Handcrafted Jewelry Findings Collection
Price as configured: $39.99 Regular Price: $73.75
Become inspired to look at your findings in a fresh and new way!
You probably already have plenty of jewelry findings at your disposal but are they original? Now is the time to create custom-made findings that enhance your designs, while expanding your jewelry-making expertise as well! Receive in-depth tips and techniques from jewelry artisans like Michelle Mach, Lexi Erickson, Jane Dickerson and more to help transform your jewelry. Add style to your ear wires, clasps, and other working jewelry parts, to make your next finding a dramatic focal point - or a subtle surprise - instead of a mere connector. With four resources and over sixty projects, leave pre-fab components behind and take your jewelry to the next level today!
Start creating unique findings that will really make your jewelry one-of-a-kind!
See what's inside this collection:
10 Ingenious Wire Findings: Clasps, Cord Ends, Ear Wires
Cast off commercial findings in favor of handcrafted clasps, cord ends, and ear wires with the inspiring projects featured in 10 Ingenious Wire Findings. The editors of Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine have gathered together their top ten wire findings that are sure to add that little something extra to your jewelry designs. Whether you are looking for an innovative take on a standard clasp or an intricate alternative to a commercial bead cap, you are sure to find the perfect wire findings for your designs!
by Michelle Mach
Together with ten of the jewelry community's most popular designers, including Lorelei Eurto, Jamie Hogsett, Denise Yezbak Moore, and more, Michelle takes a nontraditional look at everyday jewelry components and discovers creative, innovative ways to use them. As you flip through the more than 50 projects in Unexpected Findings, you're sure to say, "That's so clever!" time and again. You'll learn how bead frames become connectors; toggle clasps become pendants; filigree can be rolled to create tube beads or bails; and so much more. Designs include necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, some of which can be taken apart and reassembled to become different pieces of jewelry.
Metalsmith Essentials Artisan Bails: Handmade Findings to Enhance Handmade Pendants
with Lexi Erickson
Join metalsmith Lexi Erickson to craft bails for your pendants. Learn the fundamental considerations for creating functional and beautiful pendant bails for every type of necklace design including chain, cord, bead, and fiber! Discover how to create dynamic bails from flat metal sheets using very simple tools. You'll learn soldering tips, how to construct a bail that is appropriate to both the design and function of your work, and receive tips from this studio pro. Skip the guesswork with detailed material lists, up-close shots, and step-by-step directions from crafting your pendant to finishing it!
Handcrafted Metal Findings
by Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson
Featuring 30 step-by-step tutorials for metal findings created with wire, sheet metals, or a mix of both, find inspiration for your next project! Together with a star-studded group of contributors, Denise and Jane show you how to work with pre-cut metal blanks, thin-gauge metal sheet, and wire. You'll learn how to hole-punch, dap, hammer, texture with stamps and tools, and patina your handcrafted metal components. Simple construction techniques, such as soldering with a micro torch and cold connections, are covered as well!
For United States customers:
Ground: $4.95 flat rate. Free shipping on orders over $50
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2nd Day Air: $19.95
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International Air Printed Matter: $6.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is dependent on final destination. For Canada, the estimated shipping time is 2-4 weeks. For other International Countries please allow for an estimated shipping time of 4-6 weeks.
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