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Amethyst Donut Fused Sterling Silver Ring DIY PDF Tutorial

Gemstone donuts are beautiful and always catch you eye at bead shows. But, when you get home, you don’t know what to do with them, so they get stashed in a box or drawer for “later”. This project incorporates one of these smaller donuts into a simple, but dramatic piece of jewelry. Fused silver has a very attractive organic, one-of-a-kind look, making it the perfect element for a unique piece of jewelry. If you have not tried fusion before, this is a small project perfect to try your hand at without risking a lot of material. The tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 8 pages, 18 photos, a life size template of all the components and plenty of tips! For intermediate skill students.
$9.95

Anticlastic and Lampwork Cuff DIY PDF Tutorial

Anticlastic Raising is a way of shaping metal, curving it into different directions like the shape of a horse’s saddle. The shapes obtained with this method are very organic and beautiful. They are also very strong; this means that thinner gauge metal can be used to make lighter pieces. Our cuff will be shaped into an asymmetric anticlastic spiral. With one large lampwork wavy disk on the wide side, and a small disk in a contrasting color on the narrow side. The tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 8 pages, 16 photos, a life size template of all the components and plenty of tips! For intermediate skill students.
$9.95

Anticlastic Sterling Silver Ring DIY Tutorial

An anticlastic shape is one that curves around two axes, the best example of this shape is the surface of a saddle. Anticlastic shapes are structurally rigid but light weighed pieces, making them ideal for jewelry making. This project will introduce you to anticlastic raising, which tools you need and how to use them to shape a beautiful one-of-a-kind ring. The wide adjustable band of the ring shank is perfect for stamping or hammering lots of texture! You can make the ring in Silver or copper, copper looks special good with green stones. The use of a calibrated stone and pre-made commercial bezel cup makes this a good beginner’s soldering project. This was a best selling metalworking class at the Bead & Button show. The small anticlastic stake and mallet combo, the soldering locking head & shank tweezers, calibrated cabochons & bezel cups used in this tutorial are available for purchase in the tools & materials area of the website. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file. it is 8 pages long and has 19 photos.
$14.95

Interchangeable Bead and Components Stud Earrings DIY PDF Tutorial

In this tutorial, we will be making a wonderful very versatile set of stud earrings, made with lots of interchangeable parts to play with!. This pair was designed in a way that permits the wearer to play mix-and-match with 5 different metal components. And as I love lampwork disk-type beads, you can add some of those to the mix as well!. They will add a lovely pop of color around the face. You will be able to assemble an all metal earring set or a metal and glass one to match your outfit or mood. Combine metals, texture and colored glass to make unique one of-a-kind earrings.
$14.95

No Solder Blue Green Copper Tribal Earrings DIY FREE PDF Tutorial

A “cold connection" is any method of attaching or connecting two or more pieces together without the use of heat (soldering, brazing or welding). This method is usually needed when the pieces to attach can be damage by the heat and flame of a torch. “Cold connections” can also be used as decorative elements. In this tutorial metal tubing is used in a non-traditional way. The tubing is flared and compressed to trap another piece of metal, avoiding the use of solder. This is a cold connection. These hand formed boldly colored and textured earrings are original and easy to make. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 10 pages, a template, 20 photos and plenty of tips. The tutorial is for beginner’s students.
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No Solder Large Hoop Earrings DIY FREE PDF Tutorial

Beautiful copper-silver tubing large hoop earrings can be textured and colored in many ways for everyday use. This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 8 pages, a template and 24 photos. The tutorial is for beginner’s students.
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