Hot Connections Jewelry
22 October 2013, 06:22
2011 | EPUB | 36.33MB
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.
22 October 2013, 06:16
1983 | EPUB | 13.17MB
Discover the basics of silversmithing in this thorough guidebook. Provides you with the complete picture, including types and properties of metals, required tools, and numerous easy-to-understand techniques.
The best book on the market that covers text on smithing including the general principles of metalwork, types and properties of metals, tools, and techniques. Numerous diagrams, photos and illustrations enhance this in-depth, how-to book on silversmithing.
Making Designer Jewelry from Hardware, Gems, and Beads
22 October 2013, 06:11
2008 | EPUB + MOBI | 5.57/5.62MB
25 gorgeous how-to projects
Interest in beading and jewelry-making continues to grow. Making Designer Jewelry from Hardware, Beads, and Gems offers DIY crafters and jewelry-makers a fun, funky approach to jewelry constructed from not only glass beads, pearls, and semi-precious gemstones, but shows how to incorporate simple stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass and tin hardware, such as nuts, bolts, washers, and tubing, into stunning, innovative, and modern jewelry pieces.
Using hardware in jewelry has become popular, and features an aesthetic twist that mixes "high" and "low" --inexpensive and common metal hardware with favorite bead-store jewels.