|Every issue of Art Jewelry gives you:
- Step-by-step instructions to teach
you how to make beautiful pieces of
- Full-color photos to get you inspired by others' work
interviews where you'll learn about the artists' motivation and
- Plus exclusive online access to download jewelry
post photos of your own work in the Subscriber Gallery, and read reviews
of products tested by the editors
Looking for Downloadable Projects?
to view and purchase projects found in the
November 2008 issue.
See examples of how you can use seven different media to enhance etched, patinated copper.
From Flat to Flower
Learn to forge an elegant hollow-form lily from a piece of silver sheet. Print the downloadable template here
A Conversation with Deb Karash
Jewelry maker Deb Karash talks about color, windows, connections, and free-range lapels.
Construct an Arts & Crafts Necklace
Follow these blueprints, or draft your own, to create openwork metal clay panels. Print the downloadable template here
Forge an Easy Chain
Learn just one link to make this simple necklace. Then, check out our reference article
to learn how to polish dings out of a hammer face or bench block.
D Battery + Saltwater = Cheap, Acid-Free Etching
Etch base metals by electrically supercharging saltwater. Read a tip from the project on using PnP paper here
Here's a handy guide
to the essential tools that you should have in your workshop, broken down by what job you're doing. This printable guide has all the tools that we regularly call for to complete the projects that appear in Art Jewelry
From the Editor: Hazel Wheaton
Tackling the toolbox.
Contributors: About Our Artists & Writers
Our artists reminisce about their first-ever piece of finished jewelry.
Your letters, your questions and our answers, and tips to take to the shop.
News & Announcements
Exhibits of 5,000 years of jewelry and Modernist Antonio Pineda's work, an emerging-artist competition, the renowned Washington Craft Show, and a video
of Beyond Jewelry's movable artwork.
How to market your work when money's tight.
Excellent wire-wrapping projects from Linda Chandler and Christine Ritchey, a compilation of works from 12 years of the AJDC Design Project, and two smart booklets for anyone who works with metal.
Demonstrations and definitions of beginning jewelry-making techniques needed for projects in this issue. View basic techniques.
Contacts & Suppliers
How to get in touch with the featured artists, and where to find the materials and tools used in this issue. View contacts & suppliers.
Shows & Workshops
Shows near and far to entice your pocketbook. To find events in your area, visit our Events Calendar
A motile dragonfly by Jesse Danger, crafted using jewelry-making techniques. Watch the video.