The Complete Book of Jewelry Making A Full-Color Introduction to the Jeweler's Art, by Codina, Carles
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- ISBN: 9781579903046 | 1579903045
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/28/2006
Work with glittering gold and sparkling silver to make the kind of exquisite, contemporary jewelry you dream of owning. In this complete sourcebook you'll find the key techniques that will open up endless creative possibilities for you. Learn the secrets of cutting and piercing; forging with different hammers to affect shape, size, and texture; and joining metal with other decorative materials. Beautifully enhance surfaces, from embossing designs to producing a spectacular mirrored finish. Try related jewelry techniques, such as enameling, which lets you color metal in a wide variety of brilliant hues. Then practice your new skills on seven projects, including an elegant gold pendant with a handsome chain. Book jacket.