Color, Set, & Fire
Surface Effects for Metal Jewelry
renowned jewelry designer, teacher, and author Mary Hettmansperger
demonstrates easy, effective ways to embellish common metal jewelry
in Heat, Color, Set & Fire, a how-to book on the leading edge
of beautiful contemporary jewelry design.
Mary Hetts uses
paints, pencils, and dips to achieve dramatic color; applies foils,
resins, mica, and other materials to alter the jewelry surface; and
works with exciting techniques, like the ancient Korean art of keum
boo, to create a gold-gilt effect. Rings, bracelets, necklaces and
pins -- virtually any piece can become individualized and breathtaking.
The book includes 21 projects for inspiration, with excellent how-to
instructions and photography.