Artist Heather Powers teaches simple techniques for making custom wire and metal clasps, links, chains, pendants, headpins, and other components that are usually purchased. Jewelry makers can then experiment and combine components to create truly personalized, one-of-a-kind finished necklaces and earrings. Techniques include wire shaping, metal texturing and sketching, adding color with polymer clay, and more. Jewelry makers can try the simple techniques in a variety of materials to achieve different looks. 29 projects for jewelry makers eager to personalize every project. 345 colour photos. 8.25 x 10.75 inches. 112 pages. Published by Kalmbach.