The Complete Book of Jewelry Making

The Complete Book of Jewelry Making

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This amazingly comprehensive guide to the jewelera€™s art is a goldmine of informationa€”big, beautiful, and with hundreds of color photos. Ita€™s simply the handsomest, most complete sourcebook available, with its enlightening discussion of basic metallurgy (alloying, smelting, annealing, and pickling), and professional-quality techniques for cutting, piercing, soldering, and making closures and rings. Learn the tricks of the trade for enhancing surfaces; etching, combining metals, creating textures, adding color; engraving; enameling; and gem setting. Seven magnificently presented projects include a silver repoussAc pendant, an articulated gold bracelet with clasp, a multiple loop-in-loop chain, and a square hollow-construction ring to die for.An illustrated introduction to the art of making jewelry, providing a review of metallurgy, describing basic and advanced techniques, examining various surfaces, and including step-by-step instructions for several projects.

Title:The Complete Book of Jewelry Making
Author:Carles Codina
Publisher:Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2006


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