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Simple Metalwork Jewelry

Author : Judy Freyer Thompson
ISBN : 9781627002516
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 85. 13 MB
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This is the go-to book for beginners interested in learning cold connections metalworking. Book contains 25+ cool jewelry projects for newcomers to metalwork who will learn cutting, piercing, riveting, sawing, finishing, and dapping techniques. Make earrings, necklaces, pendants, bangles, bracelets, brooches, and rings, all in very wearable designs. The projects are created using cold connections — no torch or soldering necessary. Author Judy Freyer-Thompson is an accomplished author and designer. She teaches you in a friendly style that makes learning easy and fun.

Simple Soldering

Author : Kate Ferrant Richbourg
ISBN : 9781620333136
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 23. 63 MB
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Metalworking is generally regarded as a skill that takes years of dedication, requires a large studio space, and costs a lot of money. Fortunately, Simple Soldering proves that does not need to be the case. This handy how-to guide is complete in its exploration of the craft of creating soldered metal jewelry, including tools, techniques, and 20 beautiful projects that beginners and enthusiasts can make at home. Author and teacher Kate Richbourg demystifies basic soldering for any home crafter, showing how to create sophisticated, polished, and professional-looking jewelry pieces through simple soldering techniques. First, she instructs how to set up a jewelry workspace that fits the confines of your budget and living space. Detailed step-by-step instructions walk you through the basic tools and materials you need, plus how to use them. A sample chapter gives a host of introductory exercises that teach solid skills, allowing you to test these techniques on a small scale. Finally, you'll discover 20 finished projects that include earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets, and clasps that may also include bead or wire embellishment. Kate also demonstrates how to combine and layer techniques to gorgeous effect. She also examines common mistakes, shows how to correct or adapt them, and gives advice on when it’s time to start over. Most of all, having taught thousands of classes on soldering, Kate has a "you can do it!" attitude that shines through to help even the most reluctant jewelry maker fire up the torch with ease. Kate’s expert teaching skills will help projects come alive, right in your own studio. With Simple Soldering, the art of metal working one-of-a-kind jewelry is now at your fingertips.

Making Metal Jewelry

Author : Joanna Gollberg
ISBN : 1454709200
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86. 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.

Chic Metal

Author : Victoria Tillotson
ISBN : 9780307409195
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 60. 30 MB
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All that glitters is not gold–sometimes it’s copper, silver, or brass. WithChic Metal, you can design and create necklaces, earrings, and even cocktail rings out of metals that sparkle and shine. Crafting with metal is easier than you might think. You can make many of these 30 inspiring projects with simple tools you already own, such as wire cutters, pliers, a hammer, and a file. If you love jewelry making and are seeking a new challenge, look no further–you’re ready for some heavy metals.

Contemporary Copper Jewelry

Author : Sharilyn Miller
ISBN : 9781620333211
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 33. 66 MB
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Discover the exquisiteness of copper and how to create one-of-a-kind designs with Contemporary Copper Jewelry. Create contemporary copper jewelry as Sharilyn Miller teaches you how to make beautifully designed and afforable pieces, from bracelets and necklaces to earrings and pins. Copper offers jewelry makers a stylish, yet inexpensive alternative to silver, and is attractive, easy to work with, and very accessible. Inside this beautiful book you'll find: Step-by-step photography for all projects and techniques Tips for mixing metals with copper to create one-of-a-kind designs An extensive technique section that includes distressing copper, simple metalwork, cold joins, and creating unique wire components 22 projects from a collection of top jewelry artists, including Rachel Nelson-Smith, Dale "Couger" Armstrong, Eugenia Chan, and Richard Salley, that are sure to inspire wire and metal jewelry enthusiasts

Soldering Made Simple

Author : Joe Silvera
ISBN : 9781627000246
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 32. 28 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.

Jewelry

Author : Tim Mccreight
ISBN : 1880140292
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 68. 28 MB
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Tim McCreight presents the craft of metalwor king jewellery in this newly revised edition that will be of interest even to the most inexperienced beginner. '

Soldering Made Simple

Author : Joe Silvera
ISBN : 9781627000246
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 46. 26 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.

Guide To Provincial Roman And Barbarian Metalwork And Jewelry In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Author : Katharine Reynolds Brown
ISBN : 9780870992629
Genre : Art
File Size : 49. 22 MB
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Jewelry Making

Author : Stephen O'Keeffe
ISBN : 0873496507
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 64. 37 MB
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- Complete book on creating inexpensive, but beautiful jewelry- Traditional methods are adapted for inexpensive materials- Heavily photographed techniques

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