Metalsmithing can be a daunting task, especially to the beginner. This beautifully photographed, comprehensive guide provides crafters of all levels with a gentle, user-friendly approach to substantial metal jewelry-making skills. After reviewing the fundamentals of jewelry design, raw materials, and safety in the studio, readers are introduced to tools for cutting, drilling, forming, soldering, polishing, and more. Next, they will learn a variety of techniques including piercing, stamping, forging, annealing, oxidizing, casting, and even setting stones, enabling them to create 25 stunning and professional-looking projects.The two pieces were sweat soldered together. 1 8-gauge wire pieces are soldered on to connect the top triangle to the bezel set stone piece. A pin back finding is soldered to the back of the jewelry piece. The stone in this sterling silver ring isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Metal Jewelry Made Easy|
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2009|