Heat, Color, Set & Fire Surface Effects for Metal Jewelry

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-04-03
  • Publisher: Lark Crafts
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A classic how-to jewelry book--and a natural complement and follow-up to Mary Hettmansperger's bestselling Wrap, Stitch, Fold & Rivet. Internationally renowned author Hettmansperger demonstrates easy, effective ways to embellish common metal jewelry. She uses paints, pencils, and dips to achieve dramatic color; applies foils, resins, mica, and other materials to alter the jewelry's surface; and works with unusual techniques, like the ancient Korean art of Keum Boo, to create a gold-gilt effect. Rings, bracelets, necklaces and pins--virtually any piece can become individualized and breathtaking.

Author Biography

Mary Hettmansperger is an internationally renowned jewelry artist and instructor. She is the author of the bestselling Wrap, Stitch, Fold & Rivet, as well as Mixed Metal Jewelry Workshop, and Fabulous Woven Jewelry, all published by Lark. Her work has been exhibited at SOFA through the Katie Gingrass Gallery, and she does segments for the PBS programs Beads Baubles and Jewels and Quilting Art. She lives in Peru, Indiana.

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