Treat Yourself to Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist November/December 2018
The cover may say Pretty in Patina, but the November/December Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist is all-around pretty awesome! Yes, you can learn about adding rainbow or ocean blue patina to pendants, and you can find out what steps you can take right now to improve your holiday sales. And much more, because the latest issue is rich in beautiful projects, cool materials and tools, tried-and-true technical tips, and sound business advice.
Did you know there are gems in road gravel? Wouldn’t a colorful, one-size-fits-most bracelet make the perfect holiday gift? Could there be a simpler way to make a crisp silhouette wearable than by riveting one onto a contrasting back plate? If you need instructions for a simple project using pattern sheet, a manufactured setting, and a small stone, we have it—and a more ambitious double pendant project where you’ll create different kinds of settings for two differently shaped stones.
Designer Michelle Brennan has also put together a conveniently packaged complete supply kit for her stretchy chain maille bracelet pattern, available now just from Interweave. And for a limited time, Interweave together with ImpressArt is offering an exclusive set of stamps featuring 10 popular jewelry making tools. Use these charming impressions in your own designs to showcase your favorite jewelry making tools, or create the super easy charm bracelet project that spotlights every one of them.
Happy Holidays from all of us to you and yours!
Editor, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist