Design for Jewellery Makers

Inspiration, Development and Creation

Louise Seijen ten Hoorn


This book contains expert guidance on design and the design process, and includes step-by-step project briefs and themes for readers to use as a basis for developing their own ideas. It is suitable for all intermediate and professional jewellery makers, as well as those attending jewellery-making courses and who have taken up jewellery making as a hobby. 

Features include:

  • Inspirational contributions from 12 contemporary jewellery designers
  • 16 design techniques: a mix of drawing and model-making techniques including how to draw facetted gemstones, sketching, producing a technical drawing, paper models, mould-making and casting
  • 5 technique-led projects: examples of how you can use basic jeweller’s skills together with the design techniques to create a specific type of jewellery
  • 8 process-led design projects show different creative approaches to the same challenge – 6 different ways of connecting links without soldering, or 12 different ways of setting a stone
  • 10 open projects and finished inspirational examples for the you to try out and learn from


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    245 x 190mm
  • Publisher
    Search Press
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