This book is unique; to date there is no other book on the market thatcovers jewellery made from natural materials from such a practical,how-to-do-it angle, introducing step-by-step making sequences andtechnical knowledge, and including contacts for suppliersStep-by-step projects form the main bulk of the book, clearly and comprehensively illustrated with making sequence photographsAs well as practical 'teaching photos', work from a variety ofinteresting international makers will be featured (the UK and US,Germany, Switzerland, Scandanavia, Australia and New Zealand)
BETH LEGG's jewellery draws on thenatural environment for both inspiration and materials. She studied forboth her BA and MDes at Edinburgh College of Art Jewellery Departmentand has won a number of awards, including The Scottish Arts CouncilStart-Up Grant, The Harley Award for Best Use of Materials and SecondPlace in New Designer of the Year 2005. Beth has exhibitedinternationally, in The Netherlands, New York, London, Tokyo and Kyoto.She teaches intensive workshops for both the general public and forjewellery students and undertakes peripatetic teaching in schools.
'a small book that contains a lot of information...a good basic overview of natural materials' Findings, Autumn 2009