The View from Here [Paperback] Stuart Kestenbaum
The View from Here is a unique book by one of Maine’s favorite poet-arts administrators, Stuart Kestenbaum, Former director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and current director of Monsen Arts Gallery. Collected here for the first time are more than three dozen observations made over the years in the Haystack newsletter, Gateway. Also included are the texts from three keynote speeches Mr. Kestenbaum has presented.
“Stuart Kestenbaum’s quiet observations offer an almost tangible knowledge… a quality of lightness, invention, and luminous intuition that give his voice its singular resonance.” - Akiko Busch, author and critic
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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 …
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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.
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 …