Terri demonstrates how to solder an earring post to create an earring with textured metal and a time saving technique using white-out to protect the exposed textured metal while soldering. Watch Both Video’s HERE!
Terri is a local artist, instructor and metalsmith from Grafton, Wisconsin. Visit Terri’s website: TerriMcCarthyStudios.net
Congratulations to Katherine Natalia Wadsworth, the winner of the July Cool Tools Survey Contest. Katherine has won a $100 gift certificate simply for offering us her thoughts.
Katherine was excited and told us a little about herself:
After every purchase, you receive an email asking you to take a survey. Your thoughts help us improve as a company and also help us better understand your needs. Each month, we select a winner and the next one could be you!
Help us congratulate Katherine this month and keep offering us your thoughts!
Terri McCarthy, local artist, instructor and metalsmith from Grafton, WI visited Cool Tools to create this “How to” video. She shows how easy it is to combine textured metal with rivets to create your own unique jewelry. Customize this piece by using any texture and shape.
Find the video, tools and products used HERE
Maker Hammers by Fretz! These hammers are ideal for precise, intricate metalwork and for creating custom bezels and small vessel forms. Scaled down from the larger Silversmith versions, these hammers serve a variety of jewelers’ metal forming needs.
The Maker line is made with a signature 420 stainless steel and has polished faces ready for use.
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Lisel Crowley, jewelry artist and instructor, visited Cool Tools to show us how easy it is to coil precious metal silver clay to add detail to this pendant. She also uses our New Calibrated Bezel Templates to create a seamless bezel for her gemstone.
Make seamless bezels in metal clay for your fireable gemstones! These templates are a quick, easy and economical answer to creating metal clay or polymer clay bezels for cubic zirconia, lab created or other fireable gemstones in standard sizes of 6mm and larger.