Metalsmith Essentials: Artisan Bails DVD

Handmade Findings to Enhance Handmade Pendants

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Metalsmith Essentials: Artisan Bails DVD

Handmade Findings to Enhance Handmade Pendants

With Lexi Erickson

Join metalsmith and popular instructor Lexi Erickson in this informative look at the design and construction of custom artisan bails for jewellery. Learn the fundamental design considerations for creating functional and beautiful pendant bails for every type of necklace including chain, cord, bead & fibre.

Lexi gives you her studio secrets for success and covers everything you'll need to know to create dynamic bails from flat metal sheets using very simple tools. You will learn soldering tips, how to construct a bail that is appropriate to both the design and function of your work and secret shop tips from this studio pro. 

Your pendant designs will become more individual as you:

  • Get expert tips for preparing the metal and annealing properly
  • Learn where to best position a pendant bail
  • Discover how to hand-finish and patinate a pendant with style
  • See how to create several different bail designs
  • Jump start ideas for your own unique designs
  • And much, much more!

Tool & Materials Required: 

  • Torch and soldering station
  • Hand files and finishing papers
  • Texture hammers
  • Rawhide mallet
  • Variety of pliers
  • Looping pliers
  • Patina
  • Metal

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SKU DVSBB
Shipping Weight 0.0220kg
Shipping Width 0.025m
Shipping Height 0.140m
Shipping Length 0.200m
Shipping Cubic 0.000700m3

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