Handcrafted Metal Findings: 30 Creative Jewelry Components

Handcrafted Metal Findings: 30 Creative Jewelry Components

Jane Dickerson

Metalsmiths display new findings in jewellery trends!

Following up their best-selling booklet Handcrafted twine Findings, Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson supply jewelers extra strategies, extra (and diversified) findings, and extra notion. Handcrafted steel Findings good points 30 step by step tutorials for steel findings that require in basic terms simple jewelry-making talents. operating with precut steel blanks and thin-gauge sheet steel, Denise, Jane, and several other contributing artists have created great-looking findings―head pins, bead caps, bails, charms, connectors, cones, and more--all and not using a lot of effort.

All the metalwork could be performed with simple tools--no saws, no flex shaft, no oxy/acetylene tanks. steel items are hole-punched, dapped, hammered, textured with stamps and instruments, colorized, oxidized, and patinated. development ideas comprise uncomplicated soldering with a micro torch and chilly connections similar to riveting. entire gallery items that contain a number of the findings supply extra concept during this proposal- and information-packed book.

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