Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, January/February 2016

LJJA, JanFeb 2016Create the perfect Valentine’s presents this year! Showcase two agate cabochons on silver for a romantic heart pendant. Learn how to make a butt hinge out of metal clay as you create a clever hinged necklace. Hammer and solder fine silver into a set of textured bangles using the perfect Fretz toolkit! Combine two striking stones in the glamorous Serpentine Chrysotile Pendant with rhodochrosite for a show stopping necklace. Tool maven Helen Driggs shares her tools that she absolutely can’t live without. Learn all about the safest and most effective mobile payment system for your business. Take a look at how high fashion is influencing jewelry design details as well as striking new ways to wear jewelry. Discover how to incorporate the striking green and white stripes of chrysotile and serpentine into your jewelry. On newstands now! Get your copy at https://www.interweave.com/store/lapidary-journal-jewelry-artist-magazine-january-february-2016.

 

CHRYSOTILE & SERPENTINE
Smokin’ Stones: Chrysotile & Serpentine
by Sharon Elaine Thompson
Heusler Pendant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John F. Heusler, G.G.
SERPENTINE CHRYSOTILE PENDANT WITH RHODOCHROSITE


DESIGN & DETAILS
Fulkerson Heart to Heart Pendant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Fulkerson
HEART TO HEART SILVER & AGATE PENDANT

Trends: All in the Details
by Deborah Yonick

 

DECEMBER PROJECTS 
Fretz Bangles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Fretz
HAMMER FORMED FINE SILVER BANGLES

Mornick2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arlene Mornick
METAL CLAY HINGED LOCKET

 

DEPARTMENTS
My Turn: Mycenae, Rich in Innovation
Your Turn: Design Challenges & Letters
Their Turn: A Gallery of This Issue’s Contributors
Net Profits: Give ‘Em Credit (more at www.jewelrymakingdaily.com/netprofits)
Cool Tools & Hip Tips: Tools I Can’t Live Without
Facets: News & Product Innovations
Ask the Experts
The Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Doer’s Profile: Laura Beth Love

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