Make Open and Hollow Forms with Lexi Erickson

Join accomplished jewelry artist Lexi Erickson as she walks you through how to make an incredible Southwestern inspired necklace along with Native American pots and beads

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Join accomplished jewelry artist Lexi Erickson as she walks you through how to make an incredible Southwestern inspired necklace along with Native American pots and beads. In this informative lesson, you will learn a number of techniques, from very basic skills such as piercing metal, filing, and cutting a perfect circle, to more advanced silversmithing. This intermediate necklace presents a variety of techniques which can be altered for many different projects, and gives lots of tips and hints for your own creative growth. These techniques can be used for chains, earrings, bracelets and rings, not just the pictured necklace. Lexi also shows you how to use several tools which are unusual to the jewelry studio. There is a variety of projects that you can do with these easy to follow techniques and demos that will add to your jewelry abilities and design options.

You’ll love this jewelry video if you:

  • Are looking for new ways to add texture and dimension to your projects
  • Want to learn how to patina and hand finish your project for several different looks
  • Are interested in creating a metal bead or hemisphere

In Make Open and Hollow Forms you’ll learn how to:

  • Add a tiny object to your repertoire
  • Cleverly use a metal half bead instead of a more expensive cabochon for an equally unusual bezel set element
  • Shape and solder metal as needed for beads and hemispheres

Techniques Demonstrated in Video:

  • Sawing and filing
  • Drilling holes in metal
  • Texture and surface decoration

About the Expert:

Lexi Erickson is a Contributing Editor for Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist and Jewelry Making Daily. Lexi has a Master’s Degree in Jewelry Design and Fabrication and has also studied with some of the leading teachers from the US and Canada. She has been teaching high school through university level jewelry courses for 30 years, and she's known as the "Queen of Soldering". Her favorite quote is “A day without soldering is a day without sunshine.” She lives in Denver, Colorado, with her family and a large menagerie of puppies and kitties. You may reach Lexi through her website, LexiErickson.com.

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SKU EP13433
Author/Designer Lexi Erickson
Product Type Streaming Video
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