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Metal Jewelry Made Easy

Author : Jan Loney
ISBN : 1600594735
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Metalsmithing can be a daunting task, especially to the beginner. This beautifully photographed, comprehensive guide provides crafters of all levels with a gentle, user-friendly approach to substantial metal jewelry-making skills. After reviewing the fundamentals of jewelry design, raw materials, and safety in the studio, readers are introduced to tools for cutting, drilling, forming, soldering, polishing, and more. Next, they will learn a variety of techniques including piercing, stamping, forging, annealing, oxidizing, casting, and even setting stones, enabling them to create 25 stunning and professional-looking projects.

Making Metal Jewelry

Author : Joanna Gollberg
ISBN : 1454709200
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 51. 9 MB
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A favorite book with crafters is now reissued with a fresh new layout! No soldering is required to make these metal necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings; they're cold-connected, using such easy-to-learn skills as piercing, sawing, riveting, and joining. So even beginning jewelers can get completely professional results. Work with a variety of metals in sheets, wires, and tubes. Create your own chains, ear wires, clasps, and other findings from wire jump rings. Learn metal texturing and finishing techniques such as chasing, etching, and adding a patina. Find out how to make simple settings for pearls, beads, and stones. Then set your creativity free on projects like a Circle Brooch with Thorn Clasp, Layered Cuff Bracelet, and Polka Dot Tube Earrings.

Stunning Jewelry Made Easy

Author : Svetlana Kunina
ISBN : 9781609003074
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 49. 64 MB
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Offers instructions on a variety of jewelry-making techniques to create twenty different necklaces and bracelets.

Making Etched Metal Jewelry

Author : Ruth Rae
ISBN : 9781440327056
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 62. 41 MB
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Provides step-by-step instructions on creating etched metalwork jewelry, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings, and describes techniques for etching brass, copper, and nickel silver.

How Are Animal Skins And Bones Used For Jewellery Art Sourced Processed And Marketed And How Are These Ancient Mediums Of Creation Celebrated In The Hands Of Modern Day Artist

Author : Farrukh Khan
ISBN : 9781105215650
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Stamped Metal Jewelry

Author : Lisa Niven Kelly
ISBN : 9781620333198
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Stamped Metal Jewelry teaches multiple metal stamping and texturing techniques, and the projects incorporate wirework and metalsmithing to create fabulous necklaces, beads, charms, bracelets, cuffs, and earrings. The book opens with an extensive section on stamping, wirework, and metalsmithing tools and techniques. With these skills, you can begin the inspiring jewelry designs with confidence. Nineteen projects cover a variety of techniques and designs such as creating charms, incorporating stamped links into beaded projects, making stamped links from flat wire and wire-wrapping them together, stamping on blanks and layering them, riveting, texturing metal, oxidizing, and more. In addition to Lisa's projects, the book features contributions by nationally known guest artists Tracy Stanley, Kriss Silva, Lisa Claxton, Kate Richbourg, Janice Berkebile, and Connie Fox.

Wire Metal

Author : Denise Peck
ISBN : 9781620335215
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Easy-to-do techniques at the comfort of your kitchen table! Authors Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson introduce simple wire- and metalworking techniques that have big impact. Working with precut metal blanks and thin gauge sheet, as well as with inexpensive and readily available tools, you can produce results similar to much more complex metalsmithing techniques. Explore lashing, stitching, simple weaving, coils, spirals, twisted wire, and incorporating beads with wire. You'll be exposed to metal pieces being hole-punched, dapped, hammered, textured, colorized, and patinated. This book features thirty step-by-step projects that require only basic jewelry-making skills, but will result in stunning contemporary jewelry. Wire + Metal covers a wide range of styles that will appeal to beginner to advanced jewelry makers.

Soldering Made Simple

Author : Joe Silvera
ISBN : 9781627000246
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 47. 73 MB
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This book is the complete guide to simple soldering. Soldering Made Simple takes all the mystery and fear out of soldering so that amateur jewelry makers — even those who have never held a torch — feel empowered and confident. Friendly and thorough instructional text and step-by-step photos help readers build skills gradually, which they can then employ with the included projects. Joe Silvera presents soldering techniques that use a simple setup, a handheld butane torch that is safe and easy to operate, and a few other supplies.

Metalsmithing Made Easy

Author : Kate Ferrant Richbourg
ISBN : 9781632503473
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Following the success of her first book, Simple Soldering, Kate Ferrant Richbourg walks kitchen table metalsmiths through the basics and into new territory! In addition to teaching the essentials of soldering, Metalsmithing Made Easy demystifies rotary tools and introduces different kinds of hotter small-space torches. In her signature friendly, easy-to-follow style, Kate lays out a lesson plan of techniques to help readers gain familiarity with soldering tools and methods. In the chapter "The Field Guide to the Rotary Tool" you will learn how to quickly and efficiently, with a simple handheld tool and a few select bits, add professional-quality surface effects and finishing to your jewelry designs. A practice sampler of metal tiles, to be worked on step by step, helps to hone skills in surface manipulation, stone setting, cold connections, and more. Once these skills are mastered in the sampler, you can undertake any (or all) of fifteen gorgeous projects included, such as a locket, bail with set stone, prong-set pendant, and much more.

Cool Copper Cuffs

Author : Eva M. Sherman
ISBN : 1627002332
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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.

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