Synopses & Reviews
Soldering--the art of permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder--is seen as a challenge by many crafters. This comprehensive volume takes the mystery out of this misunderstood technique with clear instruction for jewelers of all levels. Designer and jewelry industry insider Wing Mun Devenny gives the reader--An introduction to the history of soldering with an overview of conventional and lesser known methodsAn in-depth look at essential equipment and tools as well as health and safety precautionsThe fundamentals of soldering, from setting up and handling parts to understanding solder and fixing mistakesA range of soldering techniques--from simple to more complex
The author also provides 15 beautiful, step by step projects for the reader to create including rings, pendants, cufflinks, a brooch, and earrings. More than 400 full-color illustrations throughout.
About the Author
With more than 15 years of commercial jewelry experience in design, production, and retail, Wing Mun Devenney has worked with some of the largest jewelry brands in the world and is passionate about the exchange of knowledge between jewelry education and industry.