Live Wire Jewelry by Katie Hacker

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Colorful wire jewelry with a twist!

Warm, vibrant copper or cool, soothing blue--there's no doubt that color inspires us to create. Katie Hacker's Live Wire Jewelry colors your world with 30 dynamic designs, all featuring vibrant hues of colored wire. Coil, wrap, loop, weave and twist your way to dazzling necklaces, elegant earrings and playful bracelets. Dressed up or dressed down, the designs in Live Wire Jewelry are sure to make you sparkle and shine.

Inside you'll find: 30 brilliant, colorful jewelry designs An in-depth course in wire-working, from types and gauges of wire to instructions on how to make jump rings, links, hooks, bundled wire beads and more Variations that demonstrate how to translate ideas from the projects into your own unique creations Add a spark of creativity and color to your wardrobe with the high-voltage designs in Live Wire Jewelry!


About Katie Hacker

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Katie Hacker is the host of the public television show, Beads, Baubles and Jewels. Between 1999 and 2005, she wrote 15 books about jewelry and 5 about general crafts for Hot Off the Press that, combined, have sold nearly a million copies. She is also the author of Hip to Bead (Interweave, 2006), Simple & Stylish Bead Accents (KP, 2005) and the coauthor of Bead & Wire Jewelry Exposed (NL, 2009). Through Walter Foster, she has two kits with booklets—Fashion Your Own Beaded Jewelry, 2006—and just this year, she launched her own product line with Beadalon—Katiedids Creative Components. Katie teaches workshops at national venues like the Bead & Button Show and she is a columnist for Beadwork magazine. She is a guest blogger at Create Your Style and at Beadalon. Hacker lives in Keystone, IN.
Published January 12, 2012 by North Light Books. 128 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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