Not too long ago, Tammy Jones wrote a great blog over on Jewelry Making Daily about five essential jewelry making techniques for jewelry artists . And it got me thinking -- while my primary interest for jewelry making still remains with my beloved seed beads, there are so many great new jewelry making...
Jul 16, 2012
Filed under: Filed under: Chain Maille, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Beading Tools, Lapidary, Mixed Media Jewelry, Earring Making, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Magazine, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
Kristal Wick is the editor of Beading Daily Lexi Erickson is no stranger to soldering, melting metals, and burned bangs, but then everybody has to start somewhere! Lexi has been teaching high school and college metals for over twenty-three years and currently teaches jewelry classes at Coyote Creek Studio...
Dec 13, 2010
Filed under: Filed under: Chain Maille, Gemstones, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, How To Bead, Lapidary, Mixed Media Jewelry, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Magazine, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily, Beaded Jewelry
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...