Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, September/October 2015

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Test your soldering skills with a creative sugar skull pendant that combines sterling and copper with festive Bali beads. Enamel and dap a fun enamel dome ring. Explore the intricate gothic creations of several designers. Use basic metalsmithing and engraving to create a fantasy ear cuff. Research the best plastic tools and materials with tool maven Helen Driggs. Get into the Halloween spirit with cryptocrystalline quarts in rich orange and black.  Plus many more spooky projects perfect for the season! On newstands now! Get your copy at https://www.interweave.com/store/lapidary-journal-jewelry-artist-september-october-2015.

SPOOKY STUFF
Smokin’ Stones: Carnelian and Black Onyx
by Sharon Elaine Thompson

LeedsSkull
John Leeds
WHIMSICAL CARVED SKULL JEWELRY

LexiSugarSkull
Lexi Erickson
SILVER SUGAR SKULL PENDANT

EAR WEAR/FANTASY DESIGNS
Trends: Getting an Earful
by Deborah Yonick

HalasEarCuff
Roger Halas
ALIEN VS. PREDATOR EAR CUFF

Jewelry on the Dark Side
Design feature by Terri Haag

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER PROJECTS 
DriggsProj
Helen I. Driggs
BEZELED RESIN BIRDS NECKLACE

DenbowCover
Kirsten Denbow
COLORFUL ENAMEL DOME RING

DEPARTMENTS
My Turn: Not Your Average . . . Anything
Your Turn: Design Challenges & Letters
Their Turn: A Gallery of This Issue’s Contributors
Net Profits: Lessons from the Fall (more at jewelrymakingdaily.com/netprofits)
Cool Tools & Hip Tips: Plastic Fantastic
Facets: News & Product Innovations
Ask the Experts
The Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Doer’s Profile: Roger Halas

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