The Jeweler's Directory of Decorative FinishesBook - 2005
An indispensable reference for jewelers, designers, students, and anyone working with base and precious metals, this is a complete guide to the tools, materials, and techniques for creating beautifully decorative finishes for jewelry Clear step-by-step photographs and instructions for key surface and decorative techniques enable you to achieve a wide range of spectacular effects Discover how to apply gold foil, produce elaborate etchings and engravings, and create contrasting patterns with layered metals and inlays Illustrated samples demonstrate all the possible variations, with practical advice on how to achieve each finish. Includes essential safety information Inspirational showcases of work by professional jewelers demonstrate how the different methods can be used to create stunning finished pieces Book jacket.
Publisher: Iola, WI : KP Books, 2005.
Branch Call Number: 739.2702 MCGRATH
Characteristics: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.