By John Sartin

With appealing illustrations and step by step directions, this how-to booklet comprises all of the strategies enthusiastic about crafting steel jewellery, including:

—Cutting and filing

—Cold connections

—Soldering

—Texturing

—Forging and forming

—Setting stones

—Applying uniqueness finishes

The book’s transparent association offers quick access to info with easy instructions and hundreds of full-color pictures. You’ll additionally locate effortless initiatives for attempting the suggestions, in addition to a gorgeous gallery of steel jewellery items via skilled designers. locate attractive jewellery examples and achieve talents and concept with The entire photograph advisor to creating steel Jewelry!

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