Stamped Metal Jewelry opens with an extensive section on stamping and metalsmithing tools and techniques, all photographed step-by-step. With these skills, readers can begin making inspiring jewelry designs with confidence. Nineteen projects cover a variety of techniques and designs such as creating charms, incorporating stamped links into beaded projects, making stamped links from flat wire and wire-wrapping them together, stamping on blanks and layering them, riveting, texturing metal, oxidising, and more. And if you're still hungry for more, the DVD included with this book offers step-by-step stamping and jewelry-making demonstrations by the author. This book and DVD combination offers jewelry artists all the techniques and design inspiration needed to create clever stamped metal jewelry.
Lisa Niven Kelly is an award-winning wire jewelry artist and a regular contributor to Bead & Button, Art Jewelry, Beadwork, and Step-by-Step Wire Jewelry magazines. She has been teaching beadwork and wirework nationally for more than 15 years. Lisa is the founder of Beaducation.com, a popular source for online step-by-step video jewelry-making classes, plus wirework and metal stamping tools and supplies.