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HERALDIC DESIGNS AND ENGRAVINGS
J.M. Bergling and A. Tuston Hay, 92pp, 1962
The authors attempt to present heraldry to the beginner in an
interesting and concise form. More than 2,000 illustrations of
armorial bearings and figures used in the science of heraldry.
Includes a dictionary of heraldic terms. 1lb. 3oz. - 0204048 - $24.95

HOW TO DESIGN JEWELRY
Richard D. Austin and Iva L. Geisinger, 32pp, 1977
An aid to help develop your own design skills. To proceed with
the projects covered in this book, the craftsperson must have a
knowledge of basic jewelry making, including fabrication and
casting. Paperbound - 13oz. - 0203072 - $4.50

JAPANESE DESIGN MOTIFS
Compiled by the Matsuya Piece-Goods Store, Translated by
Fumie Adachi, 216pp, 1972
More than 4,000 individual designs collected here represent
the 900-year-old tradition of Japanese family crests. Unabridged
republication of the catalog originally compiled around 1913.
Translation of original foreword and table of contents and new
introduction. Paperbound - 1lb. 15oz. - 0204067 - $11.95

JEWELRY: A Pictorial Archive of Woodcuts and Engravings
Harold H. Hart, 144pp, 1978
An inexpensive source of ideas for the jewelry designer who wants
to see what Roman, East Indian, Renaissance or Victorian jewelry
looked like. Paperbound - 1lb. 11oz. - 0203088 - $8.95

JEWELRY DESIGN DRAWING
Kashiwa Technical Books, 124pp, 1995
Although this has foreign language text, the rendering techniques
are so clearly illustrated that the text is secondary. Gemstones
and full designs are both demonstrated.
0208662 - Japanese - 1lb. 10oz. - $40.00

JEWELRY DRAWING TEMPLATE
Features the most common shapes that jewelers work with, including
baguette, round, octagonal, marquise, pear, and oval stone shapes
in different sizes. With this template, you can present your customers
with an accurate rendering of a design. Comes with instruction sheet.
12oz. - 0505066 - $12.95

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