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  • ISBN: 1782217355
  • ISBN: 9781782217350
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press Limited, 2021.

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General Note: Includes index.
"A complete step-by-step course for beginners" -- Cover.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Tools and materials: Tools ; Materials -- Setting up: Setting up your work area ; Setting up a benchpeg ; Setting up a vice -- Core skills: Using a piercing saw ; Filing ; Soldering ; Pickling ; Finishing -- The projects: Two simple rings ; Two twist rings ; Stone-chip earrings ; Textured pendant ; Stone setting for a ring ; Brooch with cut card technique ; Fused pendant and stud earrings -- Moving forwards: The four-step plan.
Summary, etc.: A beginner's step-by-step guide to creating beautiful silver jewellery. Silver Jewellery Making is a practical beginners' guide to making silver jewellery. Seven step-by-step projects guide you through the core skills and techniques that will enable you to progress to making your own beautiful jewellery. The tried-and-tested projects have been developed by Machi and Janet, who have over 40 years of industry experience teaching others this amazing craft. The emphasis is on teaching good practice and acquiring the basic techniques and skills to give the reader a solid basis for developing their jewellery-making capabilities. Tools are introduced for each individual project, and their uses and correct handling explained. Troubleshooting tips explain how to overcome common problems that may arise. At the end of each project, there are examples of how the skills gained can be used to make other items. The book is perfect for those who wish to start jewellery making either on their own or as a supplement to beginners' classes.
Subject: Jewelry making
Silverwork Technique
Jewelry making
Silverwork Technique
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Instructional and educational works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Instructional and educational works.
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