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[Looking4] Making hinged locket illustrated tutorial


#1

Does anyone know where I can find a good illustrated step by step
description of making a hinged locket. The type that opens and can
have a photo inside? I have a series of gold/sterling lockets in mind
and would like to get a little background info before I finish
designing them. Thanks in advance

Regards
Milt


#2

Tim McCreight has a book on that.

Elaine


#3

Hi Milt,

Boxes and Lockets by Tim McCreight has excellent, clear, step by
step instructions and lots of inspirational eye candy as well.

Have lots of fun making.


#4

Charles Lewton-Brain has a book on that:
http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/clbhinges


#5

Hi, Milt,

I’ve run across instructions using PMC silver to make hinged
boxes/lockets. I can’t find the specific online tutorial, but if you
poke around online you should find it. Here is one picture I found
that clearly shows the construction and there are a few more pix
showing it closed, as well as different types of catches.

I hope this is what you’re looking for. I’ve only just signed up to
Ganoskin, and a rank beginner making jewellery. PMC was how I got
into it because I come from a fine art/sculpture/ceramics background.
I always preferred working small, portability being a prime
consideration, but all these years making jewellery never occurred to
me because I don’t wear it. One of these days I’ll learn some
silversmithing. This website is wonderful.

Barbara
www.barbaramacdougall.com


#6

Hi Milt,

The book “Jewelry Concepts and Technology” by Oppi Untracht, has
pretty good picture drawings of hinges on page 783. Not perfect but
it will give you a good idea on how to attach a hinge to a locket. If
you can’t find the book I gladly email you a copy of the page.

Sigi


#7

Hi

You could try this

It is a nice little vidoe for a notebook pendant that has a hinge.
by Hadar Jacobson. The only drawback is that she uses the chain to
connect the two pieces rather than a traditional pin.


#8

Hoi Milt this is a book from 1912 Silverwork and jewelry : a
text-book for studen…

https://orchid.ganoksin.com/t/free-pdf-1912-wilsons-silverwork-and-jewelry
Page 103

Have fun. Kif