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#1

Hi group

Can anyone suggest a good book, or books, on making sterling link
chains?

Thank You ahead of time
Jean Menden


#2

Hi Jean,

Can anyone suggest a good book, or books, on making sterling link
chains? 

Here are some good books on chain making:

The Complete Metalsmith. by Tim McCreight This book has a section on
chain making & lots of other info you need along the way.

Classical Loop in Loop Chains and There Derivatives by Jean Stark

Great Wire Jewelry by Irene From Peterson

Chain Making Link by Link by Jeanne Jerousek McAninch

Dave


#3

Creative Silver Chains by Chantal Lise Saunders and Classical
Loop-in-Loop Chains & Their Derivatives by Jean Reist Stark &
Josephine Reist Smith are two that I like…


#4

Dear Jean,

Hi. I study classical jewelry at the Jewelry Arts Institute in NYC
and there Jean Stark’s book “Classical Loop-in-Loop Chains” is well
respected. To see some examples go to. The book is available through
amazon,

http://www.rocksmyth.com/jeansclass2/Chains.htm

The book is available through amazon,

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0961598484/theganoksinpr-20

Have fun.
Best regards,
Lois
www.loisgore.com


#5

Jean:

I went through a major chain making phase a few years back, and
these are my favorite books I found:

Creative Silver Chains by Chantal Lise Saunders
Great Wire Jewelry by Irene From Petersen
Silver Wire Jewelry by Irene From Petersen
Making Silver Chains by Glen F. Waszek

Jen :slight_smile:


http://jmwjewelry.blogspot.com


#6

I would like to thank all of the excellent suggestions I received on
chain making books. I already own the Saunders book and I just
finished ordering 3 of the books that were suggested to me. I am
interested in finding the book Chain Making Link by Link by
Jerovsek-Mcaninch, Jeanne. I have not been able to find that book
with my usual search methods. (ebay and Amazon). Now I will practice,
practice, practice… and practice some more. That will be my January
task. For some reason I am really good at soldering the chain to
itself where I don’t want it to solder!

Again, I thank you all for the time you took to help me out.

Jean Menden


#7

I found it readily by doing a title search on my favorite
book-finding site, addall.com. amazon.com has one copy, used, at a
price of $75 plus $3.99 shipping. Ouch! Maybe your library can find
a copy for you via interlibrary loan.

Good luck!
Barbara


#8

Jeanne sells her own book. She is with the Tucson Parks and
Recreation Department, and very accessible. let me check my copy for
an address.

Chain Making Link by Link
Jeanne Jerousek-McAninch
La Milagrosa Press
218 W. Knox Dr.
Tucson, Az. 85705

This book is well worth owning.
Hugs,
Terrie


#9

I found the book Chain Making Link by Link by Jerovsek-Mcaninch,
Jeanneit at

http://www.silversupplies.com/catalog/books/chain_making.shtml

for $35.

Bev Ludlow
Renaissance Jewelry
http://www.bhlwebdesign.com


#10

To those who advised: Thank you to all of you who answered privately
and through this list. I have splurged and purchased 4 of the books
which were suggested. I did find the book Chain Making Link by Link
through IJS. Unfortunately I found a bunch of other goodies there
also. I guess I spent my birthday money three times. My January goal
is to get better at making chains. I may need to ask some advice when
the time comes. On my web site I have a few chains that I have made.
I would love to work on perfecting them. Many thanks to all of you.

Jean Menden
www.jmendensilver.com


#11

Chain Making Link by Link
Jeanne Jerousek-McAninch
Rio Grande sells this book.

Rene Roberts


#12

I really like the DVD’s by Sarinda Newel “Spider”. She used to post
regularly on Orchid, haven’t heard from her lately though…

Fair warning, shameless Rio plug - yes we carry these too.

Best,

Thackeray Taylor
Rio Grande Technical Support
505-839-3000 ex13903
800-545-6566
technical@tbg.riogrande.com