Making Silver Chains

Making Silver Chains Author Glen F. Waszek
ISBN-10 1579901832
Release 2001
Pages 112
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Most of the projects in this book can only be crafted by hand so you need not worry about using special equipment. The designs are simple and everything is available at jewellery-supply and hardware shops.



Creative Silver Chains

Creative Silver Chains Author Chantal Lise Saunders
ISBN-10 1600595448
Release 2009
Pages 111
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Silver chains are the backbone of any jewelry collection and these distinctive designs have special handmade touches that machine-made jewelry just can’t match. The best part is that anyone can craft them, thanks to this extensively illustrated introduction that explains all the basics, from link formation to soldering and polishing. Try one or all of the 20 exquisite projects like the Geometric Chain, comprised of varied wire forms that rest in the crooks of their neighboring links, or the Spine design, which utilizes flattened wire and unique pivoting joinery. A gallery of contemporary chains provides inspiration.



Making Silver Jewellery

Making Silver Jewellery Author Louise Mary Muttitt
ISBN-10 9781847976840
Release 2014-02-28
Pages 112
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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.



Goldsmithing Silver Work

Goldsmithing   Silver Work Author Carles Codina
ISBN-10 1600591345
Release 2007-03-01
Pages 160
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Hundreds of color photographs detail the procedures and display a breathtaking assortment of pieces by talented artists. Each innovative project introduces techniques that range from casting and stamping to hand engraving, electroplating, and more specialized methods. The chapter on gems alone--featuring the work of Bernd Munsteiner, considered the world's best gem cutter--makes this source book invaluable.



The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making Revised and Updated

The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making  Revised and Updated Author Tammy Powley
ISBN-10 9781627880084
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 304
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This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of jewelry making. It serves as a reference and technique guide for .all the common methods and styles of jewelry: beaded jewelry, wire, crystals and gems, polymer clay, PMC. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of jewelry by a various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.



The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making

The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making Author Tammy Powley
ISBN-10 9781610596176
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 304
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This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of jewelry making. It serves as a reference and technique guide for .all the common methods and styles of jewelry: beaded jewelry, wire, crystals and gems, polymer clay, PMC. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of jewelry by a various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.



The Absolute Beginners Guide Making Chain Mail Jewelry

The Absolute Beginners Guide  Making Chain Mail Jewelry Author Lauren Andersen
ISBN-10 9781627000604
Release 2013-09-16
Pages 96
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Keeping a beginner’s time, abilities, and budget in mind, The Absolute Beginners Guide Making Chain Mail Jewelry introduces jewelry makers to seven basic weaves. Eighteen fun, stylish projects follow, beginning with easy-to-make earrings, and progressing to bracelets and necklaces. In addition to practicing basic weaves and creating beautiful pieces, beginners will learn many other important skills. They will learn how to use chain mail to embellish leather and other materials, add crystal accents, make stretchable chain mail with rubber O rings, add color with anodized aluminum rings, and more!



Chains Chains Chains

Chains Chains Chains Author Joanna Gollberg
ISBN-10 1600595987
Release 2011
Pages 144
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Presents instructions for twenty-five non-traditional jewelry projects to create a variety of metal chains for necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.



Silver Jewelry Making An Easy Complete Step by Step Guide

Silver Jewelry Making  An Easy   Complete Step by Step Guide Author Janet Evans
ISBN-10 9781628840773
Release 2013-05-14
Pages 54
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Wearing jewelry is essential to helping women developed their own style. For women wishing to create a look that's unique, the last thing they'll want to invest money in is mass produced pieces of jewelry. It's for this reason alone, learning the skills needed for making silver jewelry could prove extremely beneficial. When it comes to making such pieces you need to know where to purchase the right kinds of supplies. In this book not only do we discuss what's needed to start your own silver jewelry making venture but also provide several projects you may want to try out. We also recommend you attend a silver jewelry-making course if you can as well. If you're having problems finding courses we highly recommend you look online for what you need. You may even find an online course that enables you to learn in the comfort of your own home. As a beginner, the kind of course you should be looking for is one, which covers the basics. The kinds of skills this course should be teaching you relate to soldering cutting, shaping and texturing the silver plus polishing it. Also look for courses that teach you skills such as making jump rings, hooks and clasps for earrings. Finally what you should be looking for in a course is one that'll allow you to make a number of different pieces of jewelry from silver. The actual process of turning a piece of silver into a piece of jewelry is not only very technical, but also allows your artistic side to flourish. Once you've finished making silver jewelry either for yourself or for someone else, can prove extremely satisfying, especially as you watch the piece develop and grow.



Silver Wire Jewelry

Silver Wire Jewelry Author Irene From Petersen
ISBN-10 1579906451
Release 2004
Pages 80
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Use simple techniques to create silver wire jewelry with sinuous forms, graceful lines, and inviting textures. Begin with the basics of coil construction and plying wires. Then learn how to stretch out coils to create graceful waves, join rings together to form elegant chains, craft firgure eights for a unique effect, and incorporate beads and pearls into the designs.



Making Etched Metal Jewelry

Making Etched Metal Jewelry Author Kristen Robinson
ISBN-10 9781440327131
Release 2013-09-20
Pages 128
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Copper, brass, and silver! Looking to take your jewelry skills and experience to the next level? With Making Etched Metal Jewelry you will become an alchemist, a magician, a historian, a storyteller.... The rewards of making etched metal jewelry are plenty. There really is no other way to create jewelry that holds such depth, texture, romance and history. The images you etch are all up to you--use stamps, photos, hand drawn symbols or handwritten text. Add velvet, gemstones, pearls and other bits of ephemera meaningful to you and create something that is truly one of a kind! With Making Etched Metal Jewelry you will: Learn several techniques for etching brass, copper and nickel silver of all shapes and sizes, following step by step instruction and extensive safety precautions. Make 17 step-by-step projects including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and more. Incorporate beads, wirework, fabric, ribbon, photos, soldering and more into your jewelry as you master techniques as varied as wrapping bead dangles and cutting and doming metal circles. Make a statement. Make an heirloom. Make etched metal jewelry!



Making Wire Jewelry

Making Wire Jewelry Author Helen Clegg
ISBN-10 157990002X
Release 1997
Pages 112
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Includes information on tools, materials, and finishing, and offers instructions on creating decorative pins, rings, earrings, and chains



Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry

Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry Author
ISBN-10 9780871162540
Release 2007
Pages 111
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Readers will learn to make wire jewelry like pros with this collection of more than 20 projects from the pages of Art Jewelry magazine. Readers can learn basic wireworking tools and techniques and practice skills including coiling, wire weaving, chain mail, wrapping, and making cold connections to create necklaces, rings, bracelets, and more. A great book for jewelry makers of all skill levels.



Making Bead Jewelry and Decorative Accessories

Making Bead Jewelry and Decorative Accessories Author Virginia Nathanson
ISBN-10 9780486442860
Release 2005-05
Pages 192
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Well-illustrated, carefully written guide by a veteran crafter tells how to create a dazzling array of 75 different articles crafted from beads, pearls, and metallic yarns — from gleaming bracelets, belts, purses, and vests that look expensive (but aren't) to miniature animals, lamp shades, and a cornucopia of beaded vegetables. More than 210 illustrations.



Making Jewelry with Gemstone Beads

Making Jewelry with Gemstone Beads Author Barbara Case
ISBN-10 9780715330579
Release 2007-10-19
Pages 128
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Combines the popular craft of beading with beautiful semi-precious stones, which are collected by many. Features a variety of versatile ideas which can be adapted for any type of gem or bead. Readers will learn to reate beautiful gemstone jewelry with this dazzling collection of over 100 projects, ranging from eyecatching earrings and accessories to exquisite necklaces and bracelets. This beautiful book offers an impressive range of 28 beautiful semi-precious stones (including birthstones) and a glimpse into the fascinating history and mythical properties behind them. Projects range from the simplest stringing to more detailed beadwork to cater for all levels of ability. Clear artworks, beautiful photographs and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions ensure flawless results.



Cloisonn Enameling and Jewelry Making

Cloisonn   Enameling and Jewelry Making Author Felicia Liban
ISBN-10 9780486136004
Release 2012-07-06
Pages 256
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Critically acclaimed book — widely considered the best on subject — discusses tools, materials, processes for creating lovely pendants, rings, pins, buckles, and more. 164 illustrations.



Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry

Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry Author Diana Pardue
ISBN-10 1423601904
Release 2007-01
Pages 184
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Reveals the captivating history of the art of making American Indian jewelry and explores the ancient techniques, tools, and materials that have shaped its history.