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Making Etched Metal Jewelry

Author : Kristen Robinson
ISBN : 9781440327131
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Copper, brass, and silver! Looking to take your jewelry skills and experience to the next level? With Making Etched Metal Jewelry you will become an alchemist, a magician, a historian, a storyteller.... The rewards of making etched metal jewelry are plenty. There really is no other way to create jewelry that holds such depth, texture, romance and history. The images you etch are all up to you--use stamps, photos, hand drawn symbols or handwritten text. Add velvet, gemstones, pearls and other bits of ephemera meaningful to you and create something that is truly one of a kind! With Making Etched Metal Jewelry you will: • Learn several techniques for etching brass, copper and nickel silver of all shapes and sizes, following step by step instruction and extensive safety precautions. • Make 17 step-by-step projects including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and more. • Incorporate beads, wirework, fabric, ribbon, photos, soldering and more into your jewelry as you master techniques as varied as wrapping bead dangles and cutting and doming metal circles. Make a statement. Make an heirloom. Make etched metal jewelry!

Making Metal Jewelry

Author : Jen Cushman
ISBN : 9781440322624
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Stamp, forge, form and fold your way to stunning metal jewelry! Discover the stunning beauty inherent in asymmetry, raw edges, rust and an intimate story as you explore the manipulation of metal your way. Jen Cushman will lead you step-by-step through 21 projects that unleash metal's wonderful potential for a style that is delightfully imperfect and organic. Even if you've never wielded a hammer before, Making Metal Jewelry will have you creating jewelry pieces you'll be proud to wear this weekend! Everything you need to know to get started right away awaits you inside. • Explanations of different types of metal, wire, patinas, metalworking tools, soldering basics and more. • Complete step-by-step instruction for a variety of jewelry pieces including earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants. • Inspiring variations on several of the projects, and online links to additional project ideas. Begin your new relationship with metal today. Let Making Metal Jewelry unleash your metalworking potential and start creating jewelry that's authentically you.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Making Metal Jewelry

Author : Nancy Lee
ISBN : 9781615643707
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Making Metal Jewelry gives readers more than 125 step-by-step instructions and 200 fully illustrated color photos, for various metal jewelry making techniques, including soldering, smithing, stamping, hammering, riveting, and wiring. Readers learn how to work with easily obtainable but beautiful metals to make unique pieces. In this book, readers learn about: - Setting up an organized, efficient, inexpensive, and safe workspace. - Buying the right tools for what they want to accomplish. - The fundamental concepts of working with metal. - Key fabrication techniques such as moving, piercing, smoothing, and joining. - How to add embellishments such as gems and found objects. - Adding surface textures and colors. - Attaching chains and mechanisms and finishing a piece to perfection. - Designing and executing truly unique pieces. Along the way, special sidebars give readers alternate methods for accomplishing various techniques, tear-free ways to correct common mistakes, safety warnings, and more. The book also includes a dozen original project ideas, with access to more projects and video instruction online.

Explore Mixed Media Collage

Author : Kristen Robinson
ISBN : 9781440333118
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Collage Inspiration, Ideas and New Techniques! Inside Explore Mixed Media Collage, authors Kristen Robinson and Ruth Rae transform timeless and classic techniques into fresh, trendy artwork. You will learn not only which techniques to use and how to best combine them, but you'll also follow along with tons of easy step-by-step demonstrations along the way. • 20+ deconstructed projects to inspire your very own collage-making • Showcasing 32 timeless and classic techniques with modern twists from creating your own personal stamps and stencils to creating dimensional objects with plaster wrap and more • Three powerful sections that build off one another, starting with basic techniques, moving into step-by-step projects, and ending with a fantastic idea-generating collage gallery Don't wait another day - Explore Mixed Media Collage today!

Metal Magic Etch Pierce Enamel And Set Striking Jewelry

Author : Kim St. Jean
ISBN : 9780871167446
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Step inside Kim St. Jean’s workshop as she teaches advanced beginner to intermediate jewelry makers how to create 30 mixed-metal and mixed-media projects that celebrate the process as well as the finished product. Readers will learn to build color with enameling, add detail with etching, create unique settings for unusual components, and more. St. Jean’s organic, earthy designs belie an amazing attention to detail and professional craftsmanship that inspires her many fans.

Cloisonn Enameling And Jewelry Making

Author : Felicia Liban
ISBN : 9780486136004
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Critically acclaimed book — widely considered the best on subject — discusses tools, materials, processes for creating lovely pendants, rings, pins, buckles, and more. 164 illustrations.

Jewelry Lab

Author : Melissa Manley
ISBN : 9781592537228
Genre : ART
File Size : 32. 12 MB
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DIVJewelry Lab uses brevity to ignite a passion for working the metals processes and learning about all the ways metal can be used. It provides aspiring metalsmiths and jewelry makers a way to learn fundamental techniques that is quick and fun. In addition to the basic skills such as sawing, drilling, soldering, and finishing, the book covers texturing, etching, rolling, coloring, patinas, forming, connections, findings, solders, bezels, rivets, and other experimental techniques. This is not a project book; rather, it is an approachable, unintimidating workbook that breaks metals processes down into very specific experiments, such as texturing or plastic deformation of metal, with no goal in mind other than to experience how metal moves. Readers learn to understand more about metal, how to master it, and gain a deep, thoughtful underlying appreciation for process and method, becoming entranced with finely crafting objects with great care./div

Encyclopedia Of Jewelry Making Techniques

Author : Jinks McGrath
ISBN : UOM:39015038592716
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Provides an overview of the basic equipment and techniques needed to work with traditional materials as well as plastic and acrylic.

A Competitive Assessment Of The U S Jewelry Industry Phase Ii Precious Jewelry

Author : United States International Trade Commission
ISBN : UIUC:30112105144569
Genre : Competition
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Jewelry Making And Design

Author : Augustus Foster Rose
ISBN : 0486217507
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 40. 55 MB
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Professional secrets of jewelry making are revealed in a thorough, practical guide. Over 200 illustrations.

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