Your expert metalsmithing jewelry guide with a silver lining
Expert jeweler and silversmith, Elizabeth Bone, offers a comprehensive guide to techniques, surface treatments, and innovations specifically designed for all jewelry makers working in silver. Unlike other silversmithing and jewelry making guides, Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers caters exclusively to the needs and interests of silver jewelry artisans. You will learn basic skills and specialized techniques, including filigree, chasing, annealing, engraving, etching, casting, and more. With over 20 years of metal jewelry making experience, Elizabeth bridges the gap between traditional and contemporary skills, offering the best of both worlds. Every valuable silversmithing technique for jewelry makers is included inside Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers.
Inside every section you'll find contemporary artisan profiles with galleries illustrating a range of beautifully crafted finished works. The handy resource section also features a how-to for selling jewelry in the contemporary accessories market. Whether you are an experienced jewelry maker interested in either exploring silver for the first time or taking your silver jewelry to the next level, you will love Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers' harmonious marriage between expert silversmithing techniques and a jewelry artisan's sensibility.