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Description - The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques by Anastasia Young

This comprehensive and ambitious workshop reference for jewelers brings together a vast range of skills, techniques, and technical data into one volume. Offering detailed explanations and step-by-step photography to demonstrate procedures, this handbook includes a complete reference section featuring tool shapes, an index of gems, a glossary, standard sizes and measurements, conversion tables, and an extensive list of resources. Additionally, the manual offers a directory of tools and materials--including a key to identifying tools for a "beginner's kit"--a historical introduction to jewelry, and suggestions for photographing and promoting completed pieces. Remarkable cutting-edge pieces by jewelry makers and designers from around the world are used to illustrate the various processes involved in creating exceptional jewelry. Covering everything from traditional metalsmithing skills and using alternative materials, such as plastics and resin, to discussing issues involved with outsourcing work to specialist external suppliers, this is an indispensable and essential resource for both students and professionals.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781596681699
ISBN-10: 1596681691
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Interweave Press Inc
Publisher: Interweave Press Inc
Publish Date: 9-Feb-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Anastasia Young

Anastasia Young is a practicing designer, jewelry, and artist whose work has been exhibited around the world. She is the author of Jewelry Techniques: The Essential Guide to Choosing and Using Materials, Stones, and Settings. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design in London, where she now teaches.

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