The Diamond Saw
Making a Diamond Saw
General Notes on Diamond Sawing
The Silicon Carbide Saw
II. Cabochon Cutting
Cutting and Polishing
Flatting the Base
Technique No. 1
Technique No. 2
Finishing the Front
III. Large Flats
IV. Gem Drilling
The Diamond Pointed Dbill
The Rod Drill
V. Bead Making
Alternate Method-Bead Drilling
Rough Shaping the Beads
VI. Cutting Faceted Gems
VII. Advanced Facet Cutting
Choosing a Cut
VIII. The Optics of Brilliants
X. Impregnation of Gem Materials
XI. The Artificial Coloring of Agates
XII. Soft Carving (With Steel Tools)
XIII. Carving and Engraving Hard Materials
XIV. Sphere Making
XV. Bracelets and Rings
XVI. Cutting Gems by Hand
XVII. Diamond as Abrasive
XVIII. Cutting of Diamonds
XIX. Miscellaneous Useful Information
Great jewelry is original, well-designed, and -- with the right tools -- can be created at home by the aspiring artist. The Jeweler's Studio Handbook guides you through the process of equipping your own jewelry studio and teaches you the techniques that will have you crafting one-of-a-kind metal jewelry in no time.
Artist Brandon Holschuh walks you through planning your work space, selecting tools and materials, mastering basic metalwork techniques, and applying your new skills to twenty original pieces. In addition, The Jeweler's Studio Handbook encourages novel design, good organization and fearless experimentation, ensuring it will remain an invaluable resource for jewelry artists for years to come.
Invites you into the world of the home jewelry artist, from workbench to gallery Teaches fundamental jewelry-making techniques -- hammering, soldering, riveting, and more -- in full-color photographs Illustrates the steps for crafting twenty beautiful pieces of metalwork jewelry, including rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants Features gallery-quality jewelry from dozens of contributing artists
Newcomers to the trade will find detailed explanations of such basic procedures as filing, soldering, buffing, and mounting presented in full detail. Readers will also find easy-to-follow discussions of developments in ultrasonics, steaming, electroplating, and other important techniques.
With this simply written guide, jewelers will be able to perform a wide range of repair jobs on premises, enabling them to offer customers faster, better service. This will not only increase repair volume but will help sales as well. For this updated edition, Mr. Hardy has added an extensive appendix reprinting questions and his answers to them from American Horologist and Jeweler, of which he was technical editor for sixteen years, along with discussions of various salient topics.
The Jewelry Maker's Field Guide walks you through the variety of metalworking tools available and offers guidance on setting up a studio, buying and organizing supplies, and determining what tools to buy and when. Organizing tools by basic functions, Helen offers a solid and logical overview of metalworking techniques and teaches sets of related skills, showing how different tools can sometimes achieve the same end. Each chapter includes stepped demos and applied techniques for using particular tools. The book culminates in projects that combine a variety of techniques and allow the reader to further apply and practice their metalworking skills.
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