EnCapture Artisan Concrete & Open Back Bezels

By on November 4, 2016
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by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com

Wire Jewelry Tool Tip for November 4th, 2016

EnCapture Artisan Concrete & Open Back Bezels

Are you ready to try something new? It’s called the EnCapture Artisan Concrete. We’ve had it on our site for a couple of years now, but it’s really a fun way to create new and interesting pieces of jewelry. Take a look at everything you can do with it!

EnCapture Artisan Concrete™

EnCapture Artisan Concrete™ is a unique, texture-rich medium that offers a wide range of new possibilities for designers of every skill level. Embed a variety of treasures such as stones, glass, and metal to create visual interest and contrast in your finished pieces.

EnCapture is very versatile. It can be dyed with pigments or painted or stained when dry. Mold it into a shape or put it in a closed or open-backed bezel. Experiment with adding carved or stamped texture. Sure to “Capture” the artist’s imagination within you, EnCapture Artisan Concrete™ will propel your creativity and bring you many satisfying hours of making unique, authentic jewelry.

EnCapture Artisan Concrete Starter Kit

Items included in the Kit:

  • EnCapture Concrete – Base Material
  • EnCapture Activator
  • Disposable Mixing Cups
  • Palette Knife
  • Wooden Mixing Sticks
  • Syringe for Measuring Activator
  • Dust Mask
  • Disposable Gloves
  • Brass Brush
  • Straight Carver
  • Double-ended Carver
  • Colored Powder Pigments
  • Measuring Spoon for Pigment

Here are a few items created using the EnCapture Kit:

Create your EnCapture masterpiece today with Pattern Wire, Cabochons, Beads, Findings or any amazing combination you can dream up!



Using EnCapture with Metalworking 101:

If you’d like to know more about how to use the EnCapture Artisan Concrete – why not take a look at our Metalworking 101 Beginner Series DVD 5: Discover Open Back Bezels.

Patti Bullard is a jewelry instructor, the inventor of Wubbers® pliers, and a lifelong artist. Patti has taught wire working and metal-smithing across the United States since 2004, and loves sharing her enthusiasm and techniques with others. Patti’s experience in many forms of jewelry creation has given her a unique insight into the best tools and creation methods, and she enjoys teaching others how to craft unique jewelry pieces. You’ll be amazed how easy Patti makes soldering!

DVD 5: Discover Open Back Bezels

Shape pattern wire into bezels, solder closed or connect with wire, and then use EnCapture Concrete to make a treasure-filled pendant

Use pattern wire and soldering techniques to create an open back bezel, which you can use to make earrings and pendants. Fill an open back bezel with EnCapture Concrete to embed your treasures, and discover hwo to add color to the background. Exploring Open Back Bezels will open your eyes to all the possibilities!

Online Streaming Video:

And now (drum roll please…) you can purchase and watch this video IMMEDIATELY with our new online streaming video option.

It’s so simple – here’s how to do it:

  • Log into your account – (if you don’t have an account with Wire Jewelry already – go ahead and set one up - It’s FREE!)
  • Purchase the Online Streaming video – complete the order in your cart.
  • Then go back into your account -and click on the link that says: My Videos.
  • From there – you will be able to see all streaming videos that you have purchased and all others available to purchase as well.
  • Click on the video you’d like to watch – and Voila!

From here, you can watch it over and over again – on any device available to you. It makes watching your educational DVDS so easy – and you can take it on the go!

Just remember… you have to be logged into your account in order to view your streaming video – So register today – It’s FREE!

CLICK HERE to purchase the Metalwork 101 Beginner Series DVD5 NOW and don’t forget to pick up your EnCapture Artisan Concrete to go along with it!

Happy Wrapping!

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