Category: Jewelry Making

Forming a Niche

Electroforming frees designers from weighty constraints and offers a myriad of creative possibilities. But marketing the final product takes attention to detail and an informed customer Electroforming: is it a technological marvel or a jewelry flash-in-the-pan?

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Electroforming on Beads

In this article, I hope to present a very simple description of electroforming. In his book, Jewelry: Concepts and Technology (New York, NY: 1982, Doubleday), Oppi Untract defines electroforming as the “process of synthesizing a metal object by controlling the electrodeposition of metal passing through an electrolytic solution onto a metal or metalized form.” Very…

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