What Is Water Casting and How Is It Done?

Humans have been casting metal for the past 5000 years!  Our world without casting is unimaginable!  Casting has also been used in jewellery making for thousands of years.  One of the beauties of Water Casting is that it’s a [ … ] Read More

Silver and Stone Overlay Pendant

This project develops skills in sawing, pierce-work, overlay, sweat soldering, bezel-making, stone setting, and finishing techniques. You can adapt it to different shaped pendants with different pierced-work patterns to complement your stone. The illustrated pendant has a hook, rather [ … ] Read More

Bamboo Stacking Rings

Make these fun and beautiful, hand fabricated, BAMBOO STACKING RINGS! This Tutorial has been reprinted from “Jewelry Making Daily” and is by Elizabeth Ann Tokoly This classic, elegant ring builds on simple metalsmithing techniques – forming, soldering, filing – [ … ] Read More