Complete Metalsmith: Professional Edition McCreight, Tim
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 with what is happening at the bench – joining, forming, coloring, etc. Through more than 1600 drawings and scores of commonsense tips, this book is as accessible as it is comprehensive.
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Creative work in the studio can benefit from an understanding of materials and processes, but too often the worlds of science and art are unable to share information. This book bridges the gap through clear language spoken by a metallurgist with several decades of teaching experience. Through hundreds of charts, tables, and graphs, the author explains the intricacies of work-hardening, …
This innovative volume offers 100 important terms used in art and design providing definitions, insights, and provocative commentary. Each entry includes etymology, pronunciation and cross-referencing suggestions. The vibrant design and compact size make this a practical addition to anyone’s toolbox or a useful reference for design classes.
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As both a jeweler and Fellow of the Gemmological Assoc. of Great Britain, Sally has written a quick reference guide that covers many of the jewelry making processes. It is designed to live on your bench, ready to answer any “should I do this” questions you may have when working …
This book is intended for beginners, hobbyists, craftspeople, jewelry artists and professional stonesetters. Fifteen setting projects are arranged in ascending complexity, starting with simple bezels and advancing through a variety of prong settings. This is followed by detailed information on preparing a graver including four bead-setting projects and two advanced channel setting projects. Like Revere’s companion book, Professional Jewelry Making, …