Melt and Mold Jewelry

Author: Editors of Klutz




Page: 48

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Design your own trendy jewelry by melting magical plastic pellets with warm water. That's right, just using warm water! Then, mold them into a cute cactus, mystical moon, or any of the 19 stylish shapes included in the silicone mold. Create up to 50 charms and make 10 different projects: pendant necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets. Everyone will melt over how cute your creations are! Comes With: 50 polymer discs, 30 jump rings, Elastic cord in 2 colors, 2 cord necklaces, lobster clasp, ring blanks, glitter, rhinestones, stylus tool, silicone mold

The Art of Jewelry

Plastic and Resin ; Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

Author: Debra Adelson

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 385

Forget gold and silver—the hottest materials in jewelry-making are plastic and resin! And this exciting new entry in the popular Art of Jewelry series is an inspirational treat that introduces the major techniques, provides insights from contemporary artists, and showcases an array of eye-opening work. Learn all the basics on “hard” plastics, from sawing and drilling to joining, constructing, and laminating. Get the lowdown on resin, including mixing, curing, adding inclusions, finishing, and more. Easy-to-follow how-to photo demonstrations clarify key steps—and best of all, some of the premiere innovators in the field have created the 22 amazing projects, from the dramatic Turbine Bangle and funky freeform ring in candy-colored plastic to an exotic necklace made of straws.

Jewelry Concepts & Technology

Author: Oppi Untracht

Publisher: Doubleday


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 864

View: 645

The definitive reference for jewelry makers of all levels of ability--a complete, profusely illustrated guide to design, materials, and techniques, as well as a fascinating exploration of jewelry-making throughout history. From the Hardcover edition.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading

Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 585

You've probably coveted jewelry you've seen in artsy boutiques and fashion magazines or envied friends who have the perfect bling to accent everything. With this book, you'll learn to craft designs that are chic but inexpensive. With hundreds of detailed photos, this book covers tools and supplies, bead stringing and weaving, wire wrapping, and more. Terrific projects will get you started and inspire you to create your own jewelry and beadwork designs. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Each skill or technique is defined and described Detailed color photos demonstrate each step Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Helpful tips provide additional guidance

The Penland Book of Jewelry

Master Classes in Jewelry Techniques

Author: Marthe Le Van

Publisher: Lark Books


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 232

View: 760

"From Penland, the premier academy for fine crafting, comes a jewel of a volume: a splendidly photographed combination of how-to manual, coffee table book, and reflective essays. On breathtaking display are the skills of 10 contemporary jewelers who have taught at the school, each possessing a special expertise. From John Cogswell's handsome forged metal to Heather White's innovative casting, the material here is inspirational."--Amazon.

Jewelry Making

Techniques for Metal

Author: Tim McCreight

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 843

Easy-to-follow instructions and carefully executed illustrations make it possible for anyone to learn the basics of an age-old art form and fashion beautiful, lasting objects. Author discusses tools and techniques, use of gems and enamels, wire inlay, casting, and other topics. 72 line illustrations and diagrams.

Modeling in Wax for Jewelry and Sculpture

Author: Lawrence Kallenberg



Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 252

View: 544

Demonstrates the many techniques using wax to produce jewelry, including the lost-wax method, wax carving, molds, and other procedures

Jewelry making manual

Author: Sylvia Wicks

Publisher: Brynmorgen Pr


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 174

View: 680

Clear, easy-to-follow descriptions of basic and advanced techniques, principles of good design, new developments.