs illustrate variations in every style, from classic and natural to playful and eclectic. Stack your bracelets for a boho arm party, and embellish them with beads and buttons. Learn how to make inexpensive hemp jewelry in fun colors, inspired by laidback hippie vibes.
15. 7000 Years of Jewelry
Author: by Hugh Tait
Published at: Firefly Books; Updated edition (September 12, 2008)
“A mind-boggling feat, this survey of 7000 years of glittering memorabilia of lost empires, royal egos, superstition and sentiment.” -New York Times Book Review The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of jewelry. The previous edition of this exhaustive survey was published to critical acclaim by the British Museum Press.
Since publication, the museum has expanded its collection, with major acquisitions of pieces from Europe and Asia. The new edition includes a complete revision of the section on Europe after 1700, plus revisions to the sections on Celtic Europe, Roman Britain, cameos and finger rings.
The book explores the varied styles, techniques and materials used to make jewelry in many civilizations throughout the world and across the millennia. Egyptian necklaces, Celtic torcs, South American gold masks, Renaissance pendants and Art Nouveau buckles are examples of the range of the masterpieces described and illustrated with 400 superb photographs.
Simple Soldering: A Beginner's Guide to Jewelry Making
Author: by Kate Ferrant Richbourg
Published at: Interweave; Illustrated edition (November 27, 2012)
Metalworking is generally regarded as a skill that takes years of dedication, requires a large studio space, and costs a lot of money. Fortunately, Simple Soldering proves that does not need to be the case. This handy how-to guide is complete in its exploration of the craft of creating soldered metal jewelry, including tools, techniques, and 20 beautiful projects that beginners and enthusiasts can make at home.
Author and teacher Kate Richbourg demystifies basic soldering for any home crafter, showing how to create sophisticated, polished, and professional-looking jewelry pieces through simple soldering techniques. First, she instructs how to set up a jewelry workspace that fits the confines of your budget and living space.
Detailed step-by-step instructions walk you through the basic tools and materials you need, plus how to use them. A sample chapter gives a host of introductory exercises that teach solid skills, allowing you to test these techniques on a small scale.