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Making Metal Jewelry: How to stamp, forge, form and fold metal jewelry designs- By Jen Cushman
You'll Love This Metal Jewelry Making Book If: You're a beginner jewelry maker looking to attempt new projects. You love working with metal and want to experiment with jewelry making. You want to create a one-of-a-kind jewelry piece for you or someone you love.
Don't let jewelry-making and metal working techniques intimidate you. If you're new to this medium then these jewelry making tips & techniques are great for you. With this new look at metal jewelry making projects, Jen Cushman shows you how to make unique pieces of jewelry.
Pick up core technique and beginner projects from a web-savvy author growing in popularity and strong connections to the mixed media magazine industry. These jewelry projects look great and are easy-to-follow. Many pieces are in the popular style in the vein of well-known artists like Susan Lenart Kazmer, Thomas Mann and Lisa Niven Kelly.
This book also includes 5-10 embedded QR Codes that will take you right to exciting demonstration videos and extra projects! In Making Metal Jewelry You'll Learn:
17 fun metalworking techniques for beginner jewelry makers
21 step-by-step projects that look great and are appropriate for novice metalworkers
Tips & techniques for making rings, bracelets & necklaces with easy metalworking approaches
Soft cover - 128pg(with 300 color illustrations)
Table of Contents
The Thrill of Metal - My Story
METAL FUNDAMENTALS, Types of Metal, Cutting Metal, Forging, Stamping and Forming Metal, Etching Metal, Adding Patinas and Finishing, Making Metal Attachments, Making Basic Jewelry Findings
METAL JEWELRY PROJECTS, Metal Pin and Earrings, Free-Form Shawl Pin, Chased Earrings, Punched Circle Earrings, Dapped and Domed Earrings, Forged and Formed Hoop Earrings, Simple Cross Earrings, Metal Bracelets and Rings, Free-Form Forged Bangles, Organic Wire-Wrapped Bracelet, Upcycled Cuff With Metal Focal, Fork Bracelet, Forged Ring, Cold Enamel Ring, Spinner Ring, Metal Pendants and Necklaces, Charm-Holder Necklace, Fold-Formed Pendant With Soldered Chain, Clay Heart Pendant, Stamped Pendant With Metal Fiber Chain, Etched Owl Pendant, Tussy Mussy Cone Necklace, Dapped Circles Necklace, House Bezel Pendant, Parting Thoughts on Art and Going With the Flow
Resources, Index, Acknowledgments, About Jen Cushman
About the Author- Jen Cushman is the Director of Education and Marketing for ICE Resin. She has been featured in many top mixed media magazines such as Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, WireWork and Belle Armoire Jewelry. She's a freelance mixed media writer and a contributor for Create Mixed Media.