Beginner Basics: Jewelry-Making Essentials

Explore four jewelry-making resources that focus on expanding your jewelry-making foundation with essential techniques and tips.
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Perfect your jewelry-making with this essential collection that walks you through tools and techniques you'll need for success.

From soldering to working with cold connections, learn the essential techniques and apply them in projects to build a strong foundation in jewelry making. With Helen Drigg's Jewelry Maker's Field Guide, a DVD workshop from metalsmith Kim St. Jean, and two eBooks, your entrance into jewelry making has never been easier. If you want to fine tune your techniques as well, or find new projects to dive into, this collection has you covered. With a value of $87.66, receive these four handpicked resources for only $29.99.

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The Jewelry Maker's Field Guide: Tools and Essential Techniques by Helen Driggs
Take a journey through metal-jewelry making with Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Senior Editor Helen Driggs. Discover every tool, technique, and tip you need to get started or to perfect your existing skills with our most comprehensive metal jewelry-making book yet. Containing 168 pages of basic (and not-so-basic) metalworking tool overviews, this authoritative book is structured like a complete course in metalsmithing. You'll find a variety of metalworking tools available, guidance on setting up your studio, coverage of buying and organizing your tools, and expert advice on what tools to buy and when. Helen also offers a solid and logical overview of metalworking techniques and teaches sets of related skills, showing how different tools can achieve the same end result.

Kitchen Table Metalsmithing: Intro to Basic Jewelry Tools Through 6 Metal Earring Designs with Kim St. Jean
Dive in to metal jewelry-making with the expert instruction of award-winning instructor, author, and jewelry designer Kim St. Jean in her DVD. In 6 watch-and-learn lessons, Kim shares all of the tools and techniques you need to create 6 different riveted earring designs. Each lesson begins with an introduction to the tools you will be using and what supplies you will want to have on hand for each project. Kim shares insightful tips for each tool and technique she presents so you can feel comfortable and confident as you learn how to make metal jewelry right from your kitchen table!

Favorite Jewelry Making Tools
Get ready to learn about today's most popular jewelry-making tools from the top designers in the industry! Lexi Erickson gives you complete info on the ever-popular and very necessary pliers and other tools. Michael David Sturlin tells you how to organize your workspace to best utilize your tools. Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist contributing editors Tom and Kay Benham talk about the most popular jewelry making tools and show you how to make your own punches for repousse. Discover so much more with Senior Editor Helen Driggs and metalsmiths Fred Sias and Judy Hoch!

Jewelry Making Tools, Tips, and More, Volume 4: Cool Tools & Hip Tips, 2013-2014
Compiled with 18 columns from senior editor Helen Driggs, discover what tools are best suited for your jewelry-making projects and how to use them to their fullest potential! Ranging from tools necessary for stone setting to portable torches, you will be able to explore professional tool collections without having to try them out first. Helen shares the five essential tools for every jeweler wanting to get started, and also provides helpful techniques and fun ideas to use your new tools. This eBook will become your most accessible and reliable reference when it comes to vital jewelry decision making.

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