Chasing and Repousse: Methods Ancient and Modern [Hardcover] Nancy Megan Corwin; Tim McCreight and Doug Yaple
Virtually every culture with a history of metalsmithing has demonstrated accomplished work in the complementary techniques of chasing and repoussé. From delicate Hellenic earrings to works as massive as the Statue of Liberty, the use of hammers and punches to form and ornament metal remains as vibrant today as it has been throughout its 5,000 year history.
This lavishly illustrated book provides first-time artists with enough information to get started, but also offers advanced workers insights into design and process. Almost 500 photos and drawings guarantee not only clear instruction but bounteous inspiration.
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Professional Jewelry Making: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Jewelry Techniques [Hardcover] Alan Revere; Tim McCreight; George McLean and emiko oye
When master goldsmith Alan Revere published Professional Goldsmithing in 1991, he brought traditional European trade education to the US for the first time, adapting it for an American audience. The book was a best seller and quickly became a standard text in the field. To mark the 20th anniversary of this groundbreaking work, Revere and Brynmorgen Press offer a revised …
Theory and Practice of Goldsmithing [Hardcover] Brepohl, Erhard; McCreight, Tim and Lewton-Brain, Charles
The English translation of the original German text, for many years the standard reference used by European jewelers. – both a historical text and an important practical reference – and is now available for the first time to English-speaking craftspeople. It is a comprehensive collection of information about materials, tools and techniques of metalsmithing with unique emphasis on the science …
In Professional Ring Repair Alan Revere documents the repair and restoration of 15 finger rings to demonstrate skills used everyday by jewelry repair technicians around the world. With experience gained from his decades of teaching and thousands of students, Revere presents essential material in a logical graduated program. Excellent photos and illustrations augment the clear instructions that bring these practical …
With almost 1000 drawings, this comprehensive book leads students systematically through the development of forms rendered in perspective, starting with simple boxes and working up to curvilinear jewelry objects. Beyond teaching the ability to render forms clearly for clients, this instruction will hone the ability to think three dimensionally. This book was originally written in French and published in Quebec …