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The Art Of Leather Braiding: Beginner's Guide To Making Jewelry, Pendants, Bracelets, Belts, Straps, And Key Fobs

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  • ISBN 9781839370090
  • Tittle The Art Of Leather Braiding: Beginner's Guide To Making Jewelry, Pendants, Bracelets, Belts, Straps, And Key Fobs
  • Author Natalie Stolbach
  • Year 2022
  • Final Pages 245
  • Publisher Lone Star Tannery Inc.
  • EISBN 9781839261176
  • Binding Hardcover
  • About the Author

    Natalie Stolbach is a Product Design and Development Professional at Technical Institute, Bern. She pursued her Master's in Fashion Design from Public Arts University, Leicester. She is actively engaged in the researches focused on leather braiding, making jewelry, art of leather belt, key fobs and edge lacing. Stolbach has spent more than a decade in the fashion industry and has authored numerous articles and books, which have been published worldwide. She has also been an invited speaker at various international conferences.

  • About the Book

    "Leather is sometimes braided to create various design e ects. This can be done for a wide range of applications, for example, making straps, or whips. Braiding leather has to be done manually and requires a high level of skill and practice. In recent years, we have seen a resurgence in the popularity of leather bracelets, especially among men in their mid-20s to late 30s. While you would normally see these bracelets adorning the arms of surfer-types, bikers, adventurers, and even rock band members, a lot of male executives of a certain age have taken to wearing them with their o ce suits. In the modern context, leather bracelets are worn by both men and women more for personal embellishment than anything more practical. The shape, size, and overall appearance of these bracelets re ects the wearer’s personality, taste, social standing, and even their lifestyle choices. This book covers the complete information about leather braiding. Chapter 1 presents the art of leather braiding. Leather is a great material for braiding and weaving. It is soft and pliable and can be cut into di erent numbers of strands easily using the same techniques that teach How to Make Leather Fringe Instructable. Leather’s exibility has allowed it to be braided for various reasons from decorative purposes for belts and bracelets or to simply add strength as a leather handle. Chapter 2 presents an overview of leather making jewelry industry. It explains the multifaceted future of the jewelry industry. It explains tips and tricks for using leather in jewelry. Moreover, it explains costume jewelry market. Chapter 3 focuses on pendants, types of pendants, and necklace. Also explores how to make a bead & wire heart pendant. Chapter 4 focuses on bracelets. You will understand the basics of bracelets, materials needed. You will know how to make leather bracelets. Chapter 5 focuses on the art of leather belt. It discusses on the manufacturing procedure of leather belt. Also explain the various types of leather for belts and the leather belt making or manufacturing business plan. Chapter 6 is about straps. It discusses the concept of straps and explain the types of straps. Chapter 7 focuses on key fobs and edge lacing. In this chapter, you will understand the key fobs and edge lacing. Key fob or keyring is a small ring or chain of metal to which several keys can be attached. The length of a keychain allows an item to be used more easily than if connected directly to a keyring. Some keychains allow one or both ends the ability to rotate, keeping the keychain from becoming twisted, while the item is being used. Lacing leather is very similar to hand-sewing. This book serve as valuable reference tool for students and practitioners as well."

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