Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, September/October 2016

LJ_Cover_SO16You’ll love this issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist if:

  • You want to learn about coral and see how to set it in your jewelry designs.
  • You’re ready for an amazing technique for combining pencil drawings with enamel.
  • You’ve been looking for the top tools for finishing your jewelry.

Are you fascinated with coral? In this issue, readers learn about coral and how to set it in jewelry designs. Specifically, John F. Heusler, G.G. shows you how to set coral in a tufa cast cuff. Also included are cuff and bracelet designs by today’s top jewelry artists, such as Jean Wilson’s design using doomed links. Be sure to check out the Cool Tools & Hip Tips column as Senior Editor Helen Driggs talks the best tools for finishing your jewelry. And with Halloween creeping up on us, you’ll need a jewelry-making project that’s scary fun to make! That’s just what you get with Roger Halas’s Vampire Bat Necklace. Get all this and more in the September/October 2016 issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist!

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CORAL & CUFFS
Smokin’ Stones: Coral
By Sharon Elaine Thompson

Heusler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John F. Heusler, G.G. with Darryl Dean Begay
TUFA CAST WIDE CUFF

 

WilsonCuff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean Wilson
SINUOUS DOMED LINK BRACELET

Bill Fretz
MASKING TAPE AS A TOOL

 

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER PROJECTS
HalasBat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Halas
VAMPIRE BAT LINKED NECKLACE

 

Wadler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jo Ann Wadler
TECHNIQUES FOR GRAPHITE AND ENAMEL

 

 

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER FEATURES
Mapping Out Jewelry Designs
By Alison Antelman

 

DEPARTMENTS
My Turn: If You Want to Sell, Sell!
Your Turn: Design Challenges & Letters
Their Turn: A Gallery of This Issue’s Contributors
Cool Tools & Hip Tips: A Fine Finish
Net Profits: Balance Between Business and Bench
Trends: Top 5 Vegas Design Directions
Facets: News & Product Innovations
Ask the Experts
The Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Doer’s Profile: Alison Antelman

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