Magical Metal Clay Jewellery


Author: Sue Heaser
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780715327654
Category: Jewelry making
Page: 128
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Helps readers create beautiful and intricate pieces of pure silver jewellery with no silversmithing skills and very few tools and equipment using metal clay. This book features photography, which demonstrates the techniques needed to set with stones, decorate with enamels, create textural effects using engraving and more.

Magical Metal Clay Jewelry


Author: Sue Heaser
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9780896895942
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Today's revolution in jewelry making is quite simple, literally. With few tools and basic silversmithing skills readers can quickly and easily create intricate pieces of solid silver jewelry using the easy-to-follow instructions in Magical Metal Clay Jewelry. More than 250 step-by-step color photos demonstrate techniques needed to mold, fold, shape, cut, braid, and carve metal clay to create more than 25 original pieces of beautiful jewelry. With this book there's no need for hammering, sawing, or even a kiln, making it accessible to anyone.

Metal Clay Techniques

The Complete Guide for Jewellery Makers
Author: Sue Heaser
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781446302347
Category: Jewelry making
Page: 192
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Learn how to make professional-lookingmetal jewellery without investing insilversmithing equipment and training.Master the core techniques of metalclay jewellery in an afternoon withdetailed step-by-step photography.A rich and inspirational guidewith tried and tested techniquesexplained in detail and informationon the cutting edge of metalclay creativity and materials.

Metal Clay And Mixed Media Jewelry

Innovative Projects Featuring Resin, Polymer Clay, Fiber, Glass, Ceramics, Collage Materials, And More
Author: Sherri Haab
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780823030620
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 143
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Metal clay starts as clay and turns into metal. Does it get any more magical? Now it does—withMetal Clay and Mixed Media Jewelry. Author Sherri Haab takes this compelling material, today's hottest craft item, to the next level, brilliantly combining it with other media ranging from the timeless to the unexpected. Ribbons, gold leaf, pottery shards, transparent resin, polymer clay, leather, and more are used to create stunning jewelry. Beautiful photography showcases these innovative pieces, and full step-by-step instructions make it easy to re-create them. New formulations of metal clay and newly developed firing techniques are presented clearly so that crafters can achieve professional results. Sophisticated enough for artists yet simple enough for beginners,Metal Clay and Mixed Media Jewelryis the only book that blends metal clay with such a variety of mixed media to make magic. • Follow-up to the best-sellingArt of Metal Clay—over 35,000 copies sold! • Author has sold more than two million books! • Metal clay is hot with crafters, artists—anyone who wants to try alchemy

The Art of Metal Clay

Techniques for Creating Jewelry and Decorative Objects
Author: Sherri Haab
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0823099326
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 160
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Developed in Japan in the 1990s, metal clay consists of microscopic particles of silver or gold suspended in a pliable organic binder that can be worked with the hands and simple household tools. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the medium designed specifically for crafters and jewelrymakers.

The Absolute Beginners Guide: Making Metal Clay Jewelry

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
Author: Cindy Thomas Pankopf
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 0871167654
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 112
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Anyone who has ever wanted to give metal clay a try will enjoy this third book in the popular Absolute Beginners Guide series. The first book in this series, Stringing Beaded Jewelry, won the 2010 IPPY award. Making Metal Clay Jewelry follows the same signature format as its predecessors, positioning readers to learn by doing as they take on simple metal clay jewelry projects that gradually increase in difficulty level. Now is a perfect time to introduce readers to metal clay with this signature series that focuses on positive results.

How to Make Silver Charms from Metal Clay


Author: Sue Heaser
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781845435080
Category: Charm bracelets
Page: 144
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Create beautiful solid silver charms quickly and easily. This inspirational book shows how to craft intricate pure silver charms with no silver-smithing skills, and very few tools and equipment. The secret? Metal clay.

Metal Clay for Beaders


Author: Irina Miech
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 0871164620
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
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Beaders will learn how to shape, texture, stamp, cut, and mold easy-to-use metal clay into gorgeous jewelry that they can embellish! This guide to getting started with this amazing material includes 14 projects—custom pendants, findings, rings, and more—with complete step-by-step instructions and full-color photography. First in a series by author, artist, and bead-store owner Irina Miech.

Metal Clay for Jewelry Makers

The Complete Technique Guide
Author: Sue Heaser
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596687134
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 192
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Experience metal clay like never before. Going far beyond most other metal clay books currently available, Metal Clay for Jewelry Makers covers basics and much more. Inside, you'll explore a range of techniques including forming hinges and beads; working with paper clay; adding gemstones, glass, and ceramics; and syringing, burnishing, texturing, and using patinas. You'll discover stunningly showcased silver and base metal clays perfected in soft clay, paper, and paste forms. Sue also covers the materials that are often used in conjunction with metal clay, including embellishments, stones, and findings. After covering materials, Sue dives right into techniques, from the basics to specific advanced techniques. She explores the use of additional materials as well--applying resin, mounting stones, enameling, engraving and more. A section on zero waste--how to conserve and reuse expensive metal clay remnants--completes the how-to section. Packed with more than 500 photographs, this book will give you a clear guide to both the process and end product or effect. While no projects are in the book, finished projects with tips and techniques are spread throughout and provide inspiration for you to explore metal clay and to use your newfound jewelry-making skills with this innovative material, often dubbed "magical clay."

Working with Precious Metal Clay


Author: Tim McCreight
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780713658286
Category: Jewelry making
Page: 127
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Precious Metal Clay (PMC) is a material for jewellers and craft people which is as easy to manipulate as polymer clay, but when it is fired, the resulting object is 99.9per cent solid silver. This book describes how to work with PMC, including firing and finishing, and includes a set of projects.

Stamped Metal Jewelry

Creative Techniques and Designs for Making Custom Jewelry
Author: Lisa N Kelly
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596681774
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Metal stamping is one of the hottest trends in metal jewelry. Using purchased metal stamps and sterling silver blanks, you can personalize your metal jewelry designs with words, textures, and creative designs. Lisa Niven Kelly, creator of the online Beaducation workshops and website, specializes in the technique and has been teaching stamping for more than six years to enthusiastic students. Although stamping is a simple technique, the right tools and skills will help you create professional and exciting results. Stamped Metal Jewelry teaches multiple metal stamping and texturing techniques, and the projects incorporate wirework and metalsmithing to create fabulous necklaces, beads, charms, bracelets, cuffs, and earrings. The book opens with an extensive section on stamping, wirework, and metalsmithing tools and techniques. With these skills, you can begin the inspiring jewelry designs with confidence. Nineteen projects cover a variety of techniques and designs such as creating charms, incorporating stamped links into beaded projects, making stamped links from flat wire and wire-wrapping them together, stamping on blanks and layering them, riveting, texturing metal, oxidizing, and more. In addition to Lisa's projects, the book features contributions by nationally known guest artists Tracy Stanley, Kriss Silva, Lisa Claxton, Kate Richbourg, Janice Berkebile, and Connie Fox.

The Polymer Clay Techniques Book


Author: Sue Heaser
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781581800081
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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A step-by-step guide to creating different crafts, such as buttons, beads, and mosaics, using polymer clay

Colored Pencil on Copper Jewelry

Enhance Your Metalwork the Easy Way
Author: Roxan O'Brien
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0811765857
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
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At last, an easy way to add gorgeous color to your metalwork without the use of a kiln! Armed with colored pencils and a few simple techniques, you can have the beautiful look of enameled jewelry in much less time. Copper is an affordable option for metalwork, and with the techniques in this book, you can add endless colorful designs to your necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and brooches. By following the illustrated instructions, you will be able to draw and color any design you like onto your jewelry with just a few easy-to-find tools. Give coloring a try on the 10 included projects, or branch out with your own ideas. Once you have mastered the basics, you will have opened a whole new realm of creative options for your jewelry designs.

Constructing Architecture

Materials, Processes, Structures
Author: Andrea Deplazes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3764371900
Category: Architecture
Page: 508
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Now in its second edition: the trailblazing introduction and textbook on construction includes a new section on translucent materials and an article on the use of glass.

The Art of Enameling

Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
Author: Linda Darty
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579909543
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 176
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Offers a complete introduction to all of the popular techniques of enameling, with practical advice on how to set up a studio and detailed, step-by-step instructions for fourteen creative projects that use such methods as cloisonne, champleve, and plique, as well as the latest experimental techniques.

Enameling on Metal Clay


Author: Pam East
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 0871164655
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
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This book will appeal to artisans of all levels. A thorough introductory section helps readers prepare their workspace with information on tools, materials, and basic techniques for metal clay and enameling. Jewelry projects include earrings, pendants, pins, beads, and a ring. Easy-to-follow instructions are illustrated with clear, detailed photographs.

PMC Decade

The First Ten Years of Precious Metal Clay
Author: Randy Allan Wardell,Ken Devos
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781929565191
Category: Art
Page: 251
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"It has been ten years since Precious Metal Clay was introduced in the United States, and it is time to see what artists have done with this fascinating material. This book gathers for the first time work made by leaders in the field. A critical essay by noted designer Donald Friedlich and a technical explanation from scientist Darnall Burks make this a landmark volume for artists and collectors."--Publisher.

Soldering Made Simple

Easy techniques for the kitchen-table jeweler
Author: Joe Silvera
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000240
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 112
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This book is the complete guide to simple soldering. Soldering Made Simple takes all the mystery and fear out of soldering so that amateur jewelry makers — even those who have never held a torch — feel empowered and confident. Friendly and thorough instructional text and step-by-step photos help readers build skills gradually, which they can then employ with the included projects. Joe Silvera presents soldering techniques that use a simple setup, a handheld butane torch that is safe and easy to operate, and a few other supplies.

Glaze

The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color
Author: Brian Taylor,Kate Doody
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764166426
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 320
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Potters of all levels will find a wealth of guidance on the glazing process as several of today's leading ceramicists share the recipes behind their most stunning works of art. Includes more than 450 beautiful illustrations, technical how-to section, and detailed glossary.

Dolls House Do-it-Yourself - Curtains


Author: Sue Heaser
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9780715318522
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
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Create life-like curtains and window dressings for dolls? houses of every period and style. From curtains, blinds and drapes, to pelmets, tiebacks and valances, everything you need to create inspirational window dressings for our dolls? house is included here. Over 25 step-by-step projects show how to make a variety of window treatments. Further variation ideas, illustrated in color, allow you to adapt many of the projects to suit your dolls? house. A section on the basic tools and equipment used offers practical guidance on choosing fabrics and miniature haberdashery such as silks, cords, fringes and trimmings. Essential techniques such as making a pattern, fabric pleating and making tassels and cords are included and guidance on installing your finished project is also covered. Easy-to-use templates are provided where necessary, and inspirational color photographs show the finished curtains displayed in situ.