Advanced Cold Connections: Threaded Components Collection

Take your cold connections up a notch when you learn how to integrate threaded components into your jewelry designs! Learn the ins and outs with this curated collection of resources and your own tap and die set.


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Has your love of cold connections cooled?

Don't freeze cold connections out of your work! Go beyond the basic rivet and discover the possibilities of threaded connections in your jewelry designs. Threaded components can breathe new life into your metalsmithing as you explore their many uses in your metalsmithing projects. Plus, dive into other advanced connections that don't require heat including, tension joins, tube rivets, movable rivets, and more.

You can't go wrong with riveting video tutorials, cold connection references, project inspiration, and your own tap & die set for ONLY $49.99!

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Small Tap & Die Set

Create your own threaded wire or add threads to sheet metal with this 14-piece tap and die set. The set has a screwplate with taps that range from 0.7 to 2.0mm. Plus, the taps and screwplate can be conveniently stored in the included wooden box.

Metalsmith Essentials Riveting & Cold Connections
with Helen I. Driggs

Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen I. Driggs in 10 watch-and-learn lessons where she shows you step-by-step how to make your own cold connection jewelry! Discover different types of cold connections and learn how to use them in your own jewelry. Helen shows you how to create all of the essential cold connections: tube rivets, wire rivets, moveable rivets, tension joins, and more.

Riveting and More with a Drill Gauge
with Helen I. Driggs
Video Download

When riveting, it can be hard to match drill bits to riveting parts. Not anymore! Join Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine Senior Editor Helen I. Driggs for her video download short dedicated to the drill gauge, and how it makes riveting easier. If you rivet often, this tool will expedite the process and make it seamless and simple. Save precious time with the help of this must-have inexpensive tool.

Metal Style: 20 Jewelry Designs with Cold Join
by Karen Dougherty

Explore cold join techniques with affordable tools and materials including: a common drill, hammer, sandpaper, wire, and a metal sheet. Learn how to use rivets, screws, and other methods to combine elements in making jewelry, all without the heat. Using just these few simple tools and techniques, you can say goodbye to cumbersome kilns and torches and say hello to stylish metal jewelry. The Metal Style eBook is full of inspiration and techniques for jewelry makers looking to ignite a creative spark in their metal jewelry without lighting a flame.

10 Cold Connected Jewelry Projects: Best of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, Volume 2
Project Compilation eBook

Master the use of cold connections in your jewelry with these 10 inspiring, information-packed projects. Learn how to join a variety of mixed materials, including standard jewelry metals, with helpful tips, design options, and instructive photos to guide you along!

Jewelry Rivets and Other Cold Connections
Project Compilation eBook

Ever wish there was one go-to guide all about cold connections? Now there is! From the pages of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist comes a compilation of the best "Cool Tools & Hip Tips" articles into one instant download. Explore the must-have tools to aid you with cold connection projects, learn about riveting with a jig and in the traditional manner with step-by-step directions, explore wire uses from embellishing a bezel to a decorative chain, and so much more!

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