Written for jewelry makers of all media and skill levels, this book encourages the mixing of techniques with the skills of others to create unique designs. A collaboration of eleven multi-talented instructors makes this book unique. It features 9 exciting projects combining various materials into new jewelry designs for necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more. Each project brings together two or three jewelry making techniques, each of which could also be used for independent projects. The techniques include wire work, beading, chain mail, glass beading, macram? bead stitching, metal & polymer clay, netting, and PMC.Includes detailed instructions from designers Lana May, Irina Serbina, Kathy St. Martin, Olena Bugrimenko, Dale "Cougar" Armstrong, Laurie Nessel, Albina Manning, Geri Cook, and Meredith Arnold. In the gallery are works by Jean Campbell and Tatiana Van Iten.