Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, c2008
127 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781592534548, 1592534546, Language:
By mixing relatively simple jewelry making methods with standard paper arts techniques, "Altered Paper Jewelry" offers paper crafters, altered art aficionados, and jewelry makers creative new ideas for creating stylish and contemporary jewelry from gorgeous paper. Projects include: jewelry decorated and constructed with found paper, photos and beautiful scrapbook papers; beads fashioned from rolled paper, covered with decoupage, and molded with paper craft accessories; paper-like materials, such as vellum, transparencies, shrink plastic and printable fabric paper punched, cut, shrunk and rolled into mini wearable masterpieces, and more. Includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions and templates
1. Tools and techniques : Inside the paper studio ; Inside the jewelry studio ; Simple or eye loop ; Double loop ; Wrapped loop ; Opening and closing jump rings ; Overhand knot and sliding closure ; Crimp bead ; Spring end crimp bead -- 2. Purely paper : Lilies of the neckline: origami necklace ; Glitter lilies: Origami variation ; Mood swings: laminated paper pendant ; Wrist ringlet: laminated paper variation ; A trip remembered: mini journal necklace ; It's easy being green: mini journal variation ; Looking good: paper bead eyeglass chain ; Striped and sassy: Paper bead variation -- 3. Collaged and layered : Domino effect: game piece necklace ; Mini mélange: game piece variation ; Asian adornment: filled frames bracelet ; Digit decorum: filled frames variation ; Baubled bangle: Paper-covered bead bracelet ; Textbook case: Paper-covered bead variation ; Kimono-esque jewel: paper-encased bead pendant ; Conquering cuff: paper-encased variation -- 4. Alluringly transparent : All buckled up: Acrylic decoupage bracelet ; Daily catch: acrylic decoupage variation ; Gorgeous geisha: acrylic collage pendant ; Maps and such: acrylic collage variation ; Suspended sparkler: crystal collage necklace ; Chandelier chic: crystal collage variation ; Rose-colored readers: resin reading glasses ; Buckle, buckle: resin variation ; Paper bling: plastic tube necklace ; Marbled ensemble: plastic tube variation -- 5. Almost paper : Finger rapt: shrink plastic ring ; Ruffled cuff: shrink plastic variation ; Rolled and pressed: paper clay necklace ; Wristful thinking: paper clay variation ; Rebel with a cuff: fabric paper cuff-let ; London neckline: fabric paper variation -- 6. Anthology of adornment
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