Saturday, November 5, 2011

Just Released: Arty Jewelry IV !!!

I'm thrilled to finally be able to announce that Arty Jewelry IV was just published today and is now available as a printed and bound book via www.blurb.com!
This new book features nine projects, each one stepped out with full-color photos printed on premium paper. There are 294 photos!
160 pages, text in a big bold font, very easy to read. Learn wire shaping, forging and texturing, annealing metal to make gorgeous sterling-silver rings, wire weaving and knotless netting, metal engraving, etching copper tubing beads for jewelry, enameling copper headpins, wire spirals and cage beads, how to work with super heavy-gauge wire, and more!
To see all nine projects, click here.
To view a FREE preview of the first 15 pages of the book, click here.
Here are the projects:
Winged Things Earrings: Turn your favorite beads and wire into cute buggy earrings.
Wingy-Dingy Earrings: Take it one step further, and enamel those wire wings!
Metallo del Fiore Bangle: Learn to engrave metal and make a cool bangle with vintage button attachment.
Etched Copper Tubing: Etch hardware-store tubing and make beads for necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Step-by-step instructions also included for making the necklace pictured above plus a pair of earrings!
Colorful Cage-Bead Bracelet: Learn to make wire cage beads and torch-fire enamel them. Makes a great bracelet and you can also use these beads in necklaces and earrings, too.
Vintage Button Brooch & Pendant: Detailed instructions on making a brooch using your favorite vintage buttons—or use a favorite bead and turn it into a button (I show you how). Also included: How to turn your brooch into a pendant!
Silver Cutlery Rings: If you have some old silver spoons and forks laying around, I'll show you how to quickly turn them into beautiful, wearable rings.
The Grungy Bangle: Ever work with 8-gauge wire? It's fun! Learn how to make your own bold, grungy bangle with wire-wrapped embellishment.
And finally, the Antique Dolly Pendant! She's all stepped out with over 50 photos and detailed instructions. Learn to make your own gorgeous pendant featuring an antique doll torso.
I hope you like Arty Jewelry IV... it's by far my favorite book and I think the projects are beautiful, fun to make, and educational, too. To read more about it, click here.
Don't forget: From now through November 30, 2011, you can save $10 on any of my five books published on www.blurb.com! That includes my four "Arty Jewelry" titles and "100 Art-Jewelry Inspirations," my artist portfolio.
Just use the promo code BIGTEN when you check out.
Happy wrapping,
Sharilyn

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