Sterling and Citrine Cuff

Striking, modern, and elegant boost your fabrication skills with these project directions.

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Master fabrication, stone setting, and soldering with this elegant design. Let the citrine stone steal the show as you create an elegant bracelet around it. The end result is a striking showpiece bracelet that will have onlookers marveling at your flawless technique.
Required Materials:
  • 8 gauge sterling square wire, 5 inches
  • 16 gauge sterling sheet, ¾ by 6 inches
  • 24 gauge fine silver bezel wire, 1½ inches
  • 9mm citrine
  • EZ solder
    HAND: Saw and 2-0 saw blades, small round mandrel, ring mandrel, length of 1¼ inch and 1⅝ inch OD steel pipe (for forming cuff), leather mallet
    LAYOUT: Ruler
    FINISHING: Flat file and emery stick, large flame bur, flex shaft

    Technique: Metalsmithing
    Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Required Materials:
    • 22 gauge copper or sterling: 2½" x 2½" and 2 x 1"
    • Three sterling silver rivets 1/16" x 3/32" long, and two 1/16" x ⅛" long
    • Tools
      HAND: Jeweler's saw, 2 ?0 sawblades, bench pin, scribe, small center punch, lightweight hammer, steel bench block, 180" punch or adapted screwdriver, small wood block, triangle shaped punch, flat nose pliers, assorted jewelers files including a barrette needle file and knife needle file, small metal rod mandrel, small urethane mallet, V-shaped forming pliers, nylon flat nose parallel pliers, bezel pusher or adapted plastic toothbrush handle
      FINISHING: 3M Radial Bristle Discs or various grits of sandpaper
      OTHER: Small drill press, #62 drill bit, large-hole hand punch set, flex shaft machine, 1/16" punch/ riveting tool

      Technique: Metalsmithing
      Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist December 2012

SKU: EP7598

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sam Patania

File Type: PDF

Format: eProject