The Art of Granulation DVDs now available!!
I am pleased to announce the release of my new DVDs on Fine Silver
Vol. 1 demonstrates step-by-step techniques for making a granulated
fine silver rosette pendant. It covers torch set-up, making granules,
making the glue solution, placing granules, firing and finishing,
plus repousse and making a bale.
Vol 2 demonstrates a more advanced project which includes
instruction on making a bezel, forming a dome, making the wires fit
to a curved surface, firing a domed surface, and making a different
Both DVDs are available through my website: www.rondacoryell.com
varoius suppliers such as: Revere Academy, Otto Frei, Rio Grande,
Allcraft, and FDJ Jewelry Supply.
I am currently working on the next series of 4 DVDs covering 22kt
Gold Granulation to be released this Fall.
"The is clear, complete, and nicely illustrated with the
helpful close up photography. ...excellent graphics, both on the
package and the onscreen menus. The whole look is refined, elegant,
and appealing....set a high standard that deserves further entries."
"The dvd's are clear, informative and instructional. I really
appreciated the section on torch assembly/set-up in the first dvd.
You know I am a real bug about torches; it's a subject that is sorely
Your comprehensive script, the step by step sequencing, the
incredible close-up photography and your clear, articulate verbal
presentation and directions are all absolutely superb. Seamless.
Flawless. I believe that an absolute beginner could, on the basis of
your dvd presentation alone, granulate a piece successfully simply by
following and adhering to your 'recipe'. "
"The other day I receive a video on granulation by Ronda Coryell - I
was truly amazed with depth of and ease of instruction.
Ms. Coryell takes an ancient technique full of mystery and alchemy
and deciphers its essence for the contemporary jeweler. Her
presentation is relaxed, straightforward and thorough. The lessons
will facilitate a beginner and enlighten a master. "