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Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers Book Review
An easy to follow and beautiful book on Silversmithing. This book takes you from basic jewelry making to advanced techniques in Silversmithing. The techniques are explained in a clear, descriptive manner with excellent photographs. Even the beginner student can create from these tutorials.
Introduction to Faux Bezels
Faux bezels have a contemporary look and allow flexibility in your designing. Multiple elements can be added to the setting. Best of all, it is a fun and straight forward technique. If you can solder and saw you are ready to take your jewelry making to the next level.
Mixed Metal Mania Book Review
Mixed Metal Mania is a wonderful, detailed book, teaching everything from basic Metalsmith tools to sophisticated techniques and projects. Make amazing and beautiful rivet, hammer, and wire jewelry in no time. The instructional techniques with photography are very simple and easy to follow.
Twisted Wire Bracelet Project
Here's a project where you can add your own design ideas and embellishments to make a unique and original piece. By using a few pieces of wire, flux, and solder you can create a basic twisted wire bracelet. Get creative with your ideas to make this your own custom designed piece.
Fold Form Copper Earring Project
Learn fold forming, as you create this beautiful pair of copper leaf earrings. This technique will result in a unique and beautiful piece of art. You will be intrigued, experiencing your metal changing into a three-dimensional shape, as you work with the copper.
Renew, Refresh and Reorganize
Organize your supplies and become a more efficient creative artist. Your new space will free you of lost time spent looking for tools and findings. Have more fun and be more productive when you implement easy and creative organizing ideas. Your studio will look and feel better!
Selling Your Jewelry
Sell your wonderful one of a kind pieces! If you are planning to sell your handcrafted jewelry, there are a few important things to consider. Selling your pieces should be as enjoyable and stress-free as making your pieces. These tips will make selling your pieces a rewarding experience.
Torch or Kiln
Are you ready to work with fire? When artists are taking this next step, many are unsure with their choice of torches or kilns. Both are exciting and fun to work with. Learn which is best for you and take the next step to create with fire.
Etched Copper Pendant
Be your own designer and make an etched copper pendant in 6 easy steps. This unique piece is easier to make than you think. Both beginners and seasoned jewelry makers will enjoy this project. These versatile pieces can be sold or given as gifts to family and friends. Art that will be admired!
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