Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, December 2011

About our cover…
Nanz Aalund’s slot-in-slot pendant. “Amethyst Crystal Cross,” page 34.
Photo: Jim Lawson


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Lapidary Journal - Jewelry Artist

December 2011
Volume 65, Number 7

Print Magazine Table of Contents

Features | Advertising Sections

Print Features

4

My Turn
from the Editor
Extremely Interesting

6

Your Turn
Design Challenge & Letters

 

8

Their Turn
A Gallery of This Issue’s Contributors

 

10

Net Profits: New Twists on Twitter
by Cathleen McCarthy
more online at jewelrymakingdaily.com/ netprofits

TUMBLERS/MECHANISMS

14

Cool Tools & Hip Tips: Tumblers for Metal
by Helen I. Driggs

18

Formed Fibula Pin
jewelry project by Helen I. Driggs

22

Sterling Safety Pin
jewelry project Nina Lara Novikova

26

Trends: Unusual Mechanisms
by Annie Osburn

AMETHYST/STONE SETTING

31

Rectangular Brilliant
facet design by Calvin Smith
based on a design by Doris Crawford
more at jewelrymakingdaily.com/faceting

32

Smokin’ Stones: Quartz: Pretty in Pastel
by Sharon Elaine Thompson

43

Amethyst Crystal Cross
jewelry project by Nanz Aalund

44

How to Solder Jewelry Part 10 of 10: Wavellite Pendant
“graduate” jewelry project by Lexi Erickson

48

Holiday Wire Earrings
jewelry project by Tom Werkheiser

EXTREME JEWELRY

52

Industrial Strength Suppliers
technology by Sharon Elaine Thompson

58

Elizabeth Taylor’s Legendary Jewels
design by Cathleen McCarthy

64

Facets
News & Product Innovations

66

Ask the Experts
by Tom & Kay Benham

80

The Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist
Doer’s Profile: Carla Fox

ADVERTISING

71 Advertisers’ Index
72 Classifieds
75 Gem & Jewelry Shops
77 Fee Mining
76 Jewelry Classes

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