Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, November 2015

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Learn all about the best equipment and tools of the trade with tool maven Helen Driggs and texture experts Sharon Elaine Thompson, Bill Fretz, Victoria Lansford, Jim Grahl, and Doug Hall.  Develop your sawing expertise with a gorgeous laser-patterned silver fern cuff.  Get creative with prong texture on a pendant with a surprise back! Transform your silver scrap into a pendant perfect for the holidays. Get to know the gentle blue gem called Larimar and how to make a spectacular pendant with one. Incorporate tassels into your jewelry after taking a look at this ever-growing trend. Plus, learn the best practices for online etiquette to get your jewelry noticed. On newstands now! Get your copy at http://www.interweave.com/store/lapidary-journal-jewelry-artist-magazine-november-2015.

PECTOLITE/LARIMAR
Smokin’ Stones: Larimar
by Sharon Elaine Thompson

Heusler Pectolite
John F. Heusler, G.G.
PECTOLITE & PEARL PENDANT

FIBER AND METAL
Trends: Lunatic Fringe
by Deborah Yonick

Driggs Boho Demo
Helen I. Driggs
DESIGNING WITH A SHAPE

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Cool Tools & Hip Tips: Shop Essentials
by Helen I. Driggs

Texture with Hammers, Punches, and Gravers
by Sharon Elaine Thompson

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER PROJECTS 
Lehndorff Cuff
Betsy Lehndorff
SAW PIERCED FERN LEAF CUFF

Yovovich Paper Clay
Noel Yovovich
DESIGNING WITH PAPER CLAY

Hannickel Scrap Silver
Mike Hannickel
SERENDIPITY HOLIDAY PENDANT

DEPARTMENTS
My Turn: I Love Surprises
Your Turn: Design Challenges & Letters
Their Turn: A Gallery of This Issue’s Contributors
Net Profits: Online Etiquette (more at jewelrymakingdaily.com/netprofits)
Facets: News & Product Innovations
Ask the Experts
The Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Doer’s Profile: Melissa Cable

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