Book: Basic Jewelry Making by Jinks McGarth
For those wanting to incorporate sterling silver into their work using traditional methods, this is an excellent place to start. This book shows you how to layout a home workshop and what tools you'll need. The easy-to-follow projects explore many important techniques for a great start to a rewarding craft. Readers will learn to use techniques such as soldering, texturing, and enameling on wood, acrylic, glass, precious stones, and more. Detailed instructions and illustrations accompany each project, and designs are flexible enough to be modified. Professional jeweler, Jinks McGrath explains how to optimize minimal workspace with suggestions for home workshop designs. She also reviews the necessary tools to begin and the larger equipment to buy as skills develop.
Paperback, 112 pages