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Jewelry Concepts and Technology
by Oppi Untracht
 

From the Publisher
The definitive reference for jewelry makers of all levels of ability -- a complete, profusely illustrated guide to design, materials, and techniques, as well as a fascinating exploration of jewelry-making throughout history.

Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars Based on 15 reviews.

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Theory and Practice of Goldsmithing

by Erhard Brepohl, Charles Lewton-Brain

 

From Book News, Inc.
Since its initial appearance in 1961, Theorie und Praxis des Goldschmieds has become a standard for training goldsmiths and professional workshop practice, and is here translated from the 1994 edition. It discusses materials, basic techniques and tools, and such specific techniques as joining and plating. It also covers silversmithing.Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR

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The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated Handbook
by Tim McCreight
 

Book Description
Best techniques of working with gold, platinum, copper, brass, steel, plaster and more. "Surprisingly comprehensive."--N.Y. Times. "A gem of a handbook."--Whole Earth Catalog. "No metalsmith or jewelry maker is 'complete' without this easy-to-use resource."--Lapidary Journal. 208 pages, 2500 b/w illus., 7 3/8 x 9 1/8.

Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars Based on 8 reviews.

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Practical Casting
by Tim McCreight
 

Book Description
A user-friendly instructional book on small-scale casting, of particular interest to jewelers and modelmakers. The clear text and heavy use of drawings makes the information immediately accessible. The bias toward simple inexpensive techniques makes the procedures described appropriate for both professionals and amateurs.


Publisher Comment
This book, now in its 5th printing, has proven itself a valuable resource for jewelers, modelmakers and sculptors. Its page-at-a-glance format and convenient spiral binding have earned it high praise as a practical studio tool.

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars Based on 3 reviews.

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The Encyclopedia of Jewelry-Making Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques
by Jinks McGrath
 

With easy understand and step-by-step instruction, this is a great book for a beginner in jewelry design. In this book, it shows most of useful tools and methods in jewelry making with clear images.

Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars Based on 7 reviews.

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