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Forged Leaf Brooch Tutorial

Use basic metalsmithing skills to create a brooch inspired by forms found in nature. Since the earliest civilizations, the leaf shape has been an inspiration for jewelry. With this 4 1/2 x 13/4-in. (11.4 x 4.4cm) brooch, you can evoke the beauty…

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Tube Setting Basics

Tube-setting is a stylish way to set round gemstones, and its a great first step toward more complex gemstone setting. Fabricating bezels to accommodate faceted gemstones of different shapes and sizes is an advanced skill to aspire to; however,…