Metal Jewelry Techniques explains the fundamentals of metallurgy and
basic formulas that every jeweler should know and master. It also
shows, in great detail, the essential procedures involved in basic
jewelry making, from soldering and sanding to making clasps. The accurate
and up-to-date content is accompanied by a large number of photos
and drawings that help to facilitate all of the processes shown, including
stamping, polishing, casting, and beveling. With practice, the aspiring
master jeweler can apply these techniques to virtually any project.
Featured in the last section of the book are step-by-step instructions
for making a number of pieces of jewelry using the constructive methods
explained throughout the book. Choose one or create your own!