Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry: The Next Steps in Painting with Fire
Take the following steps in portray with fire!
This follow-up to the award-winning Torch-Fired the teeth Jewelry combines the sweetness (and ease!) of torch-firing the teeth with artistic jewellery and metalsmithing thoughts. Following an intensive evaluate of the fundamentals of torch-firing and all-new info on construction and layering colour, you are going to make:
- stunning necklaces, just like the Bandaged middle, that includes a copper and mesh middle, soldered and embellished with liquid enamel
- fun and cool jewelry, just like the harlequin decaled i am Distressed earrings
- and cool bracelets, just like the Up-Cycled Daisy, which positive factors obvious brass enameling, recycled parts, and masses, a lot more!
Mastering Torch-Fired tooth Jewelry includes:
- 50+ suggestions for enameling, metalsmithing, beading and wireworking
- 17 step by step tasks, together with necklaces, jewelry and bracelets
- 15+ new colour "recipes," plus suggestion for layering enamels, and a contributor gallery highlighting the chances for operating with particular colour concepts
allow Mastering Torch-Fired teeth Jewelry ignite your ardour for jewelry!
Needle dossier, scratch a sunflower layout in the course of the black teeth. STEP eight position the pendant again into the flame and warmth it until eventually gleaming. eliminate it from the mandrel. STEP nine tooth the bead caps in Flame Orange. STEP 10 the teeth 6 huge beads and a couple of small beads in Flame Orange. * * * JEWELRY-MAKING TIP Use stiff twine for easy loops and lifeless gentle twine for twine wrapped loops. * * * STEP eleven Thread the tooth beads onto head pins and create an easy loop at every one finish of the.
Tape the template (see determine four) to a brass texture plate. Use steel shears to chop out the form. determine four: template * * * METALWORKING TIP you should use mini screws and nuts rather than the eyelets and riveting device, if you’d like. * * * STEP eight Punch a 3⁄32” (2mm) gap as indicated at the template. go away the paper on or get rid of the paper for the next move. in case you eliminate the paper, mark your fold line with a good line marker. * * * JEWELRY-DESIGN TIP time and again I paintings.
Tweezers. STEP 10 Use a stiff brush to paintings the tinted liquid the teeth into the mesh. STEP eleven lightly fireplace the mesh within the flame. * * * TORCH-FIRED TIP If the mesh is especially darkish from oxidation or dust, pickle it prior to including tooth. * * * STEP 12 Sift Sea eco-friendly onto the new steel and hearth. Repeat steps 10-12 for the second one mesh leaf. STEP thirteen Use 8mm leap earrings to connect the leaves to the earwires. STEP 14 Use 24-gauge sterling head pins to wire-wrap pearl.
METALWORKING TIP Punch a bigger gap than ordinary. take note, the teeth will slim the opening. We additionally are looking to let for a few wiggle room for the choker. * * * STEP five Paint white liquid teeth onto the copper or, for extra even assurance, dip your copper piece into liquid tooth. permit the the teeth dry (a jiffy should still do it). STEP 6 Scratch a layout in the course of the dried white liquid tooth with a mandrel. * * * TORCH-FIRED TIP The scratching via of one layer of teeth to.
the center) that incorporates the 16mm tooth bead. STEP forty lower the chain to the specified size. Double it. cross the chain during the loop finish of the leather-based twine that's not knotted. connect the opposite finish of the chain to an tooth bead. STEP forty-one Paint a swirl layout at the white pre-enameled bead with P-1 Overglaze Black teeth. allow the overglaze dry. STEP forty two fireplace the bead with 2 layers of Mars Brown. let the bead to chill. STEP forty three Create a bead grasp. On a head pin, thread on a 3mm.