Jewelry Making Techniques Book

Jewelry Making Techniques Book

Over 50 Techniques for Creating Eyecatching Contemporary and Traditional Designs

Book - 2005
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Jewelry making is a captivating subject that allows even beginners to make objects of real beauty and lasting value. This guide blends more than 50 simple techniques with more sophisticated methods to enable readers to build on their skills at home or in a small workshop. Starting with pieces that focus on the basics, the projects progress into more complex, eye-catching designs. Detailed illustrations show how to master potentially challenging methods, including mitering and stone setting. Large color photos of finished pieces using an array of gorgeous metals and stones provide additional inspiration while showing the practical application of each technique. In-depth sections cover: - Tools, equipment, materials and chemicals - Weighing, measuring and cutting various metals and stones - Cutting, forming, soldering, casting and stone-setting - Decoration and assembly - Finishes and surface decoration - Fittings and findings Elizabeth Olver has a Masters degree in jewelry making and design and teaches at the college level. Her work is sold in many stores and galleries, including Harrod's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Olver is also the author of Jewelry Design: the Artisan's Reference.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2005
ISBN: 9781581802108
1581802102
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Jewelry making

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