Book Review * First time Jewelry Making

With the expert guidance of jewelry-making expert Tammy Powley in First Time Jewelry Making, your goal is within reach.

The detailed descriptions of materials and easy step-by-step instructions for a variety of techniques will have you making earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more in no time. The book guides you through the basics for a variety of jewelry mediums and methods, from bead stringing and wirework to chain making, metalwork, resin, and more. Simple projects like the Red Rhapsody Beaded Chain Bracelet, the Silver Metal Clay Link Earrings, and the Japanese Paper Ladybug Resin Pendant introduce you to skills you’ll use often as you continue to learn about and explore jewelry making.

With First Time Jewelry Making, you’ll soon be creating your own amazing jewelry designs with confidence.

Net Galley Book Review:

Have you ever wanted to make jewelry? : First Time Jewelry Making: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide is the book you need. It starts with a discussion of all the tools with explanations and large photos of each. Next is a comprehensive review of jewelry findings (earrings, clasps and connectors) and an explanation of when or why to use them.
The rest of the book is divided into 6 general sections – Bead Stringing, Wirework, Chain Making, Fabricating Metal (using metal sheets and wire into jewelry without soldering), Metal Clay, and Resin.  With an
abundance of large close-up photos this make it the user friendly book you need . I guarantee that no matter how much jewelry you’ve made before or never made any this book is perfect.

Thank you to Quarto Publishing Group – Quarry Books and NetGalley for an advance reader copy in exchange for my honest opinion.

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