Mokumé Gané Jewelry: Make a Bracelet with Chris Ploof DVD

Jump-start your skills in mokumé gané as you make a bangle bracelet, and learn important jewelry making tips applicable to all metal jewelry from jewelry artist Chris Ploof in this 98-minute workshop DVD.

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You'll love this if:
  • You want to create jewelry from mokumé gané without creating mokumé gané itself.
  • You want to craft visually stunning jewelry using mokumé gané, and learn important considerations for working with this richly patterned, multicolored, layered metal stock.
  • You want to learn artisan jewelry making techniques that will help you stand out.

Mold mokumé gané

Craft a one-of-a-kind bangle bracelet with unique mixed metal pattern

Twist, form, and cut your way to beautiful mokumé gané jewelry from pre-made stock without the work of creating the billet. Join artist and mokumé gané ninja Chris Ploof as he details the steps you need to create a stylish bracelet from pre-made mokumé gané stock. From simple tips for cutting into your mokumé gané to display the pattern, to soldering squarely and flawless finishing for your bracelet, discover all the must-have considerations you won't want to miss. By the end of this 98-minute video you'll have a beautifully patterned multi-metaled bracelet.

Whether you're looking to jump-start your skills in mokumé gané with tangible end results, or are hunting for important jewelry making tips applicable to all metal jewelry, this workshop DVD is a must have!

Get your copy of this DVD workshop today to:

  • Learn every step from bending the bracelet to finishing your project!
  • Explore specific considerations for working with mokumé gané that you need to know for successfully creating jewelry from this medium.
  • Discover safety advice important for jewelry making with any metals.
  • Get expert tool recommendations and advice applicable for all metal jewelry!
  • Add depth and dimension to your mokumé gané by playing with asymmetric, symmetric, and complex patterning by twisting and filing the stock.
  • And more!

About the artist

Chris Ploof is an award-winning master jeweler who has studied with many well-known artists, and apprenticed under a master goldsmith. The Santa Fe Symposium has twice given Chris the Industry Leader Award. His work appears on the cover of Showcase 500 Rings: New Directions in Art Jewelry and in many other publications. When not traveling as a consultant, Chris can be found in his busy Massachusetts studio. Visit Learn more about mokumé gané with Chris' other DVDs: Mokumé Gané with Chris Ploof, Mokumé Gané Jewelry: Make a Pillow Pendant, and Create more Metal Patterns: Advanced Mokumé Gané with Chris Ploof.

SKU: 14JM12

Author/Speaker/Editor: Chris Ploof

Format: DVD

ISBN 13: 9781620338629

Runtime: 98-minutes