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SILVERSMITHING
R. Finegold; W. Seitz, 460pp, 1983
Contains two lifetimes of and knowledge related to
every aspect of silversmithing, aided by 700 photographs and
drawings. Six major chapters are broken down into 44 sub-chapters
dealing with metals, tools, and projects that take the reader from
design to finished product. 3lbs. 3oz. - 0206179 - $39.95

SILVERSMITHING AND ART METAL FOR SCHOOLS, TRADESMEN,
AND CRAFTSMEN
Murray Bovin, 176pp, 1977
Detailed diagrams and photos include metal working and forming
techniques, plate, tray and box construction, spoons, picture frames,
spouts, decorative processes, designing and executing a number of
projects. Hardbound - 0203148 - 2lbs. 3oz. - $22.95 Paperbound -
0203149 - 1lb. 10oz. - $17.95

A SILVERSMITH’S MANUAL
Bernard Cuzner, 224pp, 1976
Explains the basic processes that are used by all workers in silver,
from the individual artist craftsmen to trade employees in a factory.
Though no exhaustive account of machine and mass production methods is
attempted, the principles underlying them are clearly presented. 1lb.
3oz. - 0206186 - $35.00

SMALL SCALE PHOTOGRAPHY (Video And Book)
Charles Lewton-Brain, 1996
This text and video lecture combination provides excellent lessons on
how to set up a home or studio photo booth for less than $60 (less
camera and tripod) to take professional quality photographs and slides
of small objects. How to build a drop shadow photo booth, film types,
lighting, miniature spotlighting, composition, drop shadow
backgrounds, surface understanding and image creation are covered.
Video lecture is clear and insightful with the book repeating and
enlarging upon the Video 80 mins, book 70 pages of text
and drawings. 1lb. 7oz. - 0204210 - $59.95

Available from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Bookstore
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