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Aug 03, 2011
| ISBN 9781440320576
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Aug 03, 2011 | ISBN 9781440320576
Ignite your passion for jewelryTorch-Fired Enamel Jewelry combines beading and wire-working techniques with theintense beauty of torch-fired enameled beads. Metal becomes your canvas as you learn the basics of enameling with a torch, then dive into 22 exquisite pieces, ranging from quirky “cattywampus” earrings to ethereal pendants to delicate multi-stranded necklaces. Find out how easy it is to create unique and colorful enamel pieces in this innovative, comprehensive guide to the world of torch-fired enameling.Inside you’ll find:• A hands-on, in-depth approach to enameling beads, pendants and other metal findings using a torch instead of a kiln. • An extensive enameling workshop, with information on equipment, materials and safety considerations.• Tips and tricks for making truly unique pieces: learn how to modulate color, create burnt edges and manipulate the gas/oxygen ratio to achieve color flashes and smoky hazes.• Jewelry and metal-working techniques, from wire-wrapping to etching copper sheet, that create a perfect backdrop to your stunning enamel creations.Light the torch, gather your enamels and start painting with fire in Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry.look. make. meet.
Barbara Lewis is the author of Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry and two North Light DVDs, Torch-Fired Enamel Basics and Creative Torch-Fired Techniques, and the owner of Painting With Fire – a workshop venue, online reseller of enameling tools and supplies and… More about Barbara Lewis
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