Making Beautiful Articulated Hinged Jewelry
4.6 (22 ratings)
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Making Beautiful Articulated Hinged Jewelry

A fun fast-tracked course to get you making amazing hinged jewelry like a professional
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4.6 (22 ratings)
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105 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2018
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Price: $19.99
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 11 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • They will be able to utilize mechanisms to produce unique jewelry wearables.
Requirements
  • Basic jewelry making tools and knowledge.
Description

Fun, informative step-by-step video lectures, will teach teach you the skills necessary to design and make hinged jewelry items.  This course is designed for intermediate to advanced jewelry students.  Those who have taken our introductory course entitled "Colorful Silver Jewelry" are well prepared to move on to this project.  This is a foundational course for anyone interested in creating fine jewelry items that exhibit refinement of detail and articulation.

Who this course is for:
  • Intermediate to advanced jewelry students and those who have taken our first course.
Course content
Expand all 14 lectures 48:27
+ Introduction
4 lectures 06:30

Prof. John Ahr explains the scope of this course and presents an example of the project to be completed.

Preview 01:49

Prof. John Ahr explains the scope of this course in greater detail and presents an example of the project to be completed.  This will enable students to gauge whether or not this is a suitable course for someone at their skill level.

Preview 01:03

  Here you will find information concerning the materials to be used in the piece including specific measurements.

Preview 01:32

You will gain an understanding of the various types of hinges and how they integrate into various jewelry designs.

Preview 02:06
+ Texturing The Metal Elements
2 lectures 16:59

You will learn simple surface texturing techniques that can be used in place of roll printing.

Preview 07:25

You will learn how to correctly use a rolling mill to produce highly detailed surface textures and patterns on metal.

Texture Using A Rolling Mill
09:34
+ Preparing The Main Decorative Components
2 lectures 04:41

Prof. Ahr explains the techniques for cutting and beveling to produce the components for the bracelet project.

Preparing For Cutting And Beveling
01:53

You will learn how to bevel the bracelet segments using a specialized cutting jig.

Beveling The Pieces
02:48
+ Creating The Hinge Elements
5 lectures 14:41

You will learn how to cut uniform knuckles (or lugs) using a tube cutting jig.

Cutting The Knuckles
02:47

Prof. Ahr explains how to prepare the bracelet segments for soldering to produce hinges that move freely.

Preparing To Solder The Knuckles
04:11

You will learn how to uniformly heat the project components to achieve soldering success.

Soldering The Knuckles
02:14

You will learn how to measure, cut and position items to successfully solder a box clasp to your project.

Preparing The End Pieces For The Clasp
01:40

You will learn how to solder a box clasp so that you retain functionality.

Soldering The Clasp
03:49
+ Final Assembly Of The Elements Using Hand Made Rivets
1 lecture 05:36

You will learn how to create rivets from wire and how to secure them.

Complete The Project With Rivets
05:36