How to Make a Hinged Locket

  • Description

    Hinged lockets are made to hold something sentimental such as a photograph. This three video course will take you through the steps and includes an information handout. The project covers advanced fabrication skills and traditional goldsmithing techniques making it a challenge but worth the effort.

    This lesson includes four videos:

    • Part 1 - Hinged locket - 59 min 2 sec
    • Part 2 - Hinged locket twist border - 5 min 25 sec
    • Part 3 - Making chenier - 12 min 23 sec
    • Part 4 - Hammer tool tips - 35 min 18 sec
    • Plus three PDF instructional downloads

    Materials Sterling silver:

    • 0.7mm x 30mm x 20mm (for front & back plates)
    • 0.5mm x 7mm x 65mm (to make chenier)
    • 1mm x 5mm x 80mm (to make the frame & flange)
    • 1mm x 1mm x 60mm square wire (for twist wire decoration)
  • Includes

    Purchase also includes these instructional PDF downloads:

    • HingedLocket.pdf
    • Lockettconstruction.pdf
    • Makingchenier.pdf
  • Author

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