Designing and Making Jewellery

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This is an essential handbook for anyone interested in jewelry making and design, whether their aim is to be a professional studio jeweler or to enjoy jewelry making as a hobby. Abundantly illustrated with color photos, this handsome volume includes an introduction to the range of tools and materials available; a section on design to help readers develop their own ideas; and photos of the work of more than 30 leading jewelry makers, providing inspiration as well as examples of materials and techniques. The book also offers four step-by-step projects that show readers how to make a silver band ring, a set of hairpins in acrylic and feathers, a pair of knotted wire earrings, and an oxidized silver brooch.


A beautifully illustrated guide to jewelry making, including an introduction to tools, materials, techniques, and design; four step-by-step projects; a section showcasing the work of more than 30 leading jewelry makers; and 160 color photos.