Metal clay is the most exciting new material in jewelry design today: the procedures for molding and shaping are simple, the tools few, and the results stunning. CeCe Wire, a leader in the field, details all the newest innovations and clays, as well as the basics for beginners. She includes every form and formula, plus an extensive array of cutting-edge techniques that range from stone-setting to surface embellishment. Numerous color photos showcase diverse possibilities, including enameling methods such as champlevAc, inlaying with epoxy resin, and silk screening. Twenty-five projectsasome easy, some more advancedainclude gorgeous beads, a bold contemporary brooch, and stacked rings made from silver and 22-karat gold.22-karat gold slip Butane torch and fuel Kiln shelf Glass bowl filled with cold water Hard silver solder Sterling silver earring posts with 4 mm pads Butane ... Brush the tops with a little water and set them aside while you make the next layer.
|Title||:||New Directions in Metal Clay|
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2009-10-01|