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Heat, Color, Set & Fire: Surface Effects for Metal Jewelryby Mary Hettmansperger
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Internationally renowned jewelry designer, teacher, and author Mary Hettmansperger demonstrates easy, effective ways to embellish common metal jewelry in Heat, Color, Set and Fire, a how-to book on the leading edge of beautiful contemporary jewelry design.
Mary Hettsand#160;uses paints, pencils, and dips to achieve dramatic color; applies foils, resins, mica, and other materials to alter the jewelry surface; and works withand#160;exciting techniques, like the ancient Korean art of keum boo, to create a gold-gilt effect. Rings, bracelets, necklaces and pins — virtually any piece can become individualized and breathtaking. The book includes 21 projects for inspiration, with excellent how-to instructions and photography.
Thisand#160;classic how-to jewelry book stands on its own as an inspirational volume for jewelers and artists, and it also is a wonderful complementand#160;to Mary's best-selling Wrap, Stitch, Fold and Rivet.
A classic how-to jewelry book--and a natural complement and follow-up to Mary Hettmansperger's bestselling Wrap, Stitch, Fold & Rivet.
Internationally renowned author Hettmansperger demonstrates easy, effective ways to embellish common metal jewelry. She uses paints, pencils, and dips to achieve dramatic color; applies foils, resins, mica, and other materials to alter the jewelry's surface; and works with unusual techniques, like the ancient Korean art of Keum Boo, to create a gold-gilt effect. Rings, bracelets, necklaces and pins--virtually any piece can become individualized and breathtaking.
About the Author
Mary Hettmansperger is an internationally renowned jewelry artist and instructor. She is the author of the bestselling Wrap, Stitch, Fold and Rivet, as well as Mixed Metal Jewelry Workshop, and Fabulous Woven Jewelry, all published by Lark. Her work has been exhibited at SOFA through the Katie Gingrass Gallery, and she does segments for the PBS programs Beads Baubles and Jewels and Quilting Art. She lives in Peru, Indiana.
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