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Book: Hot Connections Jewelry: The Complete Sourcebook of Soldering Techniques
For jewelry makers who have had some experience with beading, wire working, and basic cold-connection techniques (such as riveting) and are ready to move on to the next level and add a core metalworking skill to their creative repertoire.
In Hot Connections Jewelry, jewelry designer Jennifer Chin offers detailed instruction in the materials and techniques of soldering, supported by a series of lessons and progressive projects inspired by her stunning jewelry designs.
Artist, teacher, and metasmith Jennifer Chin is the owner of Lush Metals, a jewelry studio whose simple yet stylish designs in precious metals are based on the interplay of repetitive geometric patterns found in nature and industrial motifs. She studied studio arts at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Her award-winning work can be seen at some of the most prestigious fine craft shows, museums, galleries, and boutiques in the U.S. and on her website, LushMetals.com. This is her first book.