New book from Bead&Button contributor
Brenda Schweder's Vintage Redux: Remake Classic and Collectible Jewelry presents a variety of creative projects using jewelry items spanning every decade from 1920 to 1990.
Published: September 30, 2008
|WAUKESHA, Wis. — In her new book, Vintage Redux: Remake Classic and Collectible Jewelry, author and artist Brenda Schweder instructs readers how to turn discarded treasures from the past into new jewelry styles to wear today.|
A comprehensive guide directs readers as to what tools, materials, and basic techniques they'll need for each project, and a six-page gallery showcasing work from various artists offers them inspiration. Step-by-step photos, instructions, and tips will help jewelry makers of all experience levels make beautiful pieces.
"Brenda's ideas are more than clever - they're accessible. They're a perfect way for a jewelry designer to really explore their own creative spirit."
-- Cathy Jakicic, BeadStyle Editor
Schweder also showcases her creative talents in Junk to Jewelry: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Found Objects in Jewelry You Can Actually Wear from Kalmbach Publishing Co. Her projects have been featured in Bead&Button, BeadStyle, and Art Jewelry magazines as well as in numerous books and booklets.
Vintage Redux: Remake Classic and Collectible Jewelry is available in bookstores and direct from Kalmbach Publishing Co. for $21.95. To order the book direct, call (800) 533-6644, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Central Time or on the Web at kalmbachstore.com.