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The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques

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Published: 22.06.2010
The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques.
Edited by:
Thames & Hudson
Edited at:
London
Technical data:
320 pages, hardback , over 850 colour illustrations, text in English, 25.5 x 21.5 cm
ISBN / ISSN:
9780500515143
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(...) The Workbench Guide Brings together a vast range of skills, techniques and technical data in one volume, to provide an essential look-up resource for both students and professionals. (...)
The Workbench Guide Brings together a vast range of skills, techniques and technical data in one volume, to provide an essential look-up resource for both students and professionals.

• Jewelry-making materials from precious metals and gemstones to ‘smart’ plastics, vintage textiles and found objects
• Clear instructions and step-by-step photography 

• Examples of cutting-edge jewelry pieces made by designers from around the world 

• Practical aspects of making a business out of making jewelry
• Approaches to the creative process of jewelry design, from initial sketch to prototype. 

• Workshop safety and procedures for outsourcing work to specialist external suppliers

• Exhaustive directory of tools – from simple hand tools to advanced machinery
• What to buy for a ‘beginner’s kit’.

Engraving / Chasing and repoussé / Fusing / Riveting / Enamelling / Drilling / Piercing / Cutting / Filing Annealing / Fold forming / Bending metal / Soldering / Pickling / Wire work / Hammering / Mounting and setting stones / Polishing / Stamping / Doming and swaging / Forging / Anticlastic raising / Hydraulic press forming / Wax carving and modelling / Casting metal / Casting resin / Casting plaster / Precious metal clay / Carving metal / Carving natural materials / Bending acrylic / Stringing beads / Chain Hinges / Findings / Catches / Etching / Rolling mill textures / Tooling leather / Hammer textures Reticulation / Granulation / Patination / Anodizing / Plating / Laminating / Gold leaf / Inlay / Mokume gane / Bezel or tube settings / Collet settings / Claw settings / Flush settings / Pavé and grain settings Channel settings / Illusion settings / Spectacle settings / Fancy settings / Gemstones / Metallic powders Stone shapes / Forming / Outwork / Inspiration / Drawing / Design / Photographing jewelry / CAD/CAM.
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