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Book: Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing by Tim McCreight
This book offers the beginning and intermediate metalsmith clear and insightful instruction from a master teacher. It is lavishly illustrated, both with demonstration photos taken in the authors studio and with photographs of completed jewelry from a wealth of talented artists and craftsmen. Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing examines the basic techniques of this ancient and accessible craft in the areas of fabricating, surface treatments, joining, finishing, stone setting, chain making, mechanisms, and casting. It is illustrated throughout with clear demonstration photos, Mr. McCreight's beautifully rendered drawings, and examples of exceptional contemporary jewelry. This relaxed yet thorough introduction to the skills of metalworking is a fully revised, expanded and updated edition of Tim McCreight's popular guide for novice metalworkers. As both a fresh presentation of fundamental techniques and a portfolio of the finest contemporary design, Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing is an instant classic in its own right.
Hardcover, 144 pages