Author: Jinks McGrath
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series
“The Complete Jewelry Making Course” has everything you need to know to start producing your first jewelry items.
Learn every step of the process, from creating original design concepts to fashioning professionally finished pieces of jewelry.
The author will detail all required tools and equipment, their uses, tips on safe working practices, and explain every stage of the jewelry-making process in a series of carefully structured tutorials.
Start with an original idea, translate it into a workable design, and then use the design as a pattern to make beautiful wearable jewelry. Learn how to work with precious and semiprecious stones, metals, glass, plastic, resin, and wood.
The book features clear, full-color, step-by-step photos that demonstrate the methods of fashioning metals by heating, hammering, casting, soldering, riveting, polishing, finishing, and adding surface decoration.
The perfect jewelry-making book for transforming hobbyists into true professionals.