Jewelry Filing Collection

Learn the ins and outs of jewelry filing with this exclusive collection—from care and storage to choosing and using files to their fullest!

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Files are an essential jewelry-making tool; there are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Take an in-depth look at all-things files in this exclusive collection of resources. Take the mystery out of selecting the right file for every job as you explore the many shapes, cuts, and sizes of jewelry files available. Get the most out of your files by honing your technique, learning proper maintenance, and storing each file in your collection with care.

You can't go wrong with hours of video instruction and must-have metalsmithing resources for ONLY $54.99!

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Jewelry Filing with Lexi Erickson
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Choosing the right file for the metalsmithing job at hand can be confusing. Discover the ins and outs of jewelry files, from choosing and using to care and storage, with expert instruction from accomplished metalsmith Lexi Erickson. Watch and learn as Lexi shares a variety of shapes, file cuts, sizes, and uses for each file she demonstrates. Then, put everything you've learned into action as you work your way to a professional-quality finish.

Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, November 2011
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Learn the 12 basic files that allow you to finish jewelry with finesse from Lexi Erickson. Plus, we have some interesting and innovative new tools for your studio that will be sure to get your jewelry-making hands working and so much more!

Metalsmith Essentials: Basic Fabrication with Helen Driggs
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Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen Driggs in 9 watch-and-learn lessons as she shows you step by step how to fabricate metal jewelry pieces! Gain immediate access to take your skills and jewelry designs to the next level with the versatility of metal jewelry making.

Master metalsmithing basics as you boost your jewelry-making skills with these essential techniques for getting started with metal, including how-tos in sawing, filing, hammering, forging, and much more!

Care and Use of Hand Files

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Join Senior Editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Helen I. Driggs and explore the different ways to store, use, and maintain your hand files. Begin by learning about the different parts of a file and which style is best for your jewelry uses. Then go to the bench! Explore ways to correctly and comfortably file. By the end of this 15-minute video you'll feel comfortable about filing effectively.

Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers


Expert jeweler and silversmith, Elizabeth Bone, offers a comprehensive guide to techniques, surface treatments, and innovations specifically designed for all jewelry makers working in silver. Unlike other silversmithing and jewelry making guides, Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers caters exclusively to the needs and interests of silver jewelry artisans. You will learn basic skills and specialized techniques, including filigree, chasing, annealing, engraving, etching, casting, filing and more.

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