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The Jewelry Architect: Techniques and Projects for Mixed-Media Jewelry

Nature, recreation and sports


by
Kate McKinnon

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Format: EPUB

File size: 7.4 MB

Protection: DRM free

Language: English

Innovative jewelry artist Kate McKinnon takes you on a creative journey of techniques and projects in The Jewelry Architect, using a variety of materials and tools to create gallery-quality bracelets, necklaces, and rings.

Beautiful photographs and clearly written instructions give jewelry artists the building blocks to combine wire, metal clay, beadwork, and traditional metalsmithing to create one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces. Learn how to merge techniques to form 16 uniquely designed projects, and also how to manufacture a variety of components such as clasps, hooks, earring findings, and ring bases to customize your work. Revel in Kate’s signature style – an earthy menage of metal, beads, and fibers – as she shares tips on the best ways to reinforce beadwork, bind edges, string components, form metal clay ring bands, fuse rings, create head pins, and so much more.

Innovative jewelry artist Kate McKinnon takes you on a creative journey of techniques and projects in The Jewelry Architect, using a variety of materials and tools to create gallery-quality bracelets, necklaces, and rings.

Beautiful photographs and clearly written instructions give jewelry artists the building blocks to combine wire, metal clay, beadwork, and traditional metalsmithing to create one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces. Learn how to merge techniques to form… (more)

Innovative jewelry artist Kate McKinnon takes you on a creative journey of techniques and projects in The Jewelry Architect, using a variety of materials and tools to create gallery-quality bracelets, necklaces, and rings.

Beautiful photographs and clearly written instructions give jewelry artists the building blocks to combine wire, metal clay, beadwork, and traditional metalsmithing to create one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces. Learn how to merge techniques to form 16 uniquely designed projects, and also how to manufacture a variety of components such as clasps, hooks, earring findings, and ring bases to customize your work. Revel in Kate’s signature style – an earthy menage of metal, beads, and fibers – as she shares tips on the best ways to reinforce beadwork, bind edges, string components, form metal clay ring bands, fuse rings, create head pins, and so much more.

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