I love hooking up with other author/designers and chat about creativity. I really enjoyed my visit with Sharilyn about her new book/DVD set, Wire Art Jewelry Workshop . Here's more fun tidbits about wire jewelry from Sharilyn. " Everyone asks me how an artist comes up with her designs and the...
Mar 28, 2011
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I find metals exciting, intimidating, fun, alluring... most of the time. Dabbling in metals is one thing: jumping off the cliff and diving in, quite another. I asked our metal expert and managing editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Helen Driggs for her advice on starting out in serious metalworking...
My allergist once asked me if I had many old magazines stashed in my home, because they collect particles which could set off my symptoms. Once I stopped laughing, I explained that I had an even more serious condition as a jewelry maker: packratism! Do I have lots of magazines? Don't we all? One...