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The Design and Creation of Jewelry,9780801970672

The Design and Creation of Jewelry

by
Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 11/1/1982
Publisher(s): Chilton Book Co

Summary

Provides readers with everything they need to know about making jewelry, from start to finish. As the standard reference, this volume serves craftspeople and professional jewelry designers, as well as students of the art.

Table of Contents

preface ix
acknowledgments xi
materials and tools
1(19)
metals and alloys
1(6)
enamels
7(1)
precious and semiprecious gems
7(1)
wood
7(5)
plastics
12(1)
additional materials
12(1)
jewelry findings
13(1)
tools and equipment for the workshop
14(3)
organization of the workshop
17(3)
basic techniques
20(51)
drawing and transferring a design to metal
20(1)
sawing and piercing
21(4)
filing, scraping, stoning, and burnishing
25(6)
finishing
31(1)
cutting techniques (bobbing)
31(2)
stamping
33(1)
soldering sterling silver and other nonferrous metals
34(19)
soldering gold and karat gold
53(1)
soldering copper, brass, and bronze
53(1)
additional soldering information
54(1)
soldering ferrous metals
55(1)
pickling and cleaning
55(3)
the application of findings
58(4)
coloring (oxidation)
62(4)
polishing by hand and machine
66(5)
supplementary metal techniques
71(54)
forming
71(5)
forging
76(3)
repousse and chasing
79(12)
annealing
91(1)
heat-hardening precious metals
92(1)
casting
92(28)
rubber molds
120(5)
decorative surface techniques
125(66)
engraving
126(3)
etching
129(4)
filigree
133(3)
inlaying
136(3)
married metals
139(3)
enameling
142(12)
combining metals with other materials
154(10)
gemstones and lapidary work
164(22)
glass in jewelry
186(1)
surface treatments
186(5)
traditional techniques
191(38)
several traditional japanese processes
191(5)
uchidashi (repousse)
196(1)
kebori (chiseling)
196(1)
ukibori (chasing)
196(2)
nunome zogan (cloth inlay/damascene)
198(4)
honozogan (true inlay)
202(3)
thin-gauge lamination
205(6)
niello
211(7)
granulation
218(11)
some contemporary techniques
229(20)
electroforming
229(8)
photoetching on metal
237(6)
reticulation
243(6)
possibilities in jewelry design
249(27)
pins and brooches
249(2)
pendants
251(1)
necklaces
252(4)
earrings
256(1)
bracelets
257(4)
rings
261(7)
cufflinks and studs
268(1)
buckles
269(2)
buttons
271(1)
tie bars and tie tacks
271(1)
photographing jewelry
272(4)
stimulants for the mind's eye
276(19)
some basic design principles
277(2)
abstraction: a definition
279(3)
the nonobjective: a definition
282(13)
appendix 295(10)
comparative weights
295(1)
measures of length
295(1)
fluid measures
295(1)
circumference
295(1)
weights
296(1)
mohs scale
296(1)
temperature conversions
296(1)
converting fractional and decimal inches to millimeters
297(1)
melting points and specific gravity of principal nonferrous metals
297(1)
ring sizes
297(1)
common and chemical names of compounds
298(4)
silver, gold, platinum, and palladium round wire
302(1)
decimal equivalents of drill sizes
303(1)
surface speeds of wheels
304(1)
supply sources for tools and materials 305(3)
precious metals
305(1)
copper, brass, and bronze
305(1)
findings
305(1)
tools
305(1)
chemical supplies
305(1)
casting equipment and supplies
306(1)
electroplating and electroforming supplies
306(1)
lapidary equipment
307(1)
gems
307(1)
enamels
307(1)
domestic and exotic hardwoods
307(1)
plastics
307(1)
general tools
307(1)
bibliography 308(4)
jewelry techniques (english language)
308(1)
jewelry techniques (foreign language)
308(1)
historic technique references
308(1)
history of jewelry and related forms
309(1)
lapidary information
310(1)
enameling techniques and history
310(1)
engraving techniques
310(1)
plastics techniques
310(1)
books of interest in the abstraction of natural forms
310(1)
periodicals
311(1)
index 312

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