Components are made by manipulating filigree stampings and bronze toolery is demonstrated.
This episode features cabochons - they come in many different styles but they're often overlooked by beginning jewelry makers. First, Debbi Simon creates one of a kind components by manipulating filigree stampings. Then, Mark Nelson demonstrates bronze toolery and how to create your own tools to set a cabochon. Next, Marlene Blessing shows how to add bezels on a denim cuff with a variety of techniques from gluing to stitching with silk cord. Finally, Patricia Kimle makes a polymer clay faux stone cabochon on a metal clay texture pendant for a great paring of materials.