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Silver Jewellery Making

$29.95

A complete step-by-step course for beginners by Machi de Waard & Janet Richardson

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Flexi bound
  • Publication: 01 February 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217350
  • Carton Qty: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 7.5 x 9.5 inches
  • Illustrations: 500
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $29.95

A beginner's step-by-step guide to creating beautiful silver jewellery.

Silver Jewellery Making is a practical beginners’ guide to making silver jewellery. Seven step-by-step projects guide you through the core skills and techniques that will enable you to progress to making your own beautiful jewellery.

The tried-and-tested projects have been developed by Machi and Janet, who have over 40 years of industry experience teaching others this amazing craft. The emphasis is on teaching good practice and acquiring the basic techniques and skills to give the reader a solid basis for developing their jewellery-making capabilities.

Tools are introduced for each individual project, and their uses and correct handling explained. Troubleshooting tips explain how to overcome common problems that may arise. At the end of each project, there are examples of how the skills gained can be used to make other items.

The book is perfect for those who wish to start jewellery making either on their own or as a supplement to beginners’ classes.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Tools and Materials 8

Setting up 28

Setting up your work area 28

Core Skills 32

Using a piercing saw 34

Filing 39

Soldering 41

Pickling 52

Finishing 54

The Projects 58

Moving Forwards 176

The four-step plan 178

Glossary 184

Appendices 186

Index 192

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