Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, March 2016
Create an elegant pendant using wire weaving on a project that doubles as a great tutorial. Perfect your precise soldering skills with funky climbing ant earrings. Indulge in the intricate and fascinating world of sculptural wire as you peruse these three-dimensional creations inspired by nature. Learn all about the best tools for wirework from tool maven Helen Driggs, complete with kit. Use metal fabrication to create a futuristic barrette that incorporates the look of a computer circuit board. Take an in-depth look into contributors’ favorite educational experiences and lessons. Streamline your social media as you learn to get the most out of your posts. Incorporate the odd symmetry trillion facet into your designs. Find exactly the right color stone you’ve been searching for with warmly colored tourmalines. Plus discover wearable technology and how jewelry artist are incorporating smart technology into their designs! Get your copy now at https://www.interweave.com/store/lapidary-journal-jewelry-artist-march-2016.
Cool Tools & Hip Tips: Pliers, Jigs, Formers, and Shapers
by Helen I. Driggs
by Cathleen McCarthy
RUFFLED WIRE WOVEN PENDANT
Smokin’ Stones: The Other Tourmalines
by Sharon Elaine Thompson
STAR TREK TRILLION
SMART TECH JEWELRY
Trends: Get Smart
by Deborah Yonick
CLIMBING WHAT EARRINGS?
What Do You Know!
by Lindsay Jarvis
Index to Volume 69
My Turn: Don’t Go Wireless
Your Turn: Design Challenges & Letters
Their Turn: A Gallery of This Issue’s Contributors
Net Profits: Strategize Your Social Media (more at www.jewelrymakingdaily.com/netprofits)
Facets: News & Product Innovations
Ask the Experts
The Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Doer’s Profile: Cynthia Eid