July 2011 ■ Volume 65, Number 3

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My Turn from the Editor
Up Next: Copper
Your Turn Design Challenge & Letters
Their Turn A Gallery of This Issue’s Contributors
Net Profits: Optimize Your Online Shop
by Cathleen McCarthy

more at jewelrymakingdaily.com/netprofits

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BRACELETS/BLUE CHALCEDONY
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Cool Tools & Hip Tips:
Bracelet, Ring, and Favorite Mandrels

by Helen I. Driggs

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Hinged Blue Chalcedony Bracelet

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Holly Blue Agate

lapidary/jewelry project/supplies
by Betsy Lehndorff
lapidary supplies
by Jim Landon

BRACELETS/COPPER
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Copper Wire Cuff with Silver
Wire “Inlay”

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How to Solder Jewelry
Part 6 of 10: Soldering the
Copper Metals

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Flat Faceted Sunstone

jewelry project by Tom Werkheiser

technique by Lexi Erickson

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facet design by Jerry Bartlemay

ANIMAL DESIGNS/COPPER
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Trends: Animal Forms

by Annie Osburn

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Mokumé Gané Snake Pendant

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Copper and Silver Clay Linked Bracelet

jewelry project by Roger Halas

jewelry project by Arlene Mornick
more at jewelrymakingdaily.com/
copper-clay-success

ALABASTER/CARVING

ADVERTISING SECTIONS

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Advertisers’ Index
Classifieds
Gem & Jewelry Shops
Jewelry Classes
About our Cover:

Mokumé Gané Snake Pendant
by Roger Halas, page 44.
Photo: jim lawson

© Interweave Press LLC. Not to be reprinted. All rights reserved.

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Smokin’ Stones: Alabaster
by Sharon Elaine Thompson

Alabaster Bowls

lapidary demo by Hans Durstling

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Ask the Experts

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Facets News & Product Innovations
Events

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by Tom & Kay Benham

Tucson, Vegas and Denver at
jewelryshowguide.com

The Lapidary Journal
Jewelry Artist Doer’s
Profile: Paul Hawkins and
Susan Zalkind
July 2011

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