Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, April 2014 Digital Edition

Learn the secrets to a black patina, casting pewter, and boosting sales via Pinterest. Plus, discover a dramatic setting for earring stones and dozens of wax working tips, all in the April issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine!
SKU: EP8096

This product will be accessible from My Downloadable Products located in My Account after purchase.

Availability: In stock.


Please, log in or register to or .

Free Shipping on US orders over $50


You'll love this if:

  • You want to learn how to boost your sales using Pinterest.
  • You're searching for must-have jewelry tool information for effective soldering and flawless finishing.
  • You want to uncover tips for casting pewter.

Black is back, breathtaking cuff featuring stylish cabochons, using leather as a tool in your metalwork, a brand-new contest, and more in this must-have issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine! Explore how metalsmiths are adding black pateina to their jewelry, and then learn tips for adding the black patina color to your jewelry designs using liver of sulfur. Next, uncover a low-cost metal alternative to silver, pewter! Plus, learn how to cast it, and uncover 36 wax working tips that will make your models for casting perfect. Plus: leather in metalsmithing-artist Pamela Levin explains how.

Be introduced the Gemmys, a new contest perfect for lapidary and jewelry artists that will put the winning designs in the limelight! Don't miss out on the must-have details.

Get your must-have copy of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine today to:

  • Learn how to track trends and make sales with your pins on Pinterest with the featured tips in Net Profits.
  • Give your jewelry the finish it deserves with the tools featured in Cool Tools & Hip Tips by Helen I. Driggs.
  • Explore blackened silver and how to use this unique material in Trends, and then see how to bring this fashionable trend to your studio with a jewelry demo.
  • Get those burning jewelry-making questions answered in Ask the Experts with Tom & Kay Benham.
  • Learn about Wyoming jade in Smokin' Stones and see a stylish earring project highlighting this stylish stone, plus learn about uniquely patterned ocean jasper from the distant coast of Madagascar.
  • And much more!
Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP8096
Product Type Magazine Download
File Type PDF
Author/Designer Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Editors
Difficulty Level Beginner
Customer Reviews (1)
Always a good resource!
LJJA has been and continues to be a fantastic resource for anyone into making jewelry! If you can't find something useful in every issue, you aren't trying very hard!!!

I highly recommend everyone subscribe so you won't miss anything!

Great resource!!
Review by Jeffery H (Posted on 11/8/2015)
Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please,

Fulfillment Info

Shipping Options
For United States customers:


Ground: $4.95 flat rate. Free shipping on orders over $50
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2-8 business days. Includes tracking information.


2nd Day Air: $19.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2 business days; no P.O. boxes. 2nd Day shipping includes tracking information.


Next Day Air: $49.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 1 business day; no P.O. boxes. Next Day shipping includes tracking information.

For International customers:

  • Shipping Method —All orders are sent via Airmail. Please allow 4-6 weeks for your order to arrive.
  • Tracking information is not available for International orders at this time.

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.


Digital Product Download
When you purchase a downloadable item from our store, you have unlimited access to your purchase and can download it as many times and as often as needed. To access and save your download please follow these instructions:

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Downloadable Products” *If you have purchased an online course, click "My Courses"
  5. Underneath the Product title will be the download link, click the link to view the PDF or Video
  6. To save your purchases to your computer please do the following:
    *PC Users: Right click on the download link, select “Save Link As” (Firefox, Chrome) or “Save Target As” (Internet Explorer)
    *MAC Users: Hold the Ctrl button while clicking on the download link and select the option “Download Linked File As” (Safari)
  7. Save the download(s) to your “Desktop,” “My documents” or other favorite folder. Click “Save”

If you are having trouble opening your download, we recommend using the latest version of Adobe Reader for eBooks, digital magazine issues and patterns/projects. Get it here for free:


For videos, we recommend using VLC Player. Here is the link to access VLC download for free:


Digital Courses and Streaming Video

If you have purchased an on-demand courses or video you can access your product immediately by following the directions below. If you have purchased course with a start date you can still access it by following the directions below but may be limited to what you can access until the course starts at the date that was described in the details section of the product you purchased. 

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website. 
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Courses”
  5. Click the button to the right of the Product Title labeled "Go To Course”
  6. This will open the course and video platform and place you in the dashboard. 
  7. Under My Courses or My Videos you should see your recent purchase. 
  8. Click the Start Course or Start Video button to the right to access your product.