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Micro Torch Basics
Micro Torch Basics
Kate Richbourg
Let Kate Richbourg introduce you to what she calls "the best gateway drug for serious jewelry making" with this FREE Craftsy mini-class!
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Solder rings, bracelets and earrings in Metalsmithing at Home with accomplished metalsmith Kate Richbourg.
Kate Richbourg
Kate Richbourg
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Master the most versatile tool in your shop: the flex shaft! Learn the basics — and beyond — of this jewelry-making essential.
Mark  Nelson
Mark Nelson
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Learn contemporary silversmithing techniques as you create a striking mixed-metal ring!
Mark  Nelson
Mark Nelson

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From dangling earrings to pendants to rings, wire jewelry adds a little Boho style to any outfit. But it's even more fun to wear — not to mention a lot more affordable — when you make it yourself! Simply grab some wire and a few tools, and be prepared to get wrapped up in jewelry making.
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The best part about metalsmith jewelry is the wide variety of materials you get to work with. Whether you’re looking to handle silver, gold, rose gold, base metals or more specialized metals, stick with us for the rundown on the most common types of metal for jewelry making.
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The cuff is a classy and sassy piece of jewelry that can stand alone or be stacked with other pieces. And learning the basics of how to make this wardrobe staple will help progress your other jewelry-making endeavors too. Master the plain cuff first, then let your imagination take over — there are endless ways to customize here.
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Micro Torch Basics