Metalsmith Essentials: Hand Finishing Jewelry



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You’ve soldered, pickled, and rinsed . . . now what?

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.

Enter a new era in your jewelry designs as you:

· Get a flawless finish with filing and sanding techniques made easy.

· Uncover expert advice on how to add a glint of sparkle with a burnisher.

· Incorporate timeless techniques to give your pieces soul, spirit, and unique flavor.

· Create intricate patterns and effects with the addition or removal of patinas.

· Learn hand finishing must-knows including putting scratches in to take scratches out.

· Discover the right tools and materials to achieve the look you desire.

· And much, much more!

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