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Vol. 7 No. 2
April-May 2011

features
4|

off the wire

6|

teacher’s: do’s and don’ts
in the classroom

By Denise Peck, Editor-in-Chief

By Connie Fox

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patina and texture

11|

wire works

54|

spotlight

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A jewelry maker’s essential tools.
By Ronna Sarvas Weltman

A gallery of original designs.

by Jane Dickerson

62| book review

by Sara Richardson

63|

wire basics

Skill Levels

On the Cover
easy! Monet’s Flowers

step by step

jewelry

5-minute
5
chain maille
earrings p. 64

by Melissa Meman

Learn to
Wire Wrap
Beads

Advertising Sections

Use Glass Leaf-Shaped
Beads to Make Wonderful
Vintage-Inspired Earrings

add pizzazz
with patina
and texture

beginner
beginner/intermediate
intermediate
intermediate/advanced
advanced

58| Marketplace

p. 8

create
a custom cuff

61| Advertiser’s Index

from an old
zipper! p. 30

Vol. 7 No.2 Apr-May 2011
U.S. $5.99/CAN $7.99

functional focals:
MAKE A STAMPED TOGGLE CLASP

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projects
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tangy toggles

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tropical rain

A silver disc and tubing make this
clever clasp.
By Cassie Donlen

Sterling earrings are adorned with
weaving and beads.
By Deborah Gray-Wurz

20| galadriel’s cuff
Make a substantial fabric of chain maille.
By Vanessa Walilko

26| merry go round

Coil several colors of wire to match your focal.
By Holly Hancock

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30| zipped up

Cut up old zippers to make a very
new bracelet!
By Arja Aalto-Viittala

32|

funambulist

34|

abstract sakura

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Use basic wire skills to make this fun bracelet.
By Kerry Bogert

46| clear waters

Curlicue pieces lashed with fine wire create
elegant filigree.
By Jodi L. Bombardier

50| monet’s flowers

Delicate floral necklace.
By Alice Garfield

Wire weave leaf beads into blossoms.
By Melissa Meman

sparkling lace

Faceted rondelles make this airy bracelet sparkle.
By Ronda Stevens

64| 5-minute jewelry
Cascade of Hoops
By Shelley Hubbs

bubbles

Fuse Argentium rings into any shape
bubble pendant.
By Phyllis Adams

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