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Jul 07, 2009
| ISBN 9781440315701
Jul 07, 2009 | ISBN 9781440315701
Making Jewelry with MeaningThe things you collect – the ticket stubs, the coins, the pieces of shell from a beach – hold meaning and significance, reminding you not only where you’ve been, but also where you’re capable of going. Making these items into wearable pieces of art – amplifying their power to become amulets and talismans – is a rewarding experience that’s easy to do.Working with the most basic of tools, you will learn cold-connection jewelry techniques to expand your creative process. In addition to basics like creating jump rings and using a file, you will also: • Make your own hook and latch clasps • Cut windows from sheets of metal • Inlay designs into polymer clay • Incorporate concrete into your work • Achieve patinas with heat • Journal your thoughts onto faux bone • Turn paper pulp into realistic rocks • Create “time capsule” beads from Plexiglas • And much, much more!Discover the rewards of making your own amulets and talismans by learning new techniques to drive your creativity in an entirely new direction.
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