Techniques and Projects for Making Enameled Jewelry
Author: Pauline Warg
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
View: 6828Add Vibrant Color to Your Jewelry! Enameling is the one of the best ways to add color to your jewelry--and anyone can do it! In Jeweler's Enameling Workshop, master jeweler Pauline Warg shares her easy-to-follow approach to enameling. You'll first learn the basics of kiln firing and torch firing, including equipment, tools, safety, and how to troubleshoot problems. Then, twenty projects for beautiful necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and rings walk you through various dry and wet enameling techniques. You'll learn to: • Stencil simple designs using multiple colors of enamel • Incorporate foil and glass beads and threads into your designs • Layer enamel on stamped metal for added dimension • Use metal screen as a canvas on which to create an enameled pattern • Create intricate designs with the classic techniques of cloisonne and champleve Clear photographs and detailed step-by-step instructions will have you creating stunning designs using exciting techniques in no time.