Item Number: H20-3596BK
If you love silver jewellery but don't have the time or patience to learn traditional silver-smithing techniques, then the exciting medium of silver clay will open up a whole new range of possibilities to your jewellery making. Boasting all the same properties as modelling clay, it is 99.9% pure silver, meaning that you can make high-quality jewellery using the easiest of techniques. This handy new book is perfect for anyone taking their first steps with this rewarding craft. Get stuck into the varied series of 22 projects that show perfectly the versatility of silver clay. Shape, roll, cut, mould and indent your way through them, learning the basics as you go with the help of a jargon-free techniques section. From pendants and bracelets to rings and statement beads, there will be something for everyone.
Softcover, full color, 159 pages
Book size: 9-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches
Level: All skill levels
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the author: Melanie Blaikie's love of all things sparkly began when she trained as a diamond valuer for De Beers. She went on to forge a successful career as a jewellery designer--working for many of the biggest names in the industry, including Garrard, Asprey and Tiffany. After studying traditional silversmithing techniques, Melanie discovered silver clay and fell in love with this amazing medium. She is now one of the foremost tutors of silver clay work in the UK.