Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers

Filename: silversmithing-for-jewelry-makers.pdf
ISBN: 1596684992
Release Date: 2012-01-03
Number of pages: 192
Author: Elizabeth Bone
Publisher: Interweave

Download and read online Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers in PDF and EPUB Your expert techniques with a silver lining! A comprehensive guide, Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers details techniques, surface treatments, and innovations specifically designed for all jewelry makers working in silver, and especially focuses on the needs and interests relevant to metal-jewelry artisans. Explore basic skills as well as specialist techniques, including filigree, chasing, annealing, engraving, etching, casting, and much more. Plus, profiles of contemporary practitioners are included in every section, along with galleries illustrating a range of beautifully crafted finished works. The handy resource section also features a how-to for selling jewelry in the contemporary accessories market. Experienced jewelry makers interested in either exploring silver for the first time or taking their silver jewelry to the next level will love this harmonious marriage between expert silversmithing advice and a jewelry artisan sensibility.


Silversmithing for Jewellery Makers

Filename: silversmithing-for-jewellery-makers.pdf
ISBN: 1844487571
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Number of pages: 192
Author: Elizabeth Bone
Publisher: Search

Download and read online Silversmithing for Jewellery Makers in PDF and EPUB This authoritative and lusciously illustrated book offers a comprehensive and inspirational insight into the art and craft of silver jewellery making for today's artisan.


Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewelry Makers

Filename: stonesetting-for-contemporary-jewelry-makers.pdf
ISBN: 9781250015327
Release Date: 2013-01-08
Number of pages: 192
Author: Melissa Hunt
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewelry Makers in PDF and EPUB Provides step-by-step, illustrated coverage of current stonesetting techniques and treatments, including how to use ready-made settings, make settings from scratch, and incorporate settings into existing designs.


Silversmithing

Filename: silversmithing.pdf
ISBN: 9781440229220
Release Date: 1997-01-28
Number of pages: 480
Author: Rupert Finegold
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.

Download and read online Silversmithing in PDF and EPUB 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 Silver Jewellery

Filename: making-silver-jewellery.pdf
ISBN: 9781847976840
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Number of pages: 112
Author: Louise Mary Muttitt
Publisher: Crowood

Download and read online Making Silver Jewellery in PDF and EPUB Silver is an exciting and versatile material for jewellery makers, both beginners and the more advanced, and nothing beats the satisfaction of creating and making your own designs. This book shows you how. Full of inspiring ideas and finished pieces, it explains over forty processes including the more advanced techniques such as fold forming and keum-boo and encourages the reader to experiment with their own designs. Contents include: Step-by-step explanations with bench tips from the author's own experience; advice on the jewellery process, including how to gather inspiration for designs and considerations for making wearable jewellery; a chapter dedicated to the surface finishing and polishing of silver to give your designs a professional finish. This is an accessible introduction to making silver jewellery with progression to more advanced techniques. Beautifully illustrated with 324 colour photographs.


Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers

Filename: stonesetting-for-contemporary-jewellery-makers.pdf
ISBN: 184448906X
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Number of pages: 192
Author: Melissa Hunt
Publisher: Search

Download and read online Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers in PDF and EPUB From ready-made snap settings to handmade mounts for unique pieces, 'Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers' is an all encompassing examination of the many and varied techniques, treatments and innovations used in jewellery design. Whether learning how to make settings from scratch or choosing and working with ready-made mountings, this book arms the reader with techniques that can be applied to a range of pieces.


Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers

Filename: metalsmithing-for-jewelry-makers.pdf
ISBN: 0764165844
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Jinks McGrath
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Download and read online Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers in PDF and EPUB Presents step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of metal jewelry items, with information on tools, metals and their uses, surface treatments, and specialist techniques.


Simple Soldering

Filename: simple-soldering.pdf
ISBN: 9781620333136
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Number of pages: 160
Author: Kate Ferrant Richbourg
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Simple Soldering in PDF and EPUB Metalworking is generally regarded as a skill that takes years of dedication, requires a large studio space, and costs a lot of money. Fortunately, Simple Soldering proves that does not need to be the case. This handy how-to guide is complete in its exploration of the craft of creating soldered metal jewelry, including tools, techniques, and 20 beautiful projects that beginners and enthusiasts can make at home. Author and teacher Kate Richbourg demystifies basic soldering for any home crafter, showing how to create sophisticated, polished, and professional-looking jewelry pieces through simple soldering techniques. First, she instructs how to set up a jewelry workspace that fits the confines of your budget and living space. Detailed step-by-step instructions walk you through the basic tools and materials you need, plus how to use them. A sample chapter gives a host of introductory exercises that teach solid skills, allowing you to test these techniques on a small scale. Finally, you'll discover 20 finished projects that include earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets, and clasps that may also include bead or wire embellishment. Kate also demonstrates how to combine and layer techniques to gorgeous effect. She also examines common mistakes, shows how to correct or adapt them, and gives advice on when it’s time to start over. Most of all, having taught thousands of classes on soldering, Kate has a "you can do it!" attitude that shines through to help even the most reluctant jewelry maker fire up the torch with ease. Kate’s expert teaching skills will help projects come alive, right in your own studio. With Simple Soldering, the art of metal working one-of-a-kind jewelry is now at your fingertips.


Hot Connections Jewelry

Filename: hot-connections-jewelry.pdf
ISBN: 9780823082285
Release Date: 2011-08-31
Number of pages: 160
Author: Jennifer Chin
Publisher: Potter Craft

Download and read online Hot Connections Jewelry in PDF and EPUB 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.


Making Metal Jewelry

Filename: making-metal-jewelry.pdf
ISBN: 1579908128
Release Date: 2006-09
Number of pages: 112
Author: Joanna Gollberg
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Download and read online Making Metal Jewelry in PDF and EPUB "Make elegant imaginative jewelry by learning easy ways to join metal that don't require a solder or a torch."--From publisher description.


The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques

Filename: the-workbench-guide-to-jewelry-techniques.pdf
ISBN: 1596681691
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Anastasia Young
Publisher: Interweave

Download and read online The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques in PDF and EPUB This comprehensive and ambitious workshop reference for jewelers brings together a vast range of skills, techniques, and technical data into one volume. Offering detailed explanations and step-by-step photography to demonstrate procedures, this handbook includes a complete reference section featuring tool shapes, an index of gems, a glossary, standard sizes and measurements, conversion tables, and an extensive list of resources. Additionally, the manual offers a directory of tools and materials--including a key to identifying tools for a "beginner's kit"--a historical introduction to jewelry, and suggestions for photographing and promoting completed pieces. Remarkable cutting-edge pieces by jewelry makers and designers from around the world are used to illustrate the various processes involved in creating exceptional jewelry. Covering everything from traditional metalsmithing skills and using alternative materials, such as plastics and resin, to discussing issues involved with outsourcing work to specialist external suppliers, this is an indispensable and essential resource for both students and professionals.


Compendium of Jewellery Making Techniques

Filename: compendium-of-jewellery-making-techniques.pdf
ISBN: 184448937X
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 160
Author: Xuella Arnold
Publisher:

Download and read online Compendium of Jewellery Making Techniques in PDF and EPUB This title packs in the combined wisdom of two writer-educators who are consumate problem-solvers when it comes to jewellery making. Together they show the reader how to fix common screw-ups, try out new creative techniques, get more skilled at familiar methods, improvise tools and discover ways to save money, such as recycling gold and other precious metal scraps.


Professional Jewelry Making

Filename: professional-jewelry-making.pdf
ISBN: 1929565429
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 337
Author: Alan Revere
Publisher:

Download and read online Professional Jewelry Making in PDF and EPUB Examines a series of practical goldsmithing projects, each of which has been successfully completed by student goldsmiths using its instructions. The creation of rings, chains, bracelets, earrings, and clasps, the use of specialized tools, as well as hand positions, movements, and technical data are clearly described and demonstrated with many detailed color photos.


Simple Soldering

Filename: simple-soldering.pdf
ISBN: 9781620333136
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Number of pages: 160
Author: Kate Ferrant Richbourg
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Simple Soldering in PDF and EPUB Metalworking is generally regarded as a skill that takes years of dedication, requires a large studio space, and costs a lot of money. Fortunately, Simple Soldering proves that does not need to be the case. This handy how-to guide is complete in its exploration of the craft of creating soldered metal jewelry, including tools, techniques, and 20 beautiful projects that beginners and enthusiasts can make at home. Author and teacher Kate Richbourg demystifies basic soldering for any home crafter, showing how to create sophisticated, polished, and professional-looking jewelry pieces through simple soldering techniques. First, she instructs how to set up a jewelry workspace that fits the confines of your budget and living space. Detailed step-by-step instructions walk you through the basic tools and materials you need, plus how to use them. A sample chapter gives a host of introductory exercises that teach solid skills, allowing you to test these techniques on a small scale. Finally, you'll discover 20 finished projects that include earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets, and clasps that may also include bead or wire embellishment. Kate also demonstrates how to combine and layer techniques to gorgeous effect. She also examines common mistakes, shows how to correct or adapt them, and gives advice on when it’s time to start over. Most of all, having taught thousands of classes on soldering, Kate has a "you can do it!" attitude that shines through to help even the most reluctant jewelry maker fire up the torch with ease. Kate’s expert teaching skills will help projects come alive, right in your own studio. With Simple Soldering, the art of metal working one-of-a-kind jewelry is now at your fingertips.


Bohemian Inspired Jewelry

Filename: bohemian-inspired-jewelry.pdf
ISBN: 9781620331545
Release Date: 2013-02-25
Number of pages: 128
Author: Lorelei Eurto
Publisher: Betterway Books

Download and read online Bohemian Inspired Jewelry in PDF and EPUB Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry presents fifty beautiful designs that explore the rapidly growing trend of using cords and ribbon in jewelry. Inside this colorful instruction book are clear steps for incorporating these trendy materials into designs. From basic jewelry-making techniques, including stringing, knotting, and wire wrapping, to more advanced steps, such as knotted loops and button clasps, Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry is perfect for all levels of jewelry makers interested in creating beautiful, hip designs. Artists Erin Siegel and Lorelei Eurto excel in maximizing jewelry-making possibilities using a simplicity-focused foundation - simple materials, simple techniques, affordable prices. Joined by several top designers, including Denise Yezbak Moore, Tracy Statler, and Mary Jane Dodd, this duo offers plenty of great projects and inspiration in Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry.