The Jeweler's Studio Handbook : Traditional And Contemporary Techniques For Working With Metal And Mixed - Media Materials

رقم التسجيلة 6444
نوع المادة book
ردمك 9781592534852
رقم الطلب


شخص Brandon, Holschuh

العنوان The Jeweler's Studio Handbook : Traditional And Contemporary Techniques For Working With Metal And Mixed - Media Materials
بيانات النشر Beverly, Mass: Quarry Books, 2009.
الوصف المادي 176 P
المحتويات / النص

Machine derived contents note: Contents - ]Foreword - Introduction - Part I: Outfitting the Jeweler?s Studio - Chapter 1: Planning the Studio Layout - Space Considerations - Choosing a Location - Planning the Work Area - Environmental and Safety Concerns - Chapter 2: The Tools - Furnishing Your Studio - Workbenches - Hand Tools - ]Forming Tools - Basic Studio Equipment - Soldering Equipment - Advanced Equipment - Optional Equipment - Chapter 3: Metal and Other Materials - Properties of Metal - Working with Metal - Soldering Process - Metal Techniques - Working with Other Materials - Properties of Stones, Man-made, and Other Materials - Chapter 4: Mechanics, Contraptions, and Surface Treatments - Cold Connections - Settings - Contraptions - Enclosures - Surface Treatments: Patinas, Textures, and Finishes - Part II: In the Jeweler?s Studio: the Projects - Simple Band Ring - Simple Chased Bangle - Concave and Convex Cufflinks - Riveted Bead Ring - Chain Making - Chunky Bead Ring - Bezel-Set Pendant - Cage Necklace - Open-Band Copper Bracelet - Chunky Stone Ring - Glass Brooch - No-Solder Bracelet - Wisdom Earrings - Wire-Worked Earrings - Gallery - ]Appendix: Beyond the Jewelry Studio - The Fundamentals of Jewelry Design - Creating Your Own Designs - Pursuing a Career in Jewelry Making - Glossary - Resources - Credits - Acknowledgments - About the Author.


Master the art and craft of metal jewelry making in your own home studio! Great jewelry is original, well-designed, and -- with the right tools -- can be created at home by the aspiring artist. The Jeweler's Studio Handbook guides you through the process of equipping your own jewelry studio and teaches you the techniques that will have you crafting one-of-a-kind metal jewelry in no time. Artist Brandon Holschuh walks you through planning your work space, selecting tools and materials, mastering basic metalwork techniques, and applying your new skills to twenty original pieces. In addition, The Jeweler's Studio Handbook encourages novel design, good organization and fearless experimentation, ensuring it will remain an invaluable resource for jewelry artists for years to come. Invites you into the world of the home jewelry artist, from workbench to gallery. Teaches fundamental jewelry-making techniques -- hammering, soldering, riveting, and more -- in full-color photographs Illustrates the steps for crafting twenty beautiful pieces of metalwork jewelry, including rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants. Features gallery-quality jewelry from dozens of contributing artists.