Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers

Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers Author Elizabeth Bone
ISBN-10 1596684992
Release 2012-01-03
Pages 192
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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

Silversmithing for Jewellery Makers Author Elizabeth Bone
ISBN-10 1844487571
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 192
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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

Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewelry Makers Author Melissa Hunt
ISBN-10 9781250015327
Release 2013-01-08
Pages 192
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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

Silversmithing Author Rupert Finegold
ISBN-10 9781440229220
Release 1997-01-28
Pages 480
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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.



Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers

Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers Author Melissa Hunt
ISBN-10 184448906X
Release 2012-12-01
Pages 192
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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.



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.



Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers

Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers Author Jinks McGrath
ISBN-10 0764165844
Release 2013-11-01
Pages 320
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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

Simple Soldering Author Kate Ferrant Richbourg
ISBN-10 9781620333136
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 160
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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.



Jewelry

Jewelry Author Tim Mccreight
ISBN-10 1880140292
Release 1997-09-15
Pages 143
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Tim McCreight presents the craft of metalwor king jewellery in this newly revised edition that will be of interest even to the most inexperienced beginner. '



Jewellery Making

Jewellery Making Author Jinks McGrath
ISBN-10 184543238X
Release 2007
Pages 144
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This is a complete course in designing and making jewellery. Carefully structured tutorials guide you through every stage of the process, revealing how to translate inspired ideas into workable, wearable designs, and you'll find professional advice on presenting and selling your work. Learn about tools, equipment and safe working practices; how to build an inspirations file; select suitable materials and transfer your designs; work with precious and semi-precious stones, metals, glass, plastic, resin and wood. Clear, step-by-step photographs demonstrate all the techniques you will need, at-a-glance panels explain the effect that different techniques have on a variety of metals, and practical exercises provide guidance in tricky skills - with ideas for trying these out on inexpensive substitutes before using your chosen materials.



Setting Up a Successful Jewellery Business

Setting Up a Successful Jewellery Business Author Angie Boothroyd
ISBN-10 9781474241984
Release 2017-10-05
Pages 160
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An updated edition of the best-selling handbook, this all-encompassing guide for jewellery entrepreneurs of all levels covers key lessons for setting up, running and growing a jewellery business. From the college graduate looking to set up a workshop, to the established maker ready to expand their business, Setting up a Successful Jewellery Business equips creative jewellers with the essential knowledge and tools to operate a professional jewellery business. Encouraging individuals to define their business objectives and strategy for the future, the guide deals with topics including: · presenting your brand; · protecting your designs; · how much to charge for your work; · selling to shops, galleries and individuals; · creating your website and driving traffic to it; · managing your time and finances plus other essential business skills. Updated with two new chapters, an expanded section on social media and a revised appendix, this is an indispensable jeweller's companion that provides the resources to take your business forward.



The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques

The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques Author Anastasia Young
ISBN-10 1596681691
Release 2010-04-01
Pages 320
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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.



The Complete Jewelry Making Course

The Complete Jewelry Making Course Author Jinks McGrath
ISBN-10 0764136607
Release 2007
Pages 144
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A guide to designing and making jewelry that provides step-by-step tutorials for turning creative designs into beautiful, wearable necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and other pieces of jewelry.



Exploring Resin Jewelry

Exploring Resin Jewelry Author Heidi Boyd
ISBN-10 9781440318726
Release 2012-09-07
Pages 128
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Features step-by-step instructions for using resin to craft jewelry, including projects that use such materials as maps, candy sprinkles, seashells, postage stamps, and buttons.



Professional Jewelry Making

Professional Jewelry Making Author Alan Revere
ISBN-10 1929565429
Release 2011
Pages 337
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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.



500 Silver Jewelry Designs

500 Silver Jewelry Designs Author Marthe Le Van
ISBN-10 1600596312
Release 2011
Pages 420
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Provides a full-color array of hundreds of pieces of silver jewelry made by top designers, including chokers and other necklaces, brooches, rings and much more. Original.



Simple Soldering

Simple Soldering Author Kate Ferrant Richbourg
ISBN-10 9781620333136
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 160
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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.