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Buy your signed copy from the author. This 160-page best-selling craft title has recently gone out of print, but I was able to get the remaining copies from the publisher at a discount, and happy to pass the savings onto you; selling at 1$ under Amazon – how often is that possible!

The second book, Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections, takes you on a wire-wrapping adventure through 28 jewelry projects and dozens of techniques. Join me through this 160-page quest to balance metal and mineral, from the basics of metal wire, aspect ratio precise jump rings, gemstone beads, and simple hand tools to the essential techniques you'll need to master jump ring assembly, setting headpin beads, forging S-clasps, and bending identical earring backs from Argentium silver headpin wires.

Discover wire-wrapping techniques that progress from simple Tornado-wrapped earrings and Tornado Byzantine bracelet to the Chaos-wrapped gemstone-embellished earrings and repetitive bracelet. More complex techniques are explored in the later chapters where gemstone beads are set onto metal headpin wires in different ways and used to embellish a variety of chain patterns; including the Byzantine, Flower, Mobius, Dubious, Japanese, Inca Puño, European, and six-sided Snake chain.

For more information, view a sample of jewelry projects, magazine article publicity, and read customer reviews visit my website at: www.davidchain.com/book2.html.


Real Customer Testimonials:

THANK YOU!!!!! I just got your new book today and it is so inspiring! I am sitting in my garden and eating strawberries and reading your book. First I thought the chain in page 66 is my favorite, but then I came to page 76 and liked it too, but no less than chains in pages 88, 104, 115, 134, 146, 153. So I have some busy times coming. THANK YOU so much! - Maarit Horn

We received the second book on Saturday and were very excited. The projects are lovely, and the pictures are phenomenal! What a fantastic job you did on this book. Hope to see you next year at the Bead & Button Show. Again, thanks for your generosity. - Margaret Austin

Gorgeous, helpful, beautiful, inspiring new book arrived yesterday. Have just had enough time to thumb through it, but it looks fab!!! I see detailed instructions, and loads of info on making the really new and exciting pieces that are photographed. Job well done, Scott! I know you must be beside yourself with glee! - Dale Wigley
Buy your signed copy from the author. This 160-page best-selling craft title has recently gone out of print, but I was able to get the remaining copies from the publisher at a discount, and happy to pass the savings onto you; selling at 1$ under Amazon – how often is that possible!

The second book, Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections, takes you on a wire-wrapping adventure through 28 jewelry projects and dozens of techniques. Join me through this 160-page quest to balance metal and mineral, from the basics of metal wire, aspect ratio precise jump rings, gemstone beads, and simple hand tools to the essential techniques you'll need to master jump ring assembly, setting headpin beads, forging S-clasps, and bending identical earring backs from Argentium silver headpin wires.

Discover wire-wrapping techniques that progress from simple Tornado-wrapped earrings and Tornado Byzantine bracelet to the Chaos-wrapped gemstone-embellished earrings and repetitive bracelet. More complex techniques are explored in the later chapters where gemstone beads are set onto metal headpin wires in different ways and used to embellish a variety of chain patterns; including the Byzantine, Flower, Mobius, Dubious, Japanese, Inca Puño, European, and six-sided Snake chain.

For more information, view a sample of jewelry projects, magazine article publicity, and read customer reviews visit my website at: www.davidchain.com/book2.html.


Real Customer Testimonials:

THANK YOU!!!!! I just got your new book today and it is so inspiring! I am sitting in my garden and eating strawberries and reading your book. First I thought the chain in page 66 is my favorite, but then I came to page 76 and liked it too, but no less than chains in pages 88, 104, 115, 134, 146, 153. So I have some busy times coming. THANK YOU so much! - Maarit Horn

We received the second book on Saturday and were very excited. The projects are lovely, and the pictures are phenomenal! What a fantastic job you did on this book. Hope to see you next year at the Bead & Button Show. Again, thanks for your generosity. - Margaret Austin

Gorgeous, helpful, beautiful, inspiring new book arrived yesterday. Have just had enough time to thumb through it, but it looks fab!!! I see detailed instructions, and loads of info on making the really new and exciting pieces that are photographed. Job well done, Scott! I know you must be beside yourself with glee! - Dale Wigley

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ABOUT ARTIST
Hello, my name is Scott David Plumlee and I started handcrafting original chain jewelry designs back in 1995, while living at the Appalachian Center for Crafts. You may know my jewelry style from the five book and three video educational series on handcrafting beaded chain jewelry, dozens of magazine articles and leading hundreds of instructional workshops nationwide. Although I am no longer teaching jewelry classes, I do have over sixty downloadable PDF tutorials of original jewelry projects that you can make at home, with guidance to source supplies, tools, and lots of free tutorials at: www.davidchain.com.

ABOUT PROCESS
Chain Maille is an ancient technique used in the middle ages to link individual rings into wearable garments to serve as body armor protection. Today, chain making is typically used to create beautiful earrings, bracelets, and pendant designs that are uniquely strong yet flexible. I handcraft each chain design from scratch, starting with round metal wire that is wrapped onto a mandrel into a long coil. Each coil is then saw-cut into individual rings, which are then assembled with simple hand tools into a variety of chain patterns. The finished chain is then chemically cleaned, polished in a rotary tumbler, oven dried, and then hand-polished with a specialized tarnish-preventive Renaissance wax.

ABOUT MATERIALS
I use a variety of round metal wires; including copper, brass, silver-filled, sterling silver, and 14k gold-filled. I specifically use Argentium sterling silver wire to handcraft the shepherd’s hook earring backs, as many people with metal allergies can wear this advanced version of sterling silver. I employ a variety of semi-precious gemstone beads that are the best quality by color and clarity. Note that there may be a slight color variation in the gemstones you receive from those shown, due to the nature of using natural stones.

ABOUT COMMISSIONS
I am currently not accepting any jewelry commission requests, as I do not have a jewelry studio at the moment because I am in Bangkok working on a novel. However, if you can review my past artwork at: www.davidchain.com/commission.html.

COPYRIGHT
All jewelry designs and images are the copyrighted intellectual property of Scott David Plumlee, and may not be used without express permission.

Many Thanks,
Scott David Plumlee
www.davidchain.com
ABOUT ARTIST
Hello, my name is Scott David Plumlee and I started handcrafting original chain jewelry designs back in 1995, while living at the Appalachian Center for Crafts. You may know my jewelry style from the five book and three video educational series on handcrafting beaded chain jewelry, dozens of magazine articles and leading hundreds of instructional workshops nationwide. Although I am no longer teaching jewelry classes, I do have over sixty downloadable PDF tutorials of original jewelry projects that you can make at home, with guidance to source supplies, tools, and lots of free tutorials at: www.davidchain.com.

ABOUT PROCESS
Chain Maille is an ancient technique used in the middle ages to link individual rings into wearable garments to serve as body armor protection. Today, chain making is typically used to create beautiful earrings, bracelets, and pendant designs that are uniquely strong yet flexible. I handcraft each chain design from scratch, starting with round metal wire that is wrapped onto a mandrel into a long coil. Each coil is then saw-cut into individual rings, which are then assembled with simple hand tools into a variety of chain patterns. The finished chain is then chemically cleaned, polished in a rotary tumbler, oven dried, and then hand-polished with a specialized tarnish-preventive Renaissance wax.

ABOUT MATERIALS
I use a variety of round metal wires; including copper, brass, silver-filled, sterling silver, and 14k gold-filled. I specifically use Argentium sterling silver wire to handcraft the shepherd’s hook earring backs, as many people with metal allergies can wear this advanced version of sterling silver. I employ a variety of semi-precious gemstone beads that are the best quality by color and clarity. Note that there may be a slight color variation in the gemstones you receive from those shown, due to the nature of using natural stones.

ABOUT COMMISSIONS
I am currently not accepting any jewelry commission requests, as I do not have a jewelry studio at the moment because I am in Bangkok working on a novel. However, if you can review my past artwork at: www.davidchain.com/commission.html.

COPYRIGHT
All jewelry designs and images are the copyrighted intellectual property of Scott David Plumlee, and may not be used without express permission.

Many Thanks,
Scott David Plumlee
www.davidchain.com

Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections Book

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