Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, September/October 2016
- 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!
CORAL & CUFFS
Smokin’ Stones: Coral
By Sharon Elaine Thompson
John F. Heusler, G.G. with Darryl Dean Begay
TUFA CAST WIDE CUFF
SINUOUS DOMED LINK BRACELET
MASKING TAPE AS A TOOL
VAMPIRE BAT LINKED NECKLACE
Jo Ann Wadler
TECHNIQUES FOR GRAPHITE AND ENAMEL
Mapping Out Jewelry Designs
By Alison Antelman
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