Amanda’s new book ‘Bangles & Bracelets’ has just hit the bookshops.
RP £15.99 or less
Format Paperback 128 pages. 234×156 mm.
The bulk of this handbook is step by step case studies, comprehensively explained and illustrated with photographs. Each chapter demonstrates and guides the reader through procedures for making a bangle or bracelet using a particular technique, approach or skill. Topics covered include: wax-work (casting), chain making, wire work, resin/Perspex, found objects, inlay, laminating, phot-etching, piercing, engraving/embossing/etching, stone-setting, paper and forging. Designed to appeal to both beginners and practising jewellers, there is an introductory chapter on basic techniques, covering the fundamentals of jewellery-making, complete with detailed explanations and photographs. Each chapter includes a generous garnish of relevant ‘tips and tricks’ — useful hints from the author and other experienced jewellers.