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STONE SETTING OF EUROPE
Kashiwa Techical Books, 77pp, 1983
Comprehensive guide to various stone setting techniques with
very clear line drawings. Japanese text. - 1lb. 3oz. - 0208661 -
$40.00

THE TECHNOLOGY OF SETTING
P.A. Grether, 88pp, 1984
The jewel-setting profession requires a high level of manual skill,
constant awareness of changing cutting designs, and extensive
knowledge of precious stones. The author shares a great amount of
providing the setter with practical guidance to tools,
possible settings, and different techniques. Imported from
Switzerland. Line drawings. - 1lb. 2oz. - 0204204 - $65.00

TEXTILE TECHNIQUES IN METAL:
for Jewelers, Textile Artists and Sculptors
Arline M. Fisch, 160pp, 1996
Describes in detail the application of fiber techniques on precious
and nonprecious metals. After tracing the technique back to ancient
and diverse cultures, it describes the basic tools and materials
required. With step-by-step instructions and ample photos, this book
explains how to weave, knit, crochet, braid, and knot in metal wire or
strip. 57 color and 303 b/w illus. - 2lbs. 4oz. - 0204188 - $26.95

Available from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Bookstore
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