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Theory & Practice of Goldsmithingby Erhard Brepohl
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This well-known comprehensive standard reference textbook is now available for jewelers and metalsmiths. In a conversational tone, the author defines, describes and demonstrates topics such as metals, chemicals, handworking skills, silversmithing, machine tools, joining techniques, electroplating, settings and much more with over 550 photos and 100 charts.
Book News Annotation:
Since its initial appearance in 1961, Theorie und Praxis des Goldschmieds has become a standard for training goldsmiths and professional workshop practice, and is here translated from the 1994 edition. It discusses materials, basic techniques and tools, and such specific techniques as joining and plating. It also covers silversmithing. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 517) and index.
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