Welcome to my studio

Welcome to my studio

My name is Laura Jane Bouton and I am the owner and creator of LjBjewelry. I am a self taught metalsmith and have been creating jewelry for about 14 years. Here you will find a collection of tutorials and blog post of various metalsmithing techniques I have learned over the years. If you have any questions feel free to contact me HERE

Are you just starting out in the world of jewelry making? I have put together a list of tools that you would need and a few tools I can't live without. Free download below.

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CREATING DIMENSIONS

Adding dimension to my jewelry creations is one of my favorite things about jewelry making. I love making hollow forms. I have a few tutorials and blog post where I demonstrate how I create hollow forms for jewelry.

CREATING DIMENSIONS WITHOUT A PRESS

CREATING DIMENSIONS WITHOUT A PRESS

A press has been on my wish list for a very long time. They can be very pricey so I have found other ways to create dimension. Check out this video where I demonstrate ways to create dimension without breaking the bank.

VIDEO
SECRETS TO SOLDERING HOLLOW FORMS

SECRETS TO SOLDERING HOLLOW FORMS

Have you ever used wire solder to solder a hollow form? Watch the video and see how the solder flows!

VIDEO
SHOP ALL TUTORIALS

SHOP ALL TUTORIALS

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TEXTURE

I have always loved adding texture to my jewelry designs. It is a great way to add contrast or a focal point to any design. Check out the texturing tutorials and discover different ways to add texture to your creations.

Texturing Video

Texturing Video

In this video I demonstrate different ways to create unique texture for your jewelry designs.

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Testimonials

Wonderful. Very clair and didactic. An inspiration. Thanks

Paula G.
France

Wonderful video with clear, concise explanations, good visuals and lots of ideas to explore. Well worth the purchase.

Joanne F.
United States

Another wonderful tutorial by Laura! She is such a talented teacher and
her class is so creative! I highly recommend it for those looking for
unusual stylish textures!

Anna B.
United States

My Favorite Tutorials

Are you ever on Cape Cod?

Are you ever on Cape Cod?

I teach both beginner and intermediate metalsmithing Classes in person at the Cotuit Center For the Arts here on Cape Cod. We offer one day workshops, 4 week and 6 week programs. Hope to see you in class!!

upcoming classes
Have Tutorial questions?

Have Tutorial questions?

You can find my Polices and FAQ below.

POLICES / FAQ