In our summer issue, we explore techniques for the experienced jewelry maker delivered straight from the minds of some of our most talented artists. Gaze at Susan Ray’s mixed-media assemblage pendant necklace filled with sari ribbons in shades of scarlet, navy, and goldenrod. Marlene Quigley shares how she expresses herself through enameling small pieces of copper. Discover her step-by-step technique for perfectly enameled teardrop earrings. Vintage glamour comes full force in an heirloom-quality necklace with a touch of rustic charm. Gemstone lovers won’t want to miss Sabrinah Chappell’s intricate bib necklace that combines ornamental orange beads with expert wirework. Shells and sea things inspired Staci Louise Smith’s sea pod earrings made from polymer clay and two different shaping techniques.