This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of jewelry making. This book provides a reference for all methods, including bead stringing, wire work, metal fabrication, metal clay, polymer clay, fiber, and resin. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basics.
15 new projects
All new gallery of jewelry by various designers
Tammy Powley is a jeweler, teacher, and writer. She is the author of Quarry Book's Making Designer Seed Bead, Stone, and Crystal Jewelry (2006), a frequent contributor to Jewelry Crafts magazine, and the host and manager of About.com's jewelry-making website for which she writes regular columns. She resides in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Tammy Powley is a writer, designer, and teacher. She is a long-time crafter working in all kinds of media from fiber arts to glass. After spending eight years on the art show circuit selling her jewlery designs as well as supplying small boutiques with her work, she began writing about her crafting experiences and focused on teaching others how to make jewelry. She is the author of numerous jewelry making books and has an extensive background in writing for the web. Tammy has a Ph.D. in Texts and Technology, and as her "day job," she teaches college English, primarily composition, literature, and technical communications. See her web site at www.tammypowley.com for more information.