Creative Silver Chains: 20 Dazzling Designs by Chantal Lise Saunders
This is an informative book with an extensively illustrated introduction that explains all the basics, from link formation to soldering and polishing. It features 20 exquisite projects such as the Geometric Chain and the Spine design. It features a gallery of beautiful contemporary chains to provide inspiration. Silver chains are the backbone of any jewellery collection and these distinctive designs have special handmade touches that machine-made jewellery just can't match. The best part is that anyone can craft them, thanks to the extensively illustrated introduction that explains all the basics, from link formation to soldering and polishing. Try one or all of the 20 exquisite projects like the Geometric Chain, comprised of varied wire forms that rest in the crooks of their neighbouring links, or the Spine design, which utilises flattened wire and unique pivoting joinery. A gallery of contemporary chains provides inspiration.