Wire & Fire: Blend Wire Weaving and Torch Techniques for Beautiful Jewelry (Paperback)

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Wire & Fire, award-winning jewelry artisan Kaska Firor's collaboration with her daughter, designer Katherine Firor Colque, is a collection of stunning wire and metal projects with an artisan flair The book combines traditional wire-wrapping techniques like weaving and coiling with torch-based techniques, including forging, sawing, shaping and soldering wire, making a bezel, and creating wire prongs. Combining these styles opens up a world of design possibilities for sophisticated wire jewelry. The 15 earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets, and other projects are fresh, bold, contemporary, and totally unique. Wire & Fire is ideal for intermediate wireworkers who are familiar with wire-wrapping techniques and interested in using a torch with wire to create polished, intricate jewelry. The projects incorporate easy-to-find copper or silver wire with other elements. Each technique is explained with step-by-step instructions and photos, and the softcover book includes a gallery of gorgeous pieces for even more inspiration.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781627006361
ISBN-10: 1627006362
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
Publication Date: November 10th, 2019
Pages: 112
Language: English

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