Fretz Fluted Brass Circle Pendant Kit

Create the Fluted Brass Pendant with Fretz Designs' hammers and stakes that are featured in this exclusive kit! Plus, you'll receive the January/February 2017 issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist.

SKU: EPL1701-R6370-BUNDLE

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Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, January/February 2017 Digital Edition   +$0.00 (EPL1701, 1)
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Discover the art of shape shifting as you learn how to make the Fluted Brass Pendant with Bill Fretz!

Transform your metal as you learn basic hammering techniques, soldering, and finishing skills to create a more than basic pendant design. With the Fretz Designs’ tools, you’ll be able to shape your metal to create unique designs that ordinary hammers and stakes cannot provide. Once you master the dynamic effects of shape shifting with the eight tools compiled in this exclusive kit, you’ll be able to take what you’ve learned and create endless designs for years to come.

See what's inside this deluxe collection:
F-2 Double Convex Stake
Tool
This miniature silversmithing stake is ideal for any jeweler.

F-2A Convex Fluting Rolled Edge
Tool
This stake establishes concave curves without making the flutes sharp - the first stake to follow in the progression to form concave flutes.

F-2B Convex Fluting Stake/Sharp
Tool
This stake helps bring the high points into sharper relief.

F-2C Convex Fluting Stake/Extreme Sharp
Tool
This stake helps bring the high points into sharper relief..

F-7 Thin Shell Stake
Tool
This miniature silversmithing stake is ideal for any jeweler.

Fretz HMR-3 Narrow Raising Hammer
Tool
The thinner heads allow the hammer to fit into tighter curves for raising and planishing.

HMR-7 Double Ended Insert Hammer
Tool
This hammer has nine plastic ends that work metal without leaving marks and has a range of shapes the inserts can duplicate – planishing, embossing and raising. It’s also useful for forming metal without stretching.

HMR-9 Rounded Wide Raising/Embossing Hammer
Tool
The wide and long profile of this hammer is ideal to block bowls and broader width strips into concave shapes.

H-1L Long Holder with Hardware
Equipment
This holder holds all the original tools – and has a longer reach so jewelry projects do not hit the workbench.

Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, January/February 2017
Digital Magazine
At last, here’s a solution for the common stone setting challenge of getting your bezels to fit perfectly around those sharply cornered cabochons! Also, create amazing texture by reticulating sterling silver when you make a statement ring with a richly patterned variscite stone. Learn to stabilize, cut and wire wrap the flamboyantly colored fossil gem ammolite. Master the use of specialized Fretz hammers and stakes to create a deeply fluted brass pendant. Plus: see what colors are trending for 2017, find all the tools and supplies you need in the Annual Buyers' Directory, and much more in the January/February 2017 issue!

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EPL1701-R6370-BUNDLE
Product Type Kit
Author/Designer Bill Fretz
Technique Forging, Soldering
Project Pendants
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