Chris Franchetti Michaels

  • Chris is a jewelry artisan
  • She is the author of bestselling craft book Teach Yourself Visually Jewelry Making & Beading


Chris Franchetti Michaels is a jewelry artisan and author of multiple books on every aspect of jewelry design, including the craft bestseller Teach Yourself Visually Jewelry Making & Beading. Michaels has appeared several times on the DIY Network's television instructional series Jewelry Making.

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