Step by Step Wire Jewelry, June/July 2012

Discover the new tools of 2012 that made it to Ronna Sarvas Weltman’s hall of fame! From one-step crimpers to loop-closing pliers, these new tools are all the rage.

Learn how to take a special memory and turn it into a design alongside Kerry Bogert. See the color canvas she chose for her design and discover how one of her family traditions turned into a fabulous piece of jewelry!

2012 Featured Artist Lilian Chen creates earrings that are symmetrical by making them simultaneously. Follow Lilian’s step-by-step instructions and you’ll have yourself a pretty pair of earrings perfect for summertime.

Use your favorite toggle clasp as a focal piece to create a funky ring, mix up beads when creating earrings for a unique look, explore working with bronze and sheet wire while you create a bold cuff, and more!

Plus, make your own delicate earrings using leaf findings in just 5 minutes . . . yes, just 5 minutes!    

Resources

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Some Projects in this Current Issue

 
Caught in Orbit
Kerry Bogert



Puzzled
Alicia Champ

Bronze Age Cuff
Linda Larsen

Toggle Ring
Eva Sherman
Projects in Previous Issue

Crystal Petals
Lilian Chen



Swinging Trapeze
Marsha Neal Studio

Beaded Wave
Shelley Hubbs

Timeless Teardrops
Karen Karon
 Projects in our Store

spirit dancer
Cindy Wimmer



wilma flintstone cuff
Eva Marie Sherman

whimsy hearts
Jodi Bombardier

sugar plum petticoats
Kerry Bogert

ADVERTISING AND  FEATURES

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Features

off the wire
By Denise Peck, Editor-in-Chief

Artisan Showcase
By Jane Dickerson

New Tools Hall of Fame 2012
By Ronna Sarvas Weltman 


Color Canvas
Kerry Bogert
         




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