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By Jenn Mason

By way of blending really basic jewellery making tools with general paper arts innovations, Altered Paper Jewelry deals paper crafters, altered artwork aficionados, and jewellery makers inventive new principles for developing fashionable and modern jewellery from attractive paper.

In this e-book, bracelets, necklaces, rings and different jewellery can be embellished and developed with discovered paper, images and lovely scrapbook papers. Beads may be formed from rolled paper, coated with decoupage, and molded with paper craft add-ons. Paper-like fabrics resembling vellum, transparencies, scale back plastic and printable textile paper can be punched, minimize, reduced in size and rolled into mini wearable masterpieces. Paper may be folded into lockets, embedded into belt buckles, and fixed into detailed shapes, all within the pursuit of non-public adornment. Illustrated step by step directions and templates integrated.

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The toothpicks whimsy in this pair of earrings is exaggerated by the variations in the acrylic gel (gloss) bead groupings. For a more austere pair of earlobe ornaments, consider wax paper a single-stranded dangle created from a more ornate paper. The possibil- assorted beads ities are infinite. eight decorative head pins two jump rings 1. two ear hooks 2. 3. 4. 5 cm) long vertically from the striped paper, and four samesize strips horizontally from the striped paper. Lay a toothpick on the end of one of the strips and roll the paper tightly around the toothpick.

Add a lobster clasp. C O L L A G E D A N D L A Y E R E D 47 48 A L T E R E D P A P E R J E W E L R Y Textbook Case: Paper-Covered Bead Variation Materials A hundred times more subtle than the Baubled Bangle, this covered-bead variation is classic in its simplicity. Text from a vintage Basic Paper Tool Kit book is wrapped over, under, and around a wooden bead before being Basic Jewelry Tool Kit glazed with gloss gel. The shiny bead and its copper-colored counterparts wax paper contrast elegantly with the matte rubber tubing used for this uncompli- vintage script book text cated necklace.

Create a simple loop (page 14) at the end of each head pin. Attach one set of four head pins to the jump ring (page 16) and attach the jump ring to the ear hook. Repeat with the remaining head pins. P U R E L Y P A P E R 35 CHAPTER 3 36 A L T E R E D P A P E R J E W E L R Y Collaged an∂Layered W e turn up the volume in this chapter, adding layers upon paper layers to acrylic shapes, wooden beads, and dominoes. Although some people live by the motto “Keep it simple,” collage artists wouldn’t be caught dead leaving some- thing unembellished.

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