Handcrafted Metal Findings : 30 Creative Jewelry Components, Paperback / softback Book

Handcrafted Metal Findings : 30 Creative Jewelry Components Paperback / softback



Metalsmiths reveal new findings in jewelry trends!Following up their best-selling book Handcrafted Wire Findings, Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson give jewelers more techniques, more (and different) findings, and more inspiration.

Handcrafted Metal Findings features 30 step-by-step tutorials for metal findings that require only basic jewelry-making skills.

Working with precut metal blanks and thin-gauge sheet metal, Denise, Jane, and several contributing artists have created great-looking findings-head pins, bead caps, bails, charms, connectors, cones, and more-all without a lot of effort. All the metalwork can be done with basic tools-no saws, no flex shaft, no oxy/acetylene tanks.

Metal pieces are hole-punched, dapped, hammered, textured with stamps and tools, colorized, oxidized, and patinated.

Construction techniques include simple soldering with a micro torch and cold connections such as riveting.

Finished gallery pieces that incorporate some of the findings provide additional inspiration in this inspiration- and information-packed book.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Interweave Press Inc
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  • Category: Jewellery & beadcraft
  • ISBN: 9781620336953



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