This comprehensive guide to working with wire, focusing on the intricate skills of weaving, binding, coiling, and layering, will inspire all levels of jewelry-maker. The 24 projects, ranging from elegant pendants to earrings, rings, brooches, and bracelets, will appeal to a wide range of tastes and are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced sections.
Abby’s experience running tutorials on this wonderful craft shines out in the clarity of the step-by-step instruction for each project and the invaluable tools and techniques section. To Abby, teaching is all about getting the detail right and taking out the guesswork so the maker can concentrate on the end result of a beautiful piece of jewelry.
Abby Hook has been making jewelry since she was a child and has focused on wire techniques for the past 10 years. She currently teaches her skills and designs through online tutorials and is an approved teacher on www.jewelrylessons.com. She is also one of the judges for Jewelry Lessons’ International competition. Hook has also contributed several articles in GMC Publication’s respected Making Jewellery magazine.