The Ultimate Jeweler's Guide
The Illustrated Reference of Techniques, Tools & MaterialsBook - 2010
The most complete, highly illustrated, and user-friendly reference to making handmade jewelry. Every practicing studio jeweler and aspiring hobbyist will want this! Straightforward and practical, and richly illustrated with color photographs, illustrations, graphs, templates, and charts, it puts every aspect of the jeweler's art right at their fingertips. Esteemed jeweler and teacher Joanna Gollberg has created a hardworking guide to basic metallurgy, materials, toolmaking, and setting up an efficient, ergonomic, and safe studio. Step-by-step technical demonstrations cover everything from shaping and joining metal to surface treatments, mechanisms, stone settings, and beading. Gollberg also shares numerous tips and tricks to make processes simpler, faster, safer, and more economical. With its attractive package and comprehensive contents, Ultimate Jeweler's Guide will become an indispensable and enduring classic.
Publisher: New York, NY : Lark Books, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 739.27 G582u 2010
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Jeweler's guide