Release Date: 01 October 2010
Format: Paperback / softback
Category: The Arts
This step by step guide explains how to colour aluminium jewellery and achieve a huge variety of styles and effects.
Aluminium is a versatile and easily obtainable material which can be decorated in a number of ways. This book covers a wide variety of methods for colouring aluminium, including painting and drawing, low-tech colouring, submersion dyes, anodising, resists, digital printing and sublimation printing. There are also sections on sealing pigment into the metal, assembly and cold connections, and a number of step-by-step projects with illustration sequences for the reader to follow. The book also covers suppliers, trouble-shooting and workhop health and safety information. Beautifully illustrated with cutting-edge work from a number of jewellers, this is a practical and inspirational handbook.
'Serves to inspire and enlighten any jewellery maker who wants to inject a slash of colour into their work.' Craftsman Magazine
About Lindsey Mann
Lindsey Mann runs workshops, talks and demonstrations about colouring aluminium for jewellery. She works with schools and other arts organisation as well as other educational establishments running all sorts of courses. Lindsey also has her own highly successful studio-jewellery business in Winchester, and exhibits all around the UK, Europe and the USA in both solo and collective shows and a variety of galleries. She regularly shows at Dazzle, Origin and Art in Action and has had her work featured in Vogue, Living, Elle Decoration, Crafts Magazine, Directions in Jewellery, Craftsman and 500 Pendants.
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