Classical Loop-in-Loop Chains [Hardcover] Jean Reist Stark; Josephine Reist Smith and Jean Stark
Brynmorgen Press is pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this important book by releasing it in a new and updated edition. This revised edition replaces the previous book (blue cover) that is no longer available.
Fans of Jean Stark will be pleased to know that every word and every drawing from the 1999 book has been retained. For this modern edition each of the 350 illustrations has been rendered in color and the layout of the text has been redesigned to bring clarity to the step-by-step instructions.
As a further benefit, this edition contains color photographs of many finished pieces by the author, most never before seen in print. With all this, it is hard to believe that the price is still what it was two decades ago.
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Widely recognized as one of the most frequently referred to texts in the field, this third edition of McCreight’s classic work sets the standard. With extensive coverage of materials, techniques, tools, best-practices and technical information, this book is a complete and useful resource for metalsmiths at all levels and is a common sight on benches around the world. Chapters deal …
Setting Repair is the second installment in Revere’s landmark Professional Jewelry Repair Series. Just as Ring Repair was the first to cover the myriad ways to size and replace ring shanks, this book is the first to illustrate and explain the repair of settings for gemstones in jewelry. Seventeen step-by-step chapters include repairs in sterling silver, karat …
Brynmorgen Press is pleased to announce the publication of an Italian book now available for the first time in an English language edition. Through historical photos, electron microscopy, and experiments inspired by archeological research, the authors examine the methods and results of classical goldsmiths through history as they created works that continue to mesmerize us today.
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 …