The Artisan's ReferenceBook - 2000
A practical guide for jewelers of every skill level. 500+ photographs feature innovative, contemporary pieces. 400+ diagrams reveal their form, structure and processes. In this stunning guide, instruction meets inspiration to create the perfect reference for aspiring and established jewelry artisans. Divided into two sections, the first part covers the various materials and techniques that comprise contemporary jewelry design, including: processes, stones, metals, settings, links, joints, fittings, finishes and enameling. The second part features a directory of shape and form categorized by pieces, such as earrings, bracelets, cufflinks, rings, necklaces, pins, etc. Diagrams describe the methods and designs employed, so artists can learn to apply these principles to their own works.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2000
Branch Call Number: 739.27 O52je
Characteristics: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm