Nancy Howland’s manual on making silver beads, “Doming Silver Beads”, is now available to the members of Orchid and Ganoksin. Nancy passed away in 2009 and the second printing of her book was sold out so her family has decided to make her book available for free. Ganoksin is charging a micro fee only to cover the bandwidth costs in distributing and hosting the book.
Purchase your own copy of “The Secrets of the Gem Trade” today.
If you’ve ever dreamed of making perfect silver beads every time, then this manual is just what you are looking for since Nancy shows you step-by-step with illustrations how to do it. Nancy’s family hope you will check out her book, “Doming Silver Beads”.
You will learn how silver beads are made and how to:
- Select the best silver gauge sheet metal
- Determine the disc size using easy formulas
- Cut and prepare discs for forming
- Add textures and designs
- Form matching domes
- Solder perfect seams
- Sand and polish flawlessly