Description: In this book, Yvonne Kulagowski considers issues of design and aesthetics and offers practical information about choosing metals and materials, techniques, and using different tools and equipment. She covers a wide range of topics, including styles and materials as they relate to wearability and high fashion. She also discusses the exciting world of fashion shows and catwalk collections and earrings made exclusively for theatre productions and exhibitions.
Always mount hand files into handles. Handles offer far more control and safety than just holding onto the un-mounted tang of a file. Needle files have a smooth round tang that doubles as a handle. However, they can be awkward to hold for more than brief periods. It is helpful to fit the file into a larger and more comfortable handle.