A Complete Guide to Making Statement Jewelry from Objects Found in Nature
By Sarah Drew
(Running Press, Paperback, 9780762445271, 144pp.)
Publication Date: June 2012
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Are you on the hunt for one-of-a-kind jewelry, and interested in putting your own spin on classic pieces? This beautiful guide is complete with full-color pictures and step-by-step instructions on how to create unique pieces of contemporary jewelry from materials found in nature. You can use anything from paper, weathered wood, and tin cans to feathers, sea glass, and old vintage beads.
The author is an experienced jewelry maker and offers expert advice on how to identify and choose various materials, showing each step of the process. Readers will be able to create a wide range of different designs and styles for rings, pendants, earrings, and more, and ultimately craft their own wearable, natural art. For those who are environmentally conscious, this book is a great way to create eco-friendly jewelry.
Sarah Drew makes and sells her jewelry through her website, galleries, women's fashion boutiques, and bridal shops worldwide; and has just opened a shop and craft café at the Market House in St. Austell. Sarah has supplied her jewelry to Liberty, Harrods, and Browns Bride in London, and her work is also frequently presented in major fashion magazines. She is the author of Junk-Box Jewelry: 25 Inspirational Budget Projects. She currently lives in Cornwall, UK. Visit the author at sarahdrew.com.