About the Author
Chris Franchetti Michaels
is a writer and jewelry artisan specializing in beaded designs, wirework, and metal fabrication. She has written extensively about jewelry and jewelry making on the Internet since 2003, and she is the author of Beading VISUAL Quick Tips, Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips,
and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork
. Chris has also appeared on several episodes of the DIY Network television show Jewelry Making
, and her designs have been featured in popular jewelry project books. Visit her website BeadJewelry.net for more help and inspiration.