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Hot Connections Jewelry

Author : Jennifer Chin
ISBN : 9780823082285
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 38.53 MB
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The art of soldering—permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder—can open up a new world of creative possibilities for jewelry makers. In Hot Connections Jewelry, award-winning jewelry designer Jennifer Chin guides you through every step, from choosing a torch to basic techniques like sawing, filing, and riveting, as well as more advanced techniques like creating surface textures, setting stones, and using inlay. With 23 in-depth lessons and 15 stunning projects, as well as inspiring examples from contributing artists, Hot Connections Jewelry is your essential guide to unleashing your creativity and confidence in jewelry making. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Hot And Cold Jewelry Connections

Author : Kieu Gray
ISBN : 9781627000505
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 20.98 MB
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Hot and Cold Jewelry Connections is the perfect tool for encouraging jewelry makers to branch out and develop new skills. Kieu Pham Gray’s unique approach to metalwork begins with a design concept, then shows how to execute it using either cold connections (riveting, tabbing, wire wrapping), or hot connections (easy soldering with a small butane torch), teaching essential techniques of both along the way. These hot and cold options help jewelry makers understand how to evaluate and choose the right technique for their jewelry pieces based on their desired end result.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Photo Guide To Making Metal Jewelry

Author : John Sartin
ISBN : 9781589237360
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 80.20 MB
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With beautiful illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this how-to book includes all the techniques involved in crafting metal jewelry, including: —Cutting and filing —Cold connections —Soldering —Texturing —Forging and forming —Setting stones —Applying specialty finishes The book’s clear organization provides easy access to information with straightforward directions and hundreds of full-color photos. You’ll also find easy projects for trying the techniques, as well as a stunning gallery of metal jewelry pieces by experienced designers. Find beautiful jewelry examples and gain skills and inspiration with The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Chain And Bead Jewelry Creative Connections

Author : Scott David Plumlee
ISBN : 9780307586964
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 63.51 MB
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Far from its original utilitarian use—to create armor—the chain-mail technique has been adapted over time to create beautiful, unique jewelry. In Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections, chain-mail expert Scott David Plumlee shows jewelry makers, beaders, and crafters at all skill levels how to incorporate beads into a variety of chain-mail weaves to create showstopping pieces. First, Plumlee walks readers through basic skills and provides detailed information on traditional chain designs. He then presents more than 20 wire-wrapping and bead-setting techniques that incorporate beads seamlessly into a variety of designs, from the creative “Chaos” wire-wrapped bead to the sinuous Snake. With step-by-step instructions for assembling age-old chain patterns—from simple to complex—and gorgeous designs that can be executed using only simple hand tools, Chain and Bead Jewelry Creative Connections is sure to inspire jewelry artisans at all levels to expand the creative possibilities of their work. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Jewellery From Natural Materials

Author : Beth Legg
ISBN : 0713682760
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 24.30 MB
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Six step-by-step projects for making jewelery from natural materials. Each chapter includes brief information about the material (history and qualities), an introduction to the item to be made in the section, and information about other materials and tools required to work with this particular material. Pieces made in each chapter will vary, e.g., there will be a necklace made from grasses, a ring made of stone, a brooch constructed out of wood, and so on - this way the author can demonstrate a broad range of techniques. The focus of the book will be on producing contemporary pieces with a broad appeal, offering readers the chance to produce their own wearable, interesting jewellery that is not too challenging, but miles away from the 'tourist tat' or 'feather on a string' look. Images will include the work of varied international jewellery makers, from locations including the UK and US, Germany, Switzerland, Scandanavia, Australia and New Zealand.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Jewelry Repair Manual

Author : R. Allen Hardy
ISBN : 9780486320007
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 76.80 MB
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Clear, step-by-step directions for cleaning and repairing jewelry, and setting stones. Tools and equipment, ultrasonics, steaming, electroplating, more. 268 illustrations.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Minimal Metal Jewelry

Author : Kieu Pham Gray
ISBN : 162700694X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 35.22 MB
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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Jewelry Basic Techniques And Design

Author : Alice Sprintzen
ISBN : PSU:000008236968
Genre : Art
File Size : 90.32 MB
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Demonstrates the skills of sawing, piercing, soldering, chasing, casting, laminating, weaving, coiling, and using rivets, hinges, and chains in creating jewelry
Category: Art