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WORKING IN PRECIOUS METALS
Ernest A. Smith, 400pp, 1980 reprint
Bridges the gap between the techniques employed by the artist
and the science of metals developed by the metallurgist. Specific
chapters deal with the topics of solders and soldering, polishing and
finishing, enamelling, and the collection and treatment of waste. 1lb.
15oz. - 0206201 - $35.00

YOU CAN MASTER JEWELRY DESIGN AND CREATIONS
Gerald L. Wykoff, 275pp, 1989
A revolutionary technique-- temporary impression molding-- enables
even those without technical skills to design and make fine, precious
metal and gemstone jewelry. 2lbs. 2oz. - 0204124 - $24.50

PATINAS FOR SMALL STUDIOS
Charles Lewton-Brain, 34pp, 1985
This paper describes safer, easy patination methods for metals
that involve easily obtainable and kitchen chemicals to produce
blues, greens, browns, blacks, grays, and reddish tones on metals.
Application methods and options for pattern and surface control are
described. Looseleaf bound - 5 color pictures - 15oz. - 0204205 -
$15.50

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