From antiquity to the modern day, explore the potential spirals and tubes offer your jewelry designs. Join Senior Editor and metalsmith Helen I. Driggs for a jewelry making DVD devoted to one of the oldest and most common shapes in nature - the spiral. Discover different techniques for crafting this lovely form in wire and metal sheet, Helen goes in-depth with the steps you need for crafting spirals, tubes, and other curves.
Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen Driggs in 9 watch-and-learn lessons as she shows you step by step how to fabricate metal jewelry pieces! Take your skills and jewelry designs to the next level with the versatility of metal jewelry making. Master metalsmithing basics as you boost your jewelry-making skills with these essential techniques for getting started with metal, including how-tos in sawing, filing, hammering, forging, and much more! Discover the different types of metal and learn how to use them in your own jewelry. Making expert techniques easy to use, Helen covers the fundamentals of metal jewelry making with copper, brass, and silver metals.
Metalsmith Essentials is back with another 2-disc set. This time, it's all about favorite no-heat techniques: cold connections.
Perfect your metal jewelry with a comprehensive lesson in machine finishing. Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen I. Driggs in 9 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to complete your jewelry pieces with the quick use of equipment. Expand your jewelry-making repertoire with how-tos for finishing metal with a tumbler, Dremel or flex-shaft, polishing arbor, and more—plus discover which technique to use for a variety of different pieces to achieve the look you desire.
Perfect your metal jewelry with a comprehensive lesson in hand finishing. Join artist and experienced metalsmith Lexi Erickson in 8 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to take your jewelry to the next level without the use of electricity. Expand your jewelry-making repertoire with how-tos for finishing metal with a rustic look; roller-printed patterns; the backs, sides, and hard-to-see places; copper and overlays; patinas; and more.