Chris Franchetti Michaels

Chris Franchetti Michaels is a jewelry designer that focuses on beaded creations, wirework, and metal fabrication. She is the author of Beading VISUAL Fast Tips, Wire Jewelry VISUAL Quick Tips, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Beadwork, and has written extensively on jewelry and jewelry making on the Internet since 2003. Chris' designs have also been included in popular jewelry project books and on multiple episodes of the DIY Network television show Jewelry Making. For more information and inspiration, go to