Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers A Handbook of Techniques and Surface Treatments

Your expert metalsmithing jewelry guide with a silver liningExpert jeweler and silversmith, Elizabeth Bone, offers a comprehensive guide to techniques, surface treatments, and innovations specifically designed for all jewelry makers working in silver
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Your expert metalsmithing jewelry guide with a silver lining

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, and more. With over 20 years of metal jewelry making experience, Elizabeth bridges the gap between traditional and contemporary skills, offering the best of both worlds. Every valuable silversmithing technique for jewelry makers is included inside Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers.

Inside every section you'll find contemporary artisan profiles with galleries illustrating a range of beautifully crafted finished works. The handy resource section also features a how-to for selling jewelry in the contemporary accessories market. Whether you are an experienced jewelry maker interested in either exploring silver for the first time or taking your silver jewelry to the next level, you will love Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers' harmonious marriage between expert silversmithing techniques and a jewelry artisan's sensibility.
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SKU 11BD02
Product Type Book
Author/Designer Elizabeth Bone
ISBN 13 9781596684997
Binding Paperback
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Customer Reviews (3)
Intermediate metal worker agrees
This book exceeded my expectations. It is worth every bit of it's retail price, but if you happen to catch it on sale, grab it! The book doesn't do the designing for you, but even better….it is overflowing with helpful techniques that can be used in a variety of YOUR designs. Review by Mary (Posted on 10/1/2014)
Excellent book except for 1 thing!
This is an excellent source book for beautiful ideas and instructions however I purchased it mainly because I wanted to obtain instructions for Hadar Jacobson's Woven Curtain necklace which is largely featured on the cover. When I saw that this was not in the book I was temporarily disappointed. I found the book to have other worthy merits with clear instructions and great photos to inspire me. Review by Jacqueline (Posted on 5/6/2014)
I recommend this book.
This book is a treat for anyone working with silver. It is well written, the photos and the instructions are clear, and the projects and the finished jewelry shown are very inspirational. I have had this book for some time now, and I keep going back to it, for information and inspiration alike. It is certainly worth the money.

Review by Kristin (Posted on 10/19/2013)
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