Author(s): Marthe Le Van
This title reveals how skilled crafters make gallery-quality modular jewellery out of inexpensive mass-produced parts. All the essential techniques are illustrated in full-color photography including, sawing, filing and soldering. It features 25 beautiful projects by contemporary designers and a gallery of inspirational work. Here's how skilled crafters make gallery-quality modular jewellery out of inexpensive mass-produced parts. All the essential techniques - sawing, filing, drilling, making cold connections, soldering, polishing - are illustrated in full-color photography and then utilised in 25 beautiful projects by contemporary designers, from Victoria Cho's 'Guitar String Stickpin' to Joanna Gollberg's elegant cerulean and gold necklace. Finally, a spectacular color gallery of necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, rings and brooches demonstrates the vast range of creative possibilities in prefab jewellery design.
Marthe Le Van is the senior editor for jewellery and metals at Lark Books and author of more than 30 titles, including Stitched Jewels 9781600592485 and Fabulous Jewelry from Found Objects 9781600591334.