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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Ever experienced that heart-stopping moment when you’ve accidently damaged a gemstone…
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …