Introduction to Precious Metals [Hardcover] Mark Grimwade; Tim McCreight and Michael Deles
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, annealing, and alloying. This is a serious book for people who understand the value of technical information.
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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 …
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 …
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 …