Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers Hardback
Comprehensive and sophisticated in its approach, Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers is the ultimate reference for jewelry makers of all levels.
Exploring a wide range of both precious and non precious metals, traditional methods are examined alongside contemporary styles and adaptations to offer a unique and inspirational insight into the art and craft of jewelry making for todays artisan. Freshly commissioned, full-colour photographs accompany detailed step-by-step tutorials, while comprehensive sidebars detail the relevant considerations for applying each technique to a variety of different metals, with cross-references where applicable.
The book is peppered throughout with profiles of contemporary practitioners, providing readers with an understanding of a wide range of different working methods, materials and developing techniques.
It also features a variety of inspirational galleries that showcase eye-catching examples of contemporary work, highlighting the stunning effects that can be achieved with each technique.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages, 700 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/10/2013
- Category: Jewellery & beadcraft
- ISBN: 9780500516546