|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
January 2010 issue.
Cut to the Piercing
Get a head start: Use a premade inlay cuff blank as the foundation for a handsawn overlay.
Emblazon Fine Silver with Crisp Ceramic Decals
Bond a permanent layer of color to metal in your kiln.
Go Big with Lightweight Polymer Clay
Use a mega-extruder to form a bold bangle that won't weigh you down.
Harness electricity! Deposit metal on nearly anything to create jewelry components.
From the Editor: Hazel Wheaton
Making contact: connecting with other artists in the digital age.
Contributors: Our Artists & Writers
Our artists talk about how and why they use social networking (blogs, online forums, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn, etc.).
- Polymer Clay Inspirations: Techniques and Jewelry Projects for Creating Successful Palettes by Lindly Haunani and Maggie Maggio
Business Savvy by Marlene Richey
Social networking: get online or be left behind.
Metalsmithing 101 by Michael David Sturlin
Hammers: highly evolved tools.
Stone Sense by Richard M. Shull G.G.
Studio Savvy by Christopher Darway
Solid advice on soldering.
A Conversation with Kathleen Dustin
One of the most respected artists working in polymer clay today talks about having the courage to evolve your work and how to be inspired by nature without being cliché.
• Online Extra!
Get inspired! See more polymer clay work by Kathleen Dustin
in our bonus gallery.
See demonstrations and definitions of beginning jewelry-making techniques needed for projects in this issue.
Check out our jewelry-making tutorials and videos
on basic techniques for metal, metal clay, wirework, polymer clay, enamel, and more! Also, find out what tools and supplies you should have in your jewelry-making toolbox.
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