How to Make Silver Charms from Metal Clay

How to Make Silver Charms from Metal Clay

by Sue Heaser
     
 


Charm bracelets are more popular than ever. These customizable pieces of jewelry are a wonderful way for the wearer to express themselves and show their personality. But buying or making the intricate silver charms can be costly.

Now it's possible to create beautiful one-of-a-kind silver charms without the extensive cost-- and no silver-smithing skills needed!

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Overview


Charm bracelets are more popular than ever. These customizable pieces of jewelry are a wonderful way for the wearer to express themselves and show their personality. But buying or making the intricate silver charms can be costly.

Now it's possible to create beautiful one-of-a-kind silver charms without the extensive cost-- and no silver-smithing skills needed! In How to Make Silver Charms from Metal Clay, internationally renowned artist, author and polymer clay specialist Sue Heaser shows readers how to create intricate silver charms--from keys and padlocks to fairies and animals-- using metal clay. Offers a well-rounded overview of this simple (yet seemingly magical) process that includes:

  • Step-by-step instructions for 50 beautiful projects
  • An overview of the necessary tools and materials
  • Guidance for essential skills like molding, finishing and firing
  • Design methods for beginners as well as more experienced sculptors
  • Ideas for creating your own signature pieces

    This inspirational book is sure to be a favorite among hobbyists and jewelry makers who are looking for new ways to expand their craft. Includes more than 400 full-color illustrations.

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781438002620
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    10/01/2013
    Pages:
    144
    Sales rank:
    1,147,421
    Product dimensions:
    8.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)

    Meet the Author


    Sue Heaser is an internationally renowned artist, author and teacher who has been working in polymer clays for more than 25 years. She has published over a dozen craft books and has taught metal clay and polymer clay workshops all over the world.

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