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 and calculations behind familiar studio practice. Translated by Charles Lewton-Brain and edited by Tim McCreight
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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, …
This edition is perfect for hobbyists, students, and others who are just getting started in metalworking. It explains materials, techniques and tools and everything else a beginner needs to know without getting bogged down in technical details. Full color, durable, and 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 …
With almost 1000 drawings, this comprehensive book leads students systematically through the development of forms rendered in perspective, starting with simple boxes and working up to curvilinear jewelry objects. Beyond teaching the ability to render forms clearly for clients, this instruction will hone the ability to think three dimensionally. This book was originally written in French and published in Quebec …