This book will come signed by the author.
Metal stamping is one of the hottest trends in jewelry making. Using design or letter stamps and precious metal blanks, you can make personalized jewelry with words, textures, and creative designs.
Lisa Niven Kelly, creator of the online Beaducation workshops and
website, specializes in this simple, yet sophisticated technique. She has taught stamping
for more than six years and will introduce you to the right tools and skills to help you create
professional and exciting results.
Stamped Metal Jewelry
book and DVD teaches multiple metal stamping and
texturing techniques, and the projects incorporate wirework and
metalsmithing to create fabulous necklaces, beads, charms, bracelets,
cuffs, and earrings. The book opens with an extensive section on
stamping, wirework, and metalsmithing tools and techniques. This section will give beginners the basic knowledge and confidence to move on to the next section which focuses on design.
Nineteen projects cover a variety of techniques and designs such as
creating charms, incorporating stamped links into beaded projects,
making stamped links from flat wire and wire-wrapping them together,
stamping on blanks and layering them, riveting, texturing metal,
oxidizing, and more. In addition to Lisa's projects, the book features
contributions by nationally known guest artists Tracy Stanley, Kriss
Silva, Lisa Claxton, Kate Richbourg, Janice Berkebile, and Connie Fox.
Yep, that's my book....wooo! Writing this book was a fabulous experience and I am super pleased with the outcome :) A big thanks to the amazing contributors for sharing their creativity!