You’ll love this enamel jewelry making book if:
- You want to learn how to add surface decoration to your jewelry
- You’re looking to learn some easy techniques for making torch-fired enamel jewelry
- You’re interested in creating jewelry with less expensive materials
If you’ve started enameling but want to take your work to the next level, turn to Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry by Barbara Lewis for the next steps in the process. Cover the essential processes you’ll need to know in order to boost your enameling skill-set, like the immersion process, annealing, soldering, and more. Once you’ve mastered these techniques, enjoy 17 step-by-step projects for a wide variety of jewelry essentials, like necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and more.
In addition to mastering enameling techniques, you’ll also gain practical advice and insider secrets from the author for making the most out of your enamel jewelry projects. Discover how different enamels look and behave, and find out how to blend colors for a fresh, new look. Learn tips and techniques for saving time while also getting professional results. Plus, learn how to decrease the cost of your enameling projects with suggestions for lower cost materials.
In Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry you’ll find:
- 50+ techniques for enameling, metalsmithing, beading, and wireworking
- 17 step-by-step enameling projects, including necklaces, earrings, and bracelets
- 15+ new color “recipes,” plus advice for layering enamels
A word from the author:
“So you’ve started enameling but want to take your work to the next level. You want to learn some easy techniques that will brand your work and make it identifiably yours. This book will not only spark creative ideas but will provide you with the tools and resources needed to execute your designs.” —Barbara Lewis
About the author:
Barbara is the author of Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry and two North Light DVDs, Torch-Fired Enamel Basics and Creative Torch-Fired Techniques, and the owner of Painting With Fire--a workshop venue, online reseller of enameling tools and supplies and a brick-and-mortar store. In addition to regularly teaching torch-fired workshops, Barbara has been published in Belle Armoire Jewelry and Stringing Magazine.
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