Making Metal Beads
Techniques - Projects - InspirationBook - 2006
With this comprehensive guide, jewellers can craft 30 stunning one-of-a-kind beads in shimmering silver, copper and brass. An introduction provides metalwork basics, followed by design ideas and techniques. Transform commercial beads using simple stamping, chasing and dimpling. Use cold connections to produce riveted and woven beads. Create variations in the form by using patterned, textured or hammered sheet metal. Crafters will build a repertoire of skills, from surface embellishing to adding decorative elements. A gallery of handmade beads provides inspiration.
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 745.582
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.