Making Metal Jewelry: How to stamp, forge, form and fold metal jewelry designs

Making Metal Jewelry: How to stamp, forge, form and fold metal jewelry designs

by Jen Cushman
     
 

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Stamp, forge, form and fold your way to stunning metal jewelry!

Discover the stunning beauty inherent in asymmetry, raw edges, rust and an intimate story as you explore the manipulation of metal your way. Jen Cushman will lead you step-by-step through 21 projects that unleash metal's wonderful potential for a style that is delightfully imperfect and

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Stamp, forge, form and fold your way to stunning metal jewelry!

Discover the stunning beauty inherent in asymmetry, raw edges, rust and an intimate story as you explore the manipulation of metal your way. Jen Cushman will lead you step-by-step through 21 projects that unleash metal's wonderful potential for a style that is delightfully imperfect and organic. Even if you've never wielded a hammer before, Making Metal Jewelry will have you creating jewelry pieces you'll be proud to wear this weekend! Everything you need to know to get started right away awaits you inside.

  • Explanations of different types of metal, wire, patinas, metalworking tools, soldering basics and more.
  • Complete step-by-step instruction for a variety of jewelry pieces including earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants.
  • Inspiring variations on several of the projects, and online links to additional project ideas.

Begin your new relationship with metal today. Let Making Metal Jewelry unleash your metalworking potential and start creating jewelry that's authentically you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440322563
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/10/2013
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,288,169
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Artist, designer, and instructor at national mixed-media retreats, Jen's self-published book Explore, Create, Resinate: Mixed Media Techniques with ICE Resin won a Bronze medal in the 2011 Independent Book Publishers national book awards. Her art has been published in Cloth, Paper, Scissors Gifts Issue, WireWork magazine and the Crafts Channel of Lifetime Television's website. She writes for Belle Armoire Jewelry and CreateMixedMedia.com and is the Director of Education and Marketing for Susan Lenart Kazmer ICE Resin. Website: http://jencushman.com; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jen-Cushman-Artist; Twitter: @JenCushman

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