What could be more fun than making, swapping, collecting, and wearing little art charms? Peggy Krzyzewski and Christine Hansen don't just enjoy making art charms, they are also involved in the larger community of artists who love trading them! Now in Making Mixed-Media Art Charms and Jewelry, you can learn their tricks for making a wide variety of these little gems.
The book is arranged by materials, so that you can decide at a glance whether you want to concentrate on wood, fiber, glass, metal, resin, paper, found objects, polymer clay, or plastic. There is a section near the end of the book that shows you some ideas for using your charms in finished pieces, and a section covering how to get involved in swaps. I am happy to say that basic techniques and safety concerns (especially when working with found objects) are also covered very well in this book. I truly think there is something here for jewelry artists of every level.
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