: Tips,Techniques and Trade Secrets
An indispensable compendium of essential knowledge and troubleshooting tips, this book packs in the combined wisdom of two successful jewelry-makers who are consummate problem solvers.
Together they show the reader how to fix common mistakes, improvise tools and discover ways to save money, such as recycling gold and other precious metal scraps.
From beading to setting a stone, understanding annealing to soldering silver chain, "200 Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets for Jewelry Making" shows how to experiment and innovate to create unique jewelry designs.
The topics and methods covered enable any jewelry maker to achieve a striking and professional look to their earrings, necklaces, rings and more.
Techniques are demonstrated in clear directions and step-by-step color photographs.
"Try It" tips encourage innovation and "Fix It" solutions help with problems.
Packed with guidance and how-to photographs, this is a must-have for anyone who makes their own jewelry, whether at the beginner or intermediate level.