Soldered Alchemy: 24 Jewelry Projects Using New Soft-Solder Techniques (Paperback)
Wire wrapping and soft soldering come together for jewelry-making magic For too long, solder has been an afterthought in jewelry-making - used only for bezels and connections - but not anymore In Soldered Alchemy, you'll learn new, creative ways to make solder the starring element of your jewelry. Twenty-four gorgeous projects with detailed photos walk you through the basics of decorative solder, bridging wire with solder, adding copper or vintage patinas and more.
Laura Beth Love is a self-taught artist who is most known for her jewelry made from broken vintage china, incorporating her signature style of soft soldering and beaded solder details. Her first book, BoHo Chic Jewelry, teaches readers to recreate some of Laura's most popular pieces. Her work has been featured in Country Living Magazine, as well as in numerous other print and online publications and blogs. Her work can be found online at www.laurabethlove.com and www.dishfunctionaldesigns.com.