Knitting.about.com has provided a very thorough review on this book. Many knitters are familiar with the concept of knitting with wire to make basic jewelry pieces. But Samantha A. Lopez takes the concept of combining knitting and jewelry making to a new level with her Knitted Wire Jewelry: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration. Knitting takes on a
Released in the spring of 2006, projects include European, Japanese, Byzantine and Spiral pattern variations, some of which incorporate beads and other accents that bring chainmail fully into the world of contemporary jewelry design. Based on some customers review on the book, I gather it is a good book for those who started to explore
The second book, Chain and Bead Jewelry: Creative Connections, is published by Watson-Guptill, released in July 2009. This new book continues the author’s exploration into beaded chain jewelry designs that he began in his first book, Handcrafting Chain and Bead Jewelry, a bestseller in its category, selling over 30,000 copies since its original publication in
We are going to start this year by providing reviews on jewelry making and beading books. This includes those in the form of physical book or ebook. Watch out for this in our next post. For authors of jewelry making books/ ebooks, you can submit your books for review. Contact us at diyjewelryclub at gmail
If you write jewelry making books or tutorials, you can send details to us so that we can link them here under our tutorial or book session. You can also send us the softcopy of the tutorial or book If you would like me to write a review about them.