How to use etching mordants | Jewelry Photo Etching Tutorial with Max Goodman

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About Jewelry Workshop: Bead, Wrap, Chain & Etch:
Create your own timeless pieces with Jewelry Workshop, the perfect course for beaders who want to expand their skills to make lasting, professional quality pieces. Artist Max Goodman will patiently lead you through four fundamental techniques you can use to create a variety of unique accessories.

Max will show you how to string pearls, stones and beads in Pearl Knotting, as well as teach you about rhythm and flow in jewelry design. Watch Wire Wrapping for an up-close demonstration on how to link various elements using silver wire, then get into Chain Making - a seemingly intricate process that turns simple metal jump rings into exquisite strands. Finally, Max shares her tips and tricks for Photo Etching, an exciting technique used to transfer images to metal.

All of the projects in this course are designed for jewelers with a home studio, and include detailed information on tools and materials. Max's expert advice and encouragement will set you on the path to creating your own elegant jewelry.

Ready for your projects to shine? Sign up for Jewelry Workshop today!

About Max Goodman:
A Philadelphia native, Max Goodman earned her BFA in jewelry and painting from the Tyler School of Art. She spent two years as a horse trainer in Italy before settling in Brooklyn, N.Y. There she created the jewelry program at 3rd Ward, a community artist studio where Max both teaches and makes her own work.

Max founded Uproar Art, a nonprofit art program in Brooklyn that offers extracurricular art classes to kids and teens. When she has the time, she still enjoys riding horses in the New York area.

Check out Max's own work at, and find out more about Uproar Art at