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Students, hobbyists, and others just getting started in metalworking have turned to this informative, easy-access reference time and time again. Without getting bogged down in confusing details, it teaches them what they need to know about the most effective techniques for working with gold, platinum, copper, brass, steel, plaster, and more. In fact, it covers most of the same subjects as the professional version, only in a simpler fashion: metals, tools, surfaces, shaping, joining, casting, stones, and mechanisms. And, like the larger edition, it has a spiral spine and attractive color images throughout. Newcomers to the field will especially appreciate the safety tips and the many charts covering melting points, conversion, factors, and other fundamental knowledge.
This text covers subjects ranging from metals, tools and surface textures (such as enamelling, patinas, etc.) to shaping, joining, casting, stones and stonesetting, and mechanisms such as findings and hinges. It is filled with step-by-step sequences, line diagrams and drawings, safety notes and handy tips.
Introduces metalworking techniques such as how to create hinges and catches
Clear diagrams and descriptions of the basic equipment and procedures used in metalworking in general, as well as specific projects such as candlesticks and bowls
Easy-to-follow instructions and carefully executed illustrations make it possible for anyone to learn the basics of an age-old art form and fashion beautiful, lasting objects. Author discusses tools and techniques, use of gems and enamels, wire inlay, casting, and other topics. 72 line illustrations and diagrams.
Jeweler's Resource is written as a unique & practical tool for the bench jeweler. It also serves as the most complete counter reference available to the retail jeweler. It has become a standard reference in the jewelry industry. This revised & expanded edition includes new sections on diamond grading standards, enhanced ring size information, additional metal weight charts & formulae & an expanded 550 entry glossary. The easy-to-follow text & illustrations allow for the explanation of many aspects of gems & jewelry. The author has included extensive listings of gems & gem properties, complete lists of birthstones & birthstone alternatives, diagrams of more than 40 gems cutting styles, metaphysical properties of gems, the composition & standards of all common jewelry metals & solders & numerous formulas & chemical preparations. Additional features are a complete listing of international ring sizes, mathematical formulas for jewelers, comprehensive measurement conversion tables & FTC standards for diamond, gold & silver marketing. This award winning author's 33 years as a jewelry maker & 25 years as a jewelry educator have combined to make the text both comprehensive & understandable. Contact: Jewelers Press, PO Box 103, Eastlake, CO 80614. Fax or Phone (303) 452-7764
Includes all the fundamentals readers need to know to enjoy the craft and create successful projects. Clear, well-illustrated instructions guide readers through each step of beading for jewelry and home crafts, including choosing a design and beads, selecting clasps and other findings, stringing on different materials, weaving off and on a loom, working with wire, and finishing any project. - Expert advice on mastering stringing and weaving techniques, plus specialty techniques such as beading flowers, beaded embroidery, and various beaded embellishments. - Choose the best color, size, and shape of beads and the right connectors, fasteners, and clasps for any project - Tons of crisp, instructional black-and-white photos and line drawings

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