Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist 2015 Collection Download

From stone setting techniques to innovative metalworking designs, find the best tools suited for your jewelry-making projects and discover useful instructions and complete tool and material lists for creating beautiful jewelry.

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You’ll love this if:

  • You want inspiring jewelry-making projects that cover gemstone setting, metal fabrication, cabochon cutting
  • You are eager to find and use the best tools of the as seen in Senior Editor Helen I. Driggs popular “Cool Tools & Hip Tips” column
  • You want to learn metalwork techniques from industry experts to apply to your own jewelry pieces

Dive into the breathtaking designs that you have always wanted to create and receive a years’ worth of expert advice, challenging projects, and in-depth instruction with this collection. Whether you want to learn more about lapidary work or metalwork, you’ll create jewelry projects by metalsmiths such as Noel Yovovich, Lexi Erickson, Roger Halas and more. With articles full of how to’s and reviews of tools, you can use this collection as a reference guide in your studio. The well-loved husband-and-wife team Tom and Kay Benham contribute their “Ask the Experts” column in every issue where they answer your questions about tools and techniques so you can save time and money. Take your jewelry designs to new heights when you download Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist!

See what’s inside the 2015 Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Collection:

  • January/February:
    • Special Faceting techniques
    • Amethyst Stone Setting projects
    • Shop the Annual Buyers’ Directory
  • March:
    • Jewelry projects by by master tool designer and metalsmith Bill Fretz
    • Work with copper in metalsmith Roger Halas’ pendant project
    • Design unique conchos
  • April:
    • Work with Resin
    • Add colorful Candelaria Turquoise to your projects
    • Create Metal Clay Rings
  • May/June:
    • Discover the wonders of Wood Jewelry
    • Gain expert advice on starting your own business
    • Learn how to tumble stones
  • July:
    • Try out a new Wire Technique
    • Work with Bezel, Prong, and Tube Setting
    • Receive a Social Update on how you can maximize your business on media platforms
  • August:
    • Learn inlay and discover the graphically patterned stone called pinloith
    • Create Native American-Inspired Jewelry
    • Explore funky new metal designs
  • September/October:
    • Explore combining the art of enameling and dapping
    • Challenge yourself with projects that incorporate soldering
    • Have fun with fantasy and spooky designs
  • November:
    • Create a Prong Textured Pendant
    • Find valuable information about essential hand tools and equipment
    • Incorporate fiber and metal in your next design
  • December:
    • Learn to work with triangle wire
    • Add the beautiful Moonstone to your jewelry pieces
    • Discover cold connection techniques and projects
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SKU EP14395
Product Type Magazine Collection
File Type PDF
Author/Designer Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Editors
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