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Simple Tab Setting Ring DIY Tutorial

Tabs are small tongues cut into sheet metal that when folded or wrapped around an object can attach it to the metal sheet. Tabs are one of the simplest “cold connections “. In this project we will use them to set a small cylindrical bead on to a wide textured ring band. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 5 pages, 14 photos, a template and plenty of tips. The tutorial is for beginners and intermediate students.
$9.95

Sterling Silver Cuff DIY Tutorial

Sterling silver cuff with foldformed insert & patina application Make a unique bold sterling silver cuff with a rich colored patina fold- formed insert. The tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 7 pages, 19 photos, a template and plenty of tips!
$19.95

Sterling Silver And Polymer Clay Pendant DIY Tutorial

This project will guide you in the making of a simple yet striking reversible sterling silver and polymer clay one-of-a-kind pendant. This is a perfect beginners project. Is a good introduction to working with polymer clay. It covers basic instructions on: how to condition polymer clay, what tools to use, making a multicolored slab, cutting the clay and baking it in the oven. Also it goes over basic metal fabrication skills as cutting with a jeweler's saw, filing and sanding. Decorative stamping and patina application are also covered. The step-by-step instruction will walk you through the making of a simple polymer clay flat multicolored cabochon piece. Then go on to show you how to make a sterling silver frame, and tab-setting your cabochon. The final instructions will cover how to make a stainless steel cable necklace for your finished pendant. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file. It has 8 pages, 21 photos and life size template of all the components. For beginner skill students.
$19.95

Torch Fired Earrings I, II, III, IV DIY Tutorial

4 in 1 Tutorial. Beautiful torch fired earrings. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 14 pages, 4 templates and 45 photos. Most of the projects are for beginners and intermediate skill students.
$24.95

Torch Fired Pendant I DIY Tutorial

Sgraffito torch fired enamel: “Sgraffito” Italian for “scratch through”, is exactly that, scratching a design trough a dry sifted coat of enamel, to reveal the previously fired color under it. This enameling method lets you “draw” any pattern with a pointed tool on the surface of your piece. When the piece is fired a second time melting the dry sifted enamel, the pattern is revealed. Tab setting is one of the easiest ways to secure a focal piece to a backing, there is no solder or heat involved, so its considered a “cold connection “ . Tabs are prongs cut from the baking piece and then bent over to hold the enamel cabochon in place. Included in the step-by step instruction you will find how to silver-plate your back plate for a different finish. Master torch firing and tab setting wile fabricating a beautiful one-of-a-kind pendant with a tab-set Sgrafitto Torch Fired Cabochon and Dangle. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file. It has 12 pages, 40 photos and life size template of all the components. For intermediate skill students (torch use experience recommended)
$19.95

Torch Fired Pendant II DIY Tutorial

Master a new, very exiting and fast way to enamel copper. The fired enamel colors are beautifully vibrant and each piece will be unique. Torch firing is addictive, you can never make only one piece ! Using the same enamels in different proportion or sifting sequence can give you very different results. Check the picture!, these are the same blues and greens on both pieces! Learn to make an artisan sterling silver and enamel pendant. Inside tab settings are an easy way to set your beautiful torch fired cabochon. Fabricating this type of setting involves cutting and piercing with a jeweler’s saw, drilling pilot holes, filing ,sanding and soldering. The project can be modified to be solder-less, but after torch firing, who is going to be scared of a tiny bit of soldering? Texturing with stamps and the use of liver os sulfur patina on the silver gives you another way to personalize your project. This tutorial will guide you through all these steps with photos and many tips to make everything easier. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file. It has 10 pages, 29 photos and life size template of all the components. For intermediate skill students (torch use experience recommended)
$19.95