|Metalsmith Essentials: How to Solder Jewelry Volume 2
With Lexi Erickson
Take your soldering to the next level!
The highly anticipated sequel is here with advanced soldering how-tos!
Boost your jewelry-making skills with a comprehensive lesson in advanced soldering techniques. Join artist and experienced metalsmith Lexi Erickson in 11 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to take your soldering to the next level.
Expand your soldering repertoire with how-tos for multi-layer soldering, creating fused rolled edges, soldering on reticulation, soldering brass to copper, and more!
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Watch 127 minutes of exciting soldering secrets on your own time. This ultimate soldering resource allows you to start and stop when itâ€™s convenient for you. Get a front-row seat to this master metal jewelry-making class you can watch again and again!
- Create stunning finished metal jewelry with expert tips for soldering on bails.
- Take your pieces to the next level with interesting rolled edges.
- Discover how to create a soldering bun to heat your pieces from all angles.
- Make the perfect bead with tricks to soldering metal halves together.
- Add intrigue to your designs with how-tos for embellishing with soldered balls.
- Advance your skills by incorporating reticulated metal into your soldered pieces.
- And more!
Run time: 127min.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Getting Started
- Torches & Melting Points
- Copper-Silver Overlays
- Make a Soldering Bun
- Drawing a Bead
- Soldering a Ball On a Plate
- Disc 2
- Rolled Edges
- Solder a Bail Behind an Overlay
- Soldering Beads
- Soldering Reticulation
- Soldering Copper to Brass
LEXI ERICKSON is a frequent contributor to Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine and has been designing and making jewelry for the past 25 years. Educated as an archaeologist, she took her first jewelry class so she could understand the Bronze Age and fell in love with the creative process of jewelry. Lexi has taught high school to university-level jewelry making, archaeology, and geology. She participates in Fine Craft Festivals in the southwestern United States and her work can be found in southwestern fine craft galleries.