From antiquity to the modern day, explore the potential spirals and tubes offer your jewelry designs. Join Senior Editor and metalsmith Helen I. Driggs for a jewelry making DVD devoted to one of the oldest and most common shapes in nature - the spiral. Discover different techniques for crafting this lovely form in wire and metal sheet, Helen goes in-depth with the steps you need for crafting spirals, tubes, and other curves.
Perfect your metal jewelry with a comprehensive lesson in machine finishing. Join artist and experienced metalsmith Helen I. Driggs in 9 watch-and-learn lessons for everything you need to know to complete your jewelry pieces with the quick use of equipment. Expand your jewelry-making repertoire with how-tos for finishing metal with a tumbler, Dremel or flex-shaft, polishing arbor, and more—plus discover which technique to use for a variety of different pieces to achieve the look you desire.