Bead Meets Metal: Easy Metalwork Techniques to Showcase Gemstone Beads and Other Treasures

Bead Meets Metal: Easy Metalwork Techniques to Showcase Gemstone Beads and Other Treasures

by Kay Rashka

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Bead Meets Metal: Easy Metalwork Techniques to Showcase Gemstone Beads and Other Treasures by Kay Rashka


Come take the journey with Kay as she shows you how to begin adding soldering, dapping, sawing, and other skills from the metalsmith’s repertoire into your beading. Kay’s projects will also show beginner metalworkers how to incorporate the rich, colorful, sumptuous look that semiprecious beads bring to metal jewelry. These necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and pendants present such a complete range of techniques, all fully and beautifully illustrated with step-by-step photos. You’ll be amazed at the eye candy you can create!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871164407
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Company, Books Division
Publication date: 05/14/2013
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,206,285
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Kay Rashka has been creating jewelry for 25 years, working primarily in sterling silver and semiprecious gemstones. She teaches in and around her home studio near Madison, WI, at venues including the Bead&Button Show, Peninsula Art School, the Art Glass and Bead Show, and Shake Rag Alley.

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