The latest in Victoria Lansford's internationally acclaimed instructional series, provides clear consice instructions for eight fused chain patterns with endless variations. With more than 150 full-color process photographs, the easy to follow instructions will have even the novice metalsmith weaving and creating ancient and modern design chains. Over 50 photographs of work incorporating all the of the chains will further inspire you to advance your own creations.
4 Ancient Mediterranean chain patterns: 1-Direction Single-Weave, 1-Direction Double-Weave, 2-Directional Double-Weave, 3-Directional Single-Weave and 4 contemporary chain patterns, created by Victoria Lansford: Undulating Mesh, Vertebrate, Side Weave Mesh, and Crossed Link.
Victoria's instructional series, Metal Techniques of Bronze Age Masters
, including Russian Filigree
(DVD, 2006) and Rings
(DVD 2008), has sold throughout the world. The series is part of her continuing commitment to make the techniques of ancient artists accessible to modern metalsmiths.
Paperback: 104 pages
Publisher: Spiral Publications (November 19, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 x .4 inches
Shipping Weight: 7 ounces
available from www.victorialansford.com