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.
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The title of this book is Metalsmithing for Jewelry Makers
and it was written by Jinks McGrath
. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is November 1, 2013 and it has a suggested retail price of $35.00. It was published by Barron's Educational Series Inc. and has a total of 320 pages in the book. The 10 digit ISBN is 0764165844 and the 13 digit ISBN is 9780764165849. To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here