Friday, November 13, 2015

Origami Jewelry Review & Giveaway

Origami Pendant
Origami Jewelry: Easy-to-Make Paper Pendants, Bracelets, Necklaces and Earrings by Michael G LaFosse and Richard L Alexander released October 27, 2015 by TUTTLE Publishing. Learn how with a few basic craft shop supplies - glue, wire and paper, you can make your very own origami jewelry. This 80 page paperback and DVD provide comprehensive instructions for making custom paper jewelry and gift boxes. Diagrams with text and/or a professionally made DVD take you clearly through the folding sequences of each objet d'art. The DVD menu lets you skip easily from project to project. Includes sections on back-coating the paper for more durability, cutting and trimming papers to size, adhesives and glues, and wire work. One-on-one with the worlds best - you cannot go wrong. I made the above pendant by folding a single 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" square of handmade Japanese paper, I just love it. Get your copy below!

Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
The Origamido Studio
Origami Symbols Keys
Our Origamido Jewelry Design System
Wearability is Critical

Square Beads
Bead Caps
Square Bead Mounting Covers
Pillow Beads
Square Rhombus Beads
Preliminary Form Connectors
Rhombus Bases
Triangle Beads

Triangle Bead Morphs
   Barrel Beads
   Flattened Barrel Beads
   Lantern Beads
   Teardrop Beads
   Blossom Beads

Triangle Bead Morphs with Tabs
   Barrel Beads with Tabs
   Flattened Barrel Beads with Tabs
   Lantern Beads with Tabs
  Teardrop Beads with Tabs

Preliminary Form Beads
Arrowhead Beads
Owl Beads
Twin Arrowhead Beads
Duo Kite Beads
Trident Beads
Wolverine Claws
Abstract Sail Elements
Angel Wings
Slinking Triangle Beads
Square Jewelry Gift Box and Lid
Long Jewelry Gift Box and Lid

Papers and Materials
Back-Coating the Paper
Cutting and Trimming Papers to Size
Basic Tools
Building Pieces of Origami Jewelry
Findings 
  Clasps
  Pin Backs
  Ear Wires
Wirework
Adhesives & Glues

Origami Jewelry is available worldwide at Tuttle Publishing. Check out their unique catalog, rooted in Asian culture, language and history at Tuttle Publishing.

TUTTLE Publishing has generously offered to giveaway a copy of Origami Jewelry. One winner will be selected at random. Good luck! Canadian and USA addresses. Until November 27, 2015.


27 comments:

  1. Oh I could pick out about a dozen books I would love to have. One that did catch my eye is the Creative Beaded Jewelry book. Thanks for a great giveaway!
    trishden948(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  2. I'd love the Silk Road Vegetarian book!

    Rafflecopter Name is Anne Taylor

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  3. I would like the book Origami Boxes. It would be handy to be able to make containers when needed.
    MPaula

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  4. I would like to have the Paper Quilling Chinese Style.

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  5. would like the The Complete Book of Sushi book.

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  6. The 'Everyday Bento' looks like lots of fun!
    Mary Beth Elderton

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  7. I would love their Bento 365 inspiration book for fun lunch ideas.
    aleksnearing gmail com

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  8. I'd like My First Origami Kit. I still don't have a book on origami but thankfully there are lots of tutorials online.

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  9. It's very difficult to choose, but I would love the book "Bake" :)

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  10. I have always wanted to learn to play Mah Jong so I would love to read "A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg"

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  11. Enchanted Cakes for Children, I love to try to decorate cakes.

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  12. I also like Handmade Bags In Natural Fabrics Over 25 Easy-To-Make Purses, Totes and More by Emiko Takahashi and Soo Leeyong.

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  13. I love Japanese Children's Favorite Stories I would like to gift this to my grandson

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  14. I'm really into Korean culture and art, so I think I'm interested in "The Art of Korea"which is on the Tuttle website. I'd like to share the book's information and experience with friends because they like this sort of stuff as well.

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  15. I would love to have the My First Origami Kit
    Thank You for the chance

    Fiona N

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  16. The Kyoto Gardens book looks good.

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  17. I'd love to read the Japanese Ghost Stories.

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  18. Origami Extravaganza! Fo...nd a Box (Book and Kit)

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  19. I think I would really like to have the My First Origami Kit

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  20. I would love to have the Geometric Origami Mini Kit (Book and Kit with DVD)

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  21. I'd love the everyday bento! my kids are part Asian, so i try to make their white lives more asiany! :D

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  22. I think their Amazing Origami Kit would make a nice gift

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  23. I would like to receive the book Everyday Bento as I love finding new ways to make my foods in my Bento differently than I do know.
    Laurie Emerson
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

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