This title allows readers to master the basics before becoming more complex in detail. Designs that appeal to today's consumer, projects galore and a well proven author make this book a must have for anyone interested in crafting handmade jewellery to keep, share or sell. Using inexpensive wire and tools commonly found around the home, readers will learn how to bend, twist and coil wire to create an endless variety of shapes for attractive necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Once readers master the basic wire shapes, they will learn how to create finished pieces by incorporating fasteners, earring hooks and cording. When these basic building blocks are mastered, readers will learn how to embellish their designs with beads and more complex designs. It provides practice projects, step by step instructions and a gallery of designs that will show readers just how easy it is to get started in this fun and rewarding craft.