Metal Jewelry Workshop

Metal Jewelry Workshop

Essential Tools, Easy-to-Learn Techniques, and 12 Projects for the Beginning Jewelry Artist

Helen I. Driggs

$14.99

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This beginner’s guide to metal jewelry making shows how to create exciting wearable art using just 12 simple, inexpensive hand tools—no jewelry torch required! Metal Jewelry Workshop includes 8 exercises and 12 projects featuring step-by-step photos that show exactly what to do and how the result should look. By working through this book you will master the use of jeweler’s tools and create beautiful pieces of jewelry along the way. This tried and true learning method will help you build a foundation of proper technique and let you excel without frustration. Wearing jewelry you made yourself means you can express your creativity, talent, and personal taste all at once.


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Helen I. Driggs:

Helen I. Driggs is an experienced metalsmith, teaching artist, writer, and maker of things. Her jewelry making focus is fabrication, lapidary, metal forming, and forging. Helen is the former Senior Editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, where she wrote the popular column “Cool Tools & Hip Tips” in every issue. Her book The Jewelry Maker’s Field Guide has become an essential study guide for aspiring metalsmiths. Helen helps thousands of students to learn the basics of metalworking, through her instructional videos and at the many classes and workshops she teaches at guilds, groups, and shows around the country. A BFA graduate of Moore College of Art, she has studied jewelry and metals independently with some of the most talented metalsmith/jewelers of our time.

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