Chain and Bead Jewelry

Geometric Connections: A New Angle on Creating Dimensional Earrings, Bracelets, and Necklaces

By Scott David Plumlee
Watson-Guptill Publications, Paperback, 9780823033393, 160pp.

Publication Date: November 16, 2010

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Description
In "Chain and Bead Jewelry Geometric Connections, "wirework jewelry designer Scott David Plumlee shares his techniques for creating an amazing array of original designs using copper, silver, brass, and gold jump rings, all inspired by geometric shapes.
By adapting and building on the traditional Byzantine chain configuration, Scott creates unique collections of earrings, bracelets and necklaces, from three-sided Tripoli to the four-sided Quatrefoil to the five-sided Pentagon, plus innovative Organic designs, including fish, five- and six- pointed snowflakes, and a butterfly.
The thorough "Chain and Bead Basics" chapter, which guides readers through all the essential tools and techniques, makes it easy for beginners to re-create these stunning pieces.



Praise For Chain and Bead Jewelry

"Who knew that little old jump rings--when linked together just so--could turn into spectacular pieces of jewelry art? Chain mail expert Scott David Plumlee breaks down the byzantine chain, Tripoli formations, triangle formations, quatrefoil and trapezoid formations, and lots more--but if you're getting cold sweats thinking about high school geometry, just know that you're in gentle, capable hands." --Bead Design Studio Magazine

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