The Complete Jewelry Making Course: Principles, Practice and Techniques: A Beginner's Course for Aspiring Jewelry Makers

The Complete Jewelry Making Course: Principles, Practice and Techniques: A Beginner's Course for Aspiring Jewelry Makers

Jinks McGrath


This accomplished and seriously illustrated handbook teaches the craft of jewellery making to scholars trying to create specialist caliber goods. the writer covers each step of the method, from growing unique layout options to fashioning professionally accomplished items of bijou. She lists all required instruments and gear, explains their makes use of, advises on secure operating practices, after which publications her readers via each level of the jewellery making method in a chain of rigorously dependent tutorials. scholars will learn--

How first of all an unique suggestion, translate it right into a attainable layout, after which use the layout as a trend to make attractive wearable jewelry
How to paintings with worthy and semiprecious stones, metals, glass, plastic, resin, and wood
How to offer and promote one's creations to purchasers and wholesalers

Clear, full-color, step by step images show the equipment of fashioning metals by means of heating, hammering, casting, soldering, riveting, sprucing, completing, and including floor ornament. At-a-glance panels clarify how one can follow the appropriate options whilst operating in particular metals, in addition to rules for experimenting with low-cost substitutes earlier than advancing to worthy fabrics. Here's the right ebook for remodeling hobbyists into real execs. it's going to additionally function an invaluable textbook for these accomplishing equipped classes in jewellery layout. colour images on each web page.

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