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Joyeria

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ISBN-10: 1579903045

ISBN-13: 9781579903046

Edition: 2007

Authors: Carles Codina

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Description:

This amazingly comprehensive guide to the jeweler's art is a goldmine of information--big, beautiful, and with hundreds of color photos. It's simply the handsomest, most complete sourcebook available, with its enlightening discussion of basic metallurgy (alloying, smelting, annealing, and pickling), and professional-quality techniques for cutting, piercing, soldering, and making closures and rings. Learn the tricks of the trade for enhancing surfaces; etching, combining metals, creating textures, adding color; engraving; enameling; and gem setting. Seven magnificently presented projects include a silver repousse pendant, an articulated gold bracelet with clasp, a multiple loop-in-loop…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lark Books
Publication date: 8/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 9.25" wide x 12.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Introduction
Origins of Human Ornamentation
Contemporary Jewelry
Metallurgy
The Properties of Metals
Alloys
Melting
Annealing and Pickling
The Care and Recovery of Metal
Basic Techniques
Preparing Basic Shapes
Filing and Sanding
Piercing
Soldering
Other Types of Joins
Making Domes and Cylinders
Forging
Hinges and Hinge Structures
Closures
Jump Rings
Surfaces
Acid Etching
Combining Metals
Granulation
Creating Textures
Metal Finishes
Patination
Related Techniques
Chasing and Repousse
Urushi (Japanese Lacquer)
Enameling
Stone Setting
Wax Model Carving and Lost Wax Casting
Step By Step
Repousse Pendant
Brooch
Articulated Bracelet with Clasp
Gold Pendant with Chain
Multiple Loop-in-Loop Chain
Hollow-Construction Ring
Crocheted Chain
Glossary
Index
Bibliography and Acknowledgments