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The Technique of Jewellery By Rod Edwards

The Technique of Jewellery by Rod Edwards

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Summary

A guide to the making of jewellery - the tools, materials and techniques - leading the beginner through every stage. Included also are illustrations of work in precious metals from antiquity to the modern time, which may provide a source of inspiration for the development of creativity and design.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 The workroom, tools and workroom practice: the workroom; tools used in jewellery making; workroom practice. Part 2 Metals: hallmarking and assaying; gold, silver, platinium and solder alloys; testing the quality of precious metals. Part 3 Basic techniques: chain making; twisted wires; chenier; findings and fittings; a box snap; hinges; rings; types of setting. Part 4 Gemstones: rocks, minerals and crystals; principal gemstones of the world; organic gems; synthetic and other stones; cuts of gemstones; identification of gemstones. Part 5 Forming and decorating: casting; enamelling; niello. Part 6 Specialized techniques: electroplating; electroforming; repousse and chasing; granulation; metal techniques. Part 7 Improvized tools and techniques.

Additional information

GOR003484568
9780713401981
0713401982
The Technique of Jewellery by Rod Edwards
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pavilion Books
1987-09-24
240
N/A
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