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Jewelry Making Techniques to Take Your Projects to the Next Level

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ISBN-10: 1118083342

ISBN-13: 9781118083345

Edition: 2012

Authors: Chris Franchetti Michaels

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More Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making introduces an entirely new set of techniques . The book begins with an introductory chapter that gives a concise overview of jewelry making tools and essential stringing and wire techniques. Technique-specific chapters include the following: Designing with chain, including information on cutting and connecting chain, using set-stone chain, and attaching findings to chain. Basic metal work, including cutting and piercing metal, bending and shaping metal, and customizing premade metal components. Metal cold connections, including working with purchased rivets or making your own, installing eyelets and grommets, using mini screws and hinges, and…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Getting Started
How to Use This Book
Essential Tools and Supplies
More Specialized Tools and Supplies
Essential Techniques
Cut Wire
Make and Use Jump Rings
Form Wire Links and Wraps
String Beads
Metal Types and Terminology
Metals Used for Making Jewelry
Metal Care and Safety
Basic Metal Work
Pierce Metal
Cut Metal
Bend and Shape Metal
Transfer a Design to Metal
Finishing and Embellishing Metal
File and Sand Metal
Texturize Metal
Polish Metal
Use Metal Punch Stamps
Color and Stamp Metal with Inks
Paint Metal
Create a Patina
Joining with Cold Connections
Join Components with Rivets
Make Your Own Rivets
Install Miniature Hardware
Attach Components with Tabs
Stitch with Wire
Sculpting with Metal Clay
Metal Clay Basics
How to Select Metal Clay
Form and Shape Metal Clay
Join Clay to Clay
Attach Findings to Metal Clay
Make Settings in Metal Clay
Dry and Refine Unfired Clay
Fire Metal Clay
Finish and Embellish Fired Clay
Using Adhesives
Types of Adhesives
Techniques for Successful Gluing
Set a Cabochon, Glass Tile, or Stone
Adhere an Image to Glass
Attach a Pendant Bail
Making Resin Jewelry
Types of Jewelry Resin
Prepare Two-Part Resin
Colorize Resin
Apply Resin
Cast Resin in a Mold
Embed and Layer Resin
Cure Resin
Refine and Finish Resin
Designing with Chain
Types of Jewelry Chain
Chain Design Considerations
Cut or Divide Chain
Connect and Finish Chain
Make a Chain Tassel
Working with Leather
Leather Facts
Dye Leather
Cut Leather
Pierce Leather
Stamp Leather
Seal Leather
Hand-Stitch Leather
Install Leather Hardware
Insect Wing Brass Earrings
Filigree and Gemstone Ring
Crystal Key Necklace
Paint-Stamped Connector Bracelet
Impressed Bronze Clay Focals
Boho Tooled Leather Cuff
Filigree Wrap and Tassel Necklace
Pierced Metal Feline Necklace
Silver Clay Pinch Beads
Mossy Resin Pendant
Mixed Verse Necklace
Appendix Reference Materials
Suppliers and Resources
General Reference Charts
How to Set Up a Jeweler's Saw