Beautiful Elements: Creative Components to Personalize Your Jewelry.pdf
Beautiful Elements, is a mixed-materials jewelry-making project and technique book that teaches simple techniques using wire, metal, and polymer clay to enhance and personalize beaded jewelry. With thirty projects readers will learn how to create natural shapes from metal, sketch” with a hammer to create clever designs, and transform bits of polymer clay and wire into adornments. The book will cover how to make simple findings like handcrafted earring wires, chain, and toggle clasps. In this book author Heather Powers shares her secrets from her own successful jewelry making business.
Heather Powers is an active bead artist who specializes in polymer clay and other areas such as wire and metal. She is a graduate of Kendall College of Art, B.A. Fine Arts. She is the creative force behind the Bead Cruise, Bead week and the Art Bead Scene. Heather is very active at national shows and is a strong self-promoter on various social sites. Learn more on her web site, Humblebeads.com. She lives in South Haven, MI.