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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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 …
The ultimate reference on foldforming from the artist who invented this groundbreaking approach to working with metal. By taking advantage of the inherent qualities of the material, foldforming develops organic forms in metal with minimum effort. Hundreds of sequential photographs demonstrate techniques to make a wide range of forms. Foldforming lends itself to all branches and levels of metalsmithing, from …
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 …
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.