Wire Wrapping: The Basics and Beyond

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This wonderful new book from Jewelry Artist and Author Jim McIntosh takes you from the basics of wire art to some very advanced concepts of design. There are over 390 images that illustrate all of the steps in producing fine wire jewelry. The book is broken down into 3 sections that span 289 pages.

Section 1 contains everything that a beginner needs to know. You'll learn how to choose the right wire for the job, what tools work best, how to choose a stone for your work, and much more. Even if you're a seasoned veteran at wire art this section will help.

Section 2 is all about the projects. Start off with basic pendants and finish off with advanced rings. All of the concepts that are taught in section 2 are accompanied by images that show you the proper technique involved to produce some beautiful work. However, the instruction doesn't end there. With each of the projects shown, you'll learn how to expand the idea and make it your own.

Section 3 takes you on a exploration of wire art design. Have you ever wondered how you could change your current work into a design that no one has ever seen? This section will show you how. You'll tackle some of the common problems that have plagued wire artists for years.