Hand-Wrought Jewelry: A Textbook

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Hand-Wrought Jewelry: A Textbook

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Originally published in 1916, this book describes in detail, the actual hand-making of well-designed jewelry from the very simplest work, to the most difficult processes of working complicated patterns and mounting precious stones in gold.

Contents Covered:

  • Fundamental Operations -- Jewelers' Tools -- Oxidizing Silver -- The Making of a Fob
  • The Making of a Bar Pin -- Cleaning and Finishing Operations
  • Stone Setting -- Making a Scarf Pin -- The Bezel -- Making and Setting the Pin
  • A Lady's Coat Chain -- Making the Chain Links -- Lapel Chains
  • Rings -- Shaping the Ring Blank -- Making the Bezel -- The Cutouts
  • The Making of a Pendant -- Flowers and Leaves -- Metal Polishing -- Electro-Plating
  • The Setting of Odd Shaped Stones -- The Abalone Blister -- The Baroque Pearl -- Setting a Square Faceted Stone -- Setting a Lentil Shaped Stone
  • Monograms -- Carving and Chasing -- Designs for Carved Pieces
  • The Making of Two Rings
  • Miscellaneous Pieces
  • Mounting Baroque Pearls -- Making a Pin -- Making a Pendant
  • Precious Stones -- Significance of Gems -- Typical Stone Cuttings -- Imitations and Reconstructed Gems
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 103
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 29.2 MB
Product Code HAN33IIH98

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