Making Metal Beads: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

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With this comprehensive guide, jewellers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper and brass. Crafters will build a repertoire of skills, from surface embellishing to adding decorative elements. A gallery of handmade beads provides inspiration. With this comprehensive guide, jewellers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper and brass. An introduction provides metalwork basics, followed by design ideas and techniques.

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Author: Pauline Ward
Publisher: Lark Jewelry Books
Year: 2010
Pages: 159
Printed: China
ISBN: 978-1600596094
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Weight: 635gr
Description from the publisher: With this comprehensive guide, jewellers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper and brass. Crafters will build a repertoire of skills, from surface embellishing to adding decorative elements. A gallery of handmade beads provides inspiration. With this comprehensive guide, jewellers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper and brass. An introduction provides metalwork basics, followed by design ideas and techniques. Transform commercial beads using simple stamping, chasing and dimpling. Use cold connections to produce riveted and woven beads. Create variations in the form by using patterned, textured or hammered sheet metal. Crafters will build a repertoire of skills, from surface embellishing to adding decorative elements. A gallery of handmade beads provides inspiration.

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Weight .635 kg

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