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For many years, metalsmiths in the West have admired the rich and subtle patinas that characterize Japanese metalwork. Until now, information on the methods of obtaining these surfaces was difficult to find, even for people working in Japan. In this handsome new book, the author desribes traditional recipes and methods in detail.

Contents

Introduction
Observations on Japanese Aesthetics
  1. The Patina Studio
  2. Preparation
  3. Foundation Patinas
  4. Layered Patinas
  5. Special Patinas
  6. Patinas on Iron and Steel
  7. Introduction to Alloys
Appendix

Alloy/Patina Samples
Recipe Summary
Aloy Summary
Glossary of Terms
Experiment in a Natural Draft Kiln
Suppliers
Bibliography
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781929565115
Publisher:
Brynmorgen Press
Copyright:
Binding:
Spiral
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
105

Related Subjects

Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Jewelry » Technique
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Metal » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Metal » Technique
Science and Mathematics » Materials Science » Coatings and Corrosion Control

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