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Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers: Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Inspirational Results

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Thanks to the popularity of workshops and classes, metal jewelry making is no longer the exclusive realm of professional jewelry designers. Now, with a little patience and the right instruction, anyone can learn to create beautiful metal jewelry with metalsmithing techniques.

Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers is the ultimate reference for anyone interested in creating metal jewelry. Using clear, step-by-step instructions, interviews from experts in the craft, and hundreds of photos showcasing contemporary work, the author provides one of the most comprehensive volumes on metal jewelry making available. Home crafters, students, serious amateurs, and professional jewelry designers alike will find:

  • Essential information on the tools and materials needed for success
  • Detailed properties for a large variety of metals--from aluminum and tin to gold and platinum
  • An extensive range of metalwork techniques suitable for beginners, amateurs, and specialists
  • Step-by-step tutorials and comprehensive sidebars detailing each process for a variety of metals

    This authoritative textbook is certain to become the go-to guide for those new to creating jewelry as well as those looking to make the move from amateur to professional jeweler. Includes a stunning array of 700 instructional and inspirational photos.

  • About the Author

    Jinks McGrath is a U.K.-based designer and jewelry maker. Her work has been inspired by a number of visits to India, Thailand, and Africa where she worked alongside local masters.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764165849
    Author:
    Mcgrath, Jinks
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    McGrath, Jinks
    Subject:
    Metal Work
    Subject:
    Crafts
    Subject:
    metalsmithing
    Subject:
    Jewelry making
    Subject:
    Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
    Publication Date:
    20131131
    Binding:
    HARDCOVER
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    320
    Dimensions:
    10.25 x 9 in

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