Making Metal Beads

Making Metal Beads

Techniques - Projects - Inspiration

Book - 2006
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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.
ISBN: 9781600596094
1600596096
9781579907129
1579907121
Branch Call Number: 745.582
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

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FireAndFlux
Jul 10, 2014

I only gave 2 stars because as a newbie this was way over my head. This is geared to intermediate / advanced.

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