Creating Elemental Jewelry: 20 Projects Conjured from Fire, Water, Earth and Air

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Creating Elemental Jewelry explores how the wonders of nature can inspire jewelry-making. The elements that inspire the designs are also reflected in materials sourced from the heart of our world (precious stones and metals mined from the earth's core, seaglass collected from the shore), and methods that employ elements such as fire (soldering) or water (working with molten wax in water). Projects range in difficulty, and include plenty of intermediate and advanced techniques to...

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Overview

Creating Elemental Jewelry explores how the wonders of nature can inspire jewelry-making. The elements that inspire the designs are also reflected in materials sourced from the heart of our world (precious stones and metals mined from the earth's core, seaglass collected from the shore), and methods that employ elements such as fire (soldering) or water (working with molten wax in water). Projects range in difficulty, and include plenty of intermediate and advanced techniques to appeal to more experienced jewelry makers.

  • Expert instruction: The author is a qualified instructor and runs workshops at her studio.
  • Skill levels: Includes plenty of intermediate and advanced projects to appeal to experienced readers.
  • Original jewelry: Step-by-step instruction for 14 beautiful designs and 6 inspiring experimental projects with multiple outcomes.
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"The projects in her book range in difficulty and include more advanced techniques to appeal to more experienced jewelry makers." —Stacie at Craft Gossip
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440320323
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 9/28/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 935,337
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Vicky Forrester is a practicing jeweler whose work has been exhibited extensively in the UK and abroad. Vicky has a degree in Silversmithing and Metalwork. In addition to her gallery pieces and commissioned work, Vicky has been teaching jewelry making through her workshops and specialist short courses at her Flux Studios facility.
Website: www.vicky-forrester.com

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