Archive | May 7, 2019

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

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 more
  • 8 stylish DIY projects for statement jewelry like necklaces, pendants, hairpins, and earrings
  • Comprehensive guide includes step-by-step instructions, lists of materials and tools needed, and helpful tips and tricks
  • Beginner-friendly for anyone who is new to wire wrapping or just wants to brush up on techniques

Wire 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.

Internationally recognized craft author and instructor Lora S. Irish shows you how to use a handful of tools and materials to produce fun and elegant pieces simply by learning the basic steps. Achieve that bold designer look without breaking the bank!

In Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Techniques, you’ll learn how to:

  • Add texture using tightly packed wire‑wrapped coils
  • Add a grunge look using random, loosely packed twists and turns
  • Add bead clusters anywhere on a bent‑wire link
  • Secure free-floating arms and anchor open hoops
  • Experiment with added coils and beaded wires
  • Create intricate woven patterns with wire
  • Create connecting loops to add side chains and earring hooks
  • And much more!

This handy jewelry guide from the legendary Lora Irish will have even beginners creating eye candy jewelry that’s runway ready!

“It may take practice to get as good as Irish… but it will surely be worth it”
BRISTOL HERALD COURIER

“[Lora] takes you through the basics… and then sets you on the path to designing your own pieces right away so you can free your inner jewelry artist”
—CRAFT GOSSIP

“If you are interested in designing jewelry using wire‑wrapping techniques, then [Lora Irish’s book] is a must”
—NIGHTOWLREVIEWS.COM

50 Pieces Mixed Irregular Healing Stone Beads Bullet Shape Crystal Stone Pendants Quartz Charms with Storage Bag for Jewelry Making (Style 2)


Features:

Various designs:
These pendants have 50 different designs, with various shapes/ bullet shape and colors in random delivery, they allow you to match with your different kinds of jewelry much easier.

Features:
Made of artificial stones, glass and alloy, which is durable, smooth and fine workmanship, comfortable for you to touch and use.
These pendants are stored in a velvet bag, convenient for you to store, also easy for you to carry them wherever you need.

Wide ranges of usage:
Suitable for making different kinds of jewelry, such as necklace making, bracelet making and so on, also can be applied to make many art and craft projects or any other items you what.

Package includes:
50 x Irregular healing stones/ bullet shape pendants
1 x Velvet storage bag

Notes:
The colors and shapes of these pendant stones are in random delivery.
Do not put them in the mouth in case of swallowing.
Due to different screens, the real colors may have slight differences.

Product Features

  • Package includes: 50 pieces pendants in a storage bag, sufficient quantity for you to diy jewelry; Color: multicolored, can meet your various needs
  • Material: made of artificial stones, alloy, glass, which is durable, smooth and fine workmanship, comfortable for you to touch and use
  • Various designs: these pendants have 50 different designs, with irregular shapes/ bullet shape and colors in random delivery, they allow you to match with your different kinds of jewelry much easier
  • Come with a storage bag: these pendants are stored in a velvet bag, convenient for you to store, also easy for you to carry them wherever you need
  • Wide ranges of usage: suitable for making different kinds of jewelry, such as necklace making, bracelet making and so on, also can be applied to make many art and craft projects or any other items you what

Kensington Hill Abstract Family 19 1/4″ High Bronze Sculpture

Add style to a side or accent table with this contemporary sculpture. Four family members depicted in minimal style stand holding hands. Made of lightweight resin and finished in bronze.

Product Features

  • 19 1/4″ high x 11″ wide x 5 1/4″ wide.
  • Abstract sculpture depicts a family standing holding hands.
  • From the Kensington Hill brand of home accents.
  • Bronze finish. Black finish rectangular pedestal base.
  • Cast resin construction.

ArtNaturals Anti-Aging-Set with Vitamin-C Retinol and Hyaluronic-Acid – (3 x 1 oz) Serum for Anti Wrinkle and Dark Circle Remover – All Natural and Moisturizing

“For those firmly committed to turning back time on their skin, ArtNaturals’ Anti-Aging Serum Set gets the gold medal. The three serums used in combination enhance and energize the renewal effects on skin. 20 Percent Vitamin C Serum diminishes fine lines and sun damage; Retinol Serum’s antioxidants boost collagen production, and Hyaluronic Acid fights blemishes and dryness. All this and deep moisturizing, too!

Let ArtNaturals’ Vitamin C Serum to go to work on your fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles and sun damage. Enhanced with Vitamin E and aloe vera, gotu kola and other plant extracts, the serum absorbs fast and is skincare’s best step after toning. Gentle and pure, it won’t irritate or cause redness.

ArtNaturals’ Retinol Serum’s a star for its enhanced ingredients, including aloe vera and Vitamins E and C, and its powerful collagen-boosting ability. This antioxidant power blend goes after crow’s feet, fine lines, spots and pesky bags, rejuvenating and renewing. Great for hands as well.

As skin ages, it loses moisture. ArtNaturals’ Hyaluronic Acid Serum uses the marvelous acid (a natural component of skin) to improve moisture content and strengthen the skin’s outer layers. Presto—skin’s plumper, fine lines disappear and glow gets glowing. Added plus: It provides antioxidant defense against free-radical damage. Gentle enough for all skin types.

Used together, Art Naturals’ Anti-Aging Set provides super-effective, natural healing, hydrating, soothing and protecting for skin. You’ll see your skin’s youthful radiance and brightness return. These three serums are a skincare super-team that’s on your side!”

Product Features

  • ANTI-AGING SERUM – Gift Set includes our uniquely formulated, powerfully Vitamin C Face Serum, Retinol Serum, and Hyaluronic Acid. Together, these se-rums work to plump, hydrate, smooth and soften skin, rejuvenating and help fight signs of age.
  • VITAMIN C – absorbs fast and targets Fine Lines, Wrinkles, and Sun Damage, with added botanical ingredients, such as Vitamin E, Gotu Kola, Jojoba Oil, and Aloe Vera to firm and even skin tone.
  • RETINOL – Antioxidant, Collagen-Boosting power is a nighttime fighter against Crow’s Feet, Fine Lines, Spots and Under-Eye Bags, Clarifying, Purifying as it helps Tighten Skin, Sooth Blemishes, and battle the signs of aging.
  • HYALURONIC ACID – uses Skin’s natural component, to Deeply Hydrate, Mois-turize and Plump Up Skin. Fine Lines diminish, and skin Brightens with increased Radiance.

Mele & Co. Davina Locking Wooden Jewelry Box in Mahogany Finish

A sense of subtle grace and forthright style bestow the Mele & co. Davina locking jewelry box with a quiet glamour. Its open design with full interior mirror, automatic tray, and one open drawer offers endless storage possibilities.

Product Features

  • Fully locking mahogany finish jewelry box
  • Sculptural front profile and full interior mirror
  • Main compartment offers four equally divided sections
  • Automatic tray and automatic drawer offer extra storage
  • Silver tone lock plus tasseled key and drawer pull

UEK Jewelry Box for Women with 3 Drawers, Velvet Jewellery Organizer for Earring Bangle Bracelet Necklace and Rings Storage – Grey

“jewelry box is perfect for holding your favourite jewelry with the simplistic design and stylish look.

jewelry Organizer with 3 Drawers(fully velvet lined for protection)
❶The top drawer with ring divider sections is for the rings or stud earrings.
❷The 2nd drawer with the dividers is for the bracelet or big earrings.
❸The 3rd drawer without the dividers is for the necklace.

Rectangle jewelry box with dividers useful dividers
the various compartments keep your jewelry away from getting messed up;
easily store different sizes of jewelry, even necklace, bangles and big earrings like hooped earrings.

Excellent jewelry Organizer on the dressing table, looks great with your make up Organizers
Transparent ring divider sections: it’s easy to save your time to find your favourite ring at first glance.
The clear shell keeps your favourite jewelry dust-free, and it’s easy to clear the box with damp cloth.

Size
L 9.25inch X W5.98inch X H4.21inch

Reminder:
Not a good choice for travel;
Not a good choice for some chunkier jewelry;
Usually, It’s easy to store your most rings in the ring holder, but you could put it in the notches next to the ring holder if the height of any big ring is more than 2.5cm.”

Product Features

  • ❤Velvet jewelry box with 3 drawers: Fully lined interior to make it stylish look and provide your jewelry better protection.
  • ❤Rectangle jewelry box with dividers: the various compartments keep your jewelry away from mess-up; easily store different sizes of jewelry, even necklace, bangle, big earring like the hoop.
  • ❤Transparent ring divider sections: it’s easy to save your time to find your favourite ring at the first glance.
  • ❤Clear acrylic shell: the clear shell keeps your favourite jewelry dust-free, and it’s easy to clear the box with the damp cloth.
  • ❤Best jewelry box on the dressing table, looks great with your make up Organizers.