Professional Jewelry Making: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Jewelry Techniques [Hardcover] Alan Revere; Tim McCreight; George McLean and emiko oye
When master goldsmith Alan Revere published Professional Goldsmithing in 1991, he brought traditional European trade education to the US for the first time, adapting it for an American audience. The book was a best seller and quickly became a standard text in the field. To mark the 20th anniversary of this groundbreaking work, Revere and Brynmorgen Press offer a revised and expanded edition that includes new projects, scores of new photos, and a handsome new layout. What hasn’t changed is the precise instruction that makes this edition a fitting testament to its predecessor.
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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.
Knives You Can Make has the specific goal of introducing metalsmiths, novices and hobbyists to the pleasures of making a knife. Most of us use knives several times a day, but few people know the satisfaction of making a knife for themselves, from scratch, with only a few tools. In this engaging book, respected author Tim McCreight shares the …
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 …
John Cogswell is a highly respected craftsman and much loved teacher. In this landmark book he shares more than three decades of professional experience in the jewelry field. Most stonesetting literature focuses on conventional bezels or trade practices for setting faceted stones in commercial mountings. Creative Stonesetting addresses the exciting and under-explored realms of unique settings made at the bench …