Beads and Yarn


Books & Classes on DVD

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Enameling Made Easy


Enameling Made Easy and its companion 60 minute DVD introduces techniques for firing colorful enamel onto metal to craft one-of-a-kind jewelry.

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Soldering Beyond the Basics


This follow-up to the successful Soldering Made Simple, Soldering Beyond the Basics expands the skills introduced in Joe Silvera’s first book, including soldering mixed metals, gold and more stone set

Soldering Beyond the Basics DVD Photo

Soldering Beyond the Basics DVD


New dvd by Joe Silvera and Kalmbach Publishing: making custom shoulder bezels for faceted stones and working with oxy/propane torches.

Soldering Made Simple Photo

Soldering Made Simple


Author Joe Silvera takes the mystery out of soldering, so that amateur jewelry makers feel empowered and confident – even those who have never held a butane torch.

Soldering Made Simple DVD Photo

Soldering Made Simple DVD


See and hear Joe Silvera demonstrate basic techniques, explain the tools and materials, and create a beaded, soldered necklace.