Machine Finishing Jewelry

Finish your jewelry fast ...with helpful equipment! 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. Enter a new era in your jewelry designs as you: Get expert tips to stay safe and use the equipment properly. Uncover expert advice on what pieces should be tumbled and what should not. Incorporate a variety of finishes onto one piece for intriguing contrast. Achieve a mirror finish on big pieces with the use of the polishing arbor. Learn the variety of benefits and uses a flex-shaft has to offer. Discover the right steps to avoid cross-contamination of materials and metals. And much, much more!