Karen Christians

Karen Christians is the co-founder of Metalwerx, Inc. In 2007 she began a new business called Cleverwerx. Cleverwerx sells jewelry tools for based on her book, "Making the Most of Your Flex-Shaft" and titanium ErgoLast tm soldering tools of her own design. She teaches nationally, is published in various periodicals and lectures at trade shows. Karen teaches privately at Maynard Artspace, Maynard, MA.

Making the Most of Your Flex-shaftMaking the Most of Your Flex-shaft is the one resource you will need to ensure you gain maximum advantage from your flex-shaft system. Learn how to select the right system, how to choose and use the latest accessories and attachments, and how to properly maintain your system for extended life. See why so many jewelers are reading this book and discovering what they did not know about their flex-shaft systems!

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