More than 350 step-by-step illustrations and photographs guide jewelers through techniques including patination, granulation, fusing and more. Adding gold foil, developing patterns that contrast with by layering metals and inlays, creating exquisite etchings and engravings and more are covered. Illustrations demonstrate various combinations of the different finishes, while instructions bear practical safety tips. An inspiring gallery of work by professional jewelers, using the techniques taught in this easy-to-understand working resource.
-More than 350 color photos and illustrations clearly demonstrate the outcome of each technique
-A collection of 15 different techniques helps artists expand the skills of their craft
-Complete instruction, including necessary tools, makes this useful for experienced and novice artists...Continua