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THE ART OF DIAMOND SETTING, Vol. I
Ray Schow, 225pp, 1995
This step-by-step book is the first in a series designed to
teach the art of professional diamond setting. Start by learning
the procedures and techniques of “Bead setting–Bright
cutting” on the “Square Plate.” 232 b/w demonstration
photos. Spiralbound 2lbs. 9oz. - 0204137 - $60.00

ART OF ENGRAVING
James B. Meek, 196pp, 1981
A complete, authoritative, imaginative, and detailed introduction to
the art of gun engraving. 2lbs. 3oz. - 0203017 - $38.75

ARTISTS ANODIZING ALUMINUM: The Sulfuric Acid Process
David LaPlantz, 199pp, 1988
Numerous step-by-step illustrations and comprehensive text
demonstrate the process of anodizing aluminum and provide
various uses of this medium. 46 color and 75 b/w photos.
Paperbound 2lbs. 1oz. - 0204140 - $19.95

THE ARTISTS’ HANDBOOK FOR PHOTOGRAPHING THEIR
OWN WORK
John White, 244pp, 1994
Simple, step-by-step instructions cover all aspects of photography.

From equipment basics to lighting set-up to film and processing,
learn how to photograph your own work. Includes a chapter on jewelry.
Contains b/w photos and diagrams. Paperbound 1lb. 7oz. 0204152 -
$24.00

BASIC JEWELRY MAKING TECHNIQUES
Jinks McGrath, 112pp, 1993
This book shows how, once the basic techniques are mastered,
even the most complicated looking pieces can be made easily
at home. Every aspect you need to know to get started is covered: the
essential tools, larger equipment and suggestions for workshop
designs. An incredible value. 2lbs. - 0204166 - $12.95

Available from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Bookstore
Send order inquiries with address and details (in order to determine
shipping charges) to - Susan Van De Vyvere svandevy@gia.org
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310-829-2991 x 702 - Outside USA
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AFTER April 1, 1997:
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