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Discover Torch Enameling Get Started With 25 Sure Fire Jewelry Projects

Author : Steven James
ISBN : 9781627003254
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 35. 97 MB
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After teaching this technique successfully for years, Steven is introducing all-new projects in this book. In a series of 25 small projects (pendants and beads), Steven will explore creating structural metal work (such as hinges) and applying enamel effects such as faux raku. Simple techniques include sawing/cutting/punching; dapping; riveting; lashing; soldering; and enameling. All these techniques are simplified and the only torch needed is a hand-held one that can be used in a home studio.

Mastering Torch Fired Enamel Jewelry

Author : Barbara Lewis
ISBN : 9781440311819
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 75. 47 MB
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Take the next steps in painting with fire! This follow-up to the award-winning Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry combines the beauty (and ease!) of torch-firing enamel with creative jewelry and metalsmithing techniques. Following a thorough review of the basics of torch-firing and all-new information on building and layering color, you'll make: stunning necklaces, like the Bandaged Heart, featuring a copper and mesh heart, soldered and adorned with liquid enamel fun and funky earrings, like the harlequin decaled I'm Distressed earrings and cool bracelets, like the Up-Cycled Daisy, which features transparent brass enameling, recycled components, and much, much more! Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry includes: 50+ techniques for enameling, metalsmithing, beading and wireworking 17 step-by-step projects, including necklaces, earrings and bracelets 15+ new color "recipes," plus advice for layering enamels, and a contributor gallery highlighting the possibilities for working with specific color concepts Let Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry ignite your passion for jewelry!

Jeweler S Enameling Workshop

Author : Pauline Warg
ISBN : 9781632500021
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Add Vibrant Color to Your Jewelry! Enameling is the one of the best ways to add color to your jewelry--and anyone can do it! In Jeweler's Enameling Workshop, master jeweler Pauline Warg shares her easy-to-follow approach to enameling. You'll first learn the basics of kiln firing and torch firing, including equipment, tools, safety, and how to troubleshoot problems. Then, twenty projects for beautiful necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and rings walk you through various dry and wet enameling techniques. You'll learn to: Stencil simple designs using multiple colors of enamel Incorporate foil and glass beads and threads into your designs Layer enamel on stamped metal for added dimension Use metal screen as a canvas on which to create an enameled pattern Create intricate designs with the classic techniques of cloisonne and champleve Clear photographs and detailed step-by-step instructions will have you creating stunning designs using exciting techniques in no time.

Beginner S Guide To Enamelling

Author : Dorothy Cockrell
ISBN : 1903975611
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 75. 87 MB
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Dorothy Cockrell encourages readers to enjoy the delights of this exciting and gratifying craft. Offering easy step-by-step photographs and instructions, she guides the reader through all the different techniques, illustrating how beautiful and unusual effects can be achieved once the basic principles have been learnt. She discusses how to prepare the metal, choosing and mixing colours and firing methods. More advanced techniques are also included: stencilling, drawing on enamel, sgrafitto, using rubber stamps, working with gold and silver leaf, and more. You can make jewellery, decorate boxes, create pictures, embellish bowls and produce many unique designs. The vibrant colours and wonderful textures will make you want to experiment and develop your own projects. Packed with stimulating and innovative ideas, this book will appeal to beginners who want to start a fascinating new craft, and it will also inspire anyone interested in the art of enamelling.


Author : Ruth Ball
ISBN : 0713668822
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 35. 46 MB
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Enamelling - the fusion of glass on metal - provides opportunities for amazing effects, colors and styles of jewelery. In this book, Ruth Ball outlines each of the main enamel techniques in step-by-step detail and gives an insight into the variety of modern methods available for exploration. Contents include: the fundamental preparations, enamel characteristics and types; designing, constructing, firing and finishing enamel; cloissoné; engraving and etching; painted enamel; and various additional techniques, methods and effects. The gallery showcases work from over 30 international contemporary friendly, and there is also a 'troubleshooting' section to help readers identify, remedy and repair any problems they may encounter along the way. This is an extremely practical, accessible and user-freindly handbook, packed with useful information, advice and clearly illustrated, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.

Enameling On Metal Clay

Author : Pam East
ISBN : 9780871162458
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54. 90 MB
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This book will appeal to artisans of all levels. A thorough introductory section helps readers prepare their workspace with information on tools, materials, and basic techniques for metal clay and enameling. Jewelry projects include earrings, pendants, pins, beads, and a ring. Easy-to-follow instructions are illustrated with clear, detailed photographs.

The Art Of Enameling

Author : Linda Darty
ISBN : 1579905072
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 52. 75 MB
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Projects: Stencil & sgraffito sifted earrings, sugar-fired necklace, layered enamel ring, etched & enameled brooch, painted buttons, liquid enamel pendant, fold-formed vessel, cloisonne brooch, etched champleve teaspoon, champleve brooch, plique-a-jour earrings, enamel & encaustic assemblage.

Cool Copper Cuffs

Author : Eva M. Sherman
ISBN : 1627002332
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 20. 8 MB
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Copper is affordable, plentiful and easy to work with. In her second book Eva M. Sherman explores ways copper, copper wire and sheet metal can be transformed into numerous different styles of cuffs. She uses standard gauges of sheet and wire, along with common metalworking and wire working tools to create over 25 unique cuffs.

Little Dreams In Glass And Metal

Author : Bernard N. Jazzar
ISBN : 1469626365
Genre : Art
File Size : 43. 43 MB
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Enameling--the art of fusing glass to metal through a high-temperature firing process--gained widespread popularity in the United States in the second half of the twentieth century. With origins in long-standing cultural traditions, enameling rose to prominence as a highly respected form of artistic activity and evolved from its traditional decorative foundations into a field of independent artistic interest. Today, artists continue to explore enameling in a variety of forms and formats, finding new meaning and expressive potential in the vibrant color and layered depth of this time-honored medium. Written by two of the leading experts on the history of enameling in America, Little Dreams in Glass and Metal chronicles the history and dynamic development of enameling in the United States in the late twentieth century and explores the lives and contributions of ninety of the field's most significant artists.

The Little Pocket Book Of Crystal Chakra Healing

Author : Philip Permutt
ISBN : 1782493476
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 58. 65 MB
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In many cultures, the chakra energy system is a route map for the transfer of healing energies to the mind, body, and spirit. By working through the chakras with the easy-to-find crystals recommended in this book, you will benefit your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being—detoxifying the body of unhelpful energies, and promoting a more contented, energized, and stress-free life. The introduction explains what crystals and minerals are, and how they focus, store, transmit, and transmute energy for healing. Next, “Working with Crystals†gives the principal methods, such as the laying on of stones, simple holding, making crystal elixirs, and crystal cleansing methods. You will also discover how to connect with your crystals and how to program your master quartz crystal, along with crystal meditation exercises. Chapter 3, “The Body’s Energy System,†then explores the chakras and the aura, followed by a detailed chapter on the seven major chakras. Included are their healing benefits for emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being, along with checklists to help you assess the health of every chakra. Profiles of over 100 crystals for chakra healing are included. Finally, “Healing Techniques†shows how to carry out a full crystal chakra healing treatment, including diagnosis with a pendulum, activating crystals, and aura healing, plus sections on self-healing and distant healing. With over 100 crystals, along with symptom charts, exercises, and case studies, The Little Pocket Book of Crystal Chakra Healing will guide you toward better health and, ultimately, a calmer, happier life.

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