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THE COLOURING, BRONZING AND PATINATION OF METALS
R. Hughes and M. Rowe, 372pp, 1991
Brings together hundreds of recipes and treatments previously
scattered in a variety of old books and technical papers and provides
the artist-craftsman with a wide range of colored finishes. The book is
easy to use and all the recipes are classified according to the color
and surface finish they produce on each metal.
275 illus., 220 in color. - 4lbs. 2oz. - 0204033 - $80.00

THE COMPLETE METALSMITH: An Illustrated Handbook
Tim McCreight, 189pp, 199
Comprehensive book, written and illustrated by hand with 2,500 clear
drawings; easy and convenient to use.
Spiralbound - 1lb. 11oz. - 0203029 - $14.95

CONTEMPORARY PATINATION
Ronald D. Young, 305pp, 1992
Provides a wealth of practical advice concerning patination methods,
treatment of bronze surfaces and safety measures. Along with descriptions
of various kinds of chemical patinas, patina formulas, photographic plates
of sample patinas and numerous results using patina are illustrated in
color photos. Spiralbound - 2lbs. 12oz. - 0204040 - $39.95

CONTEMPORARY WIRE WRAPPED JEWELRY
Curtis Kenneth Leonard with William A. Kappele, 144pp, 1995
The authors introduce you to the ease and fun of wire wrapping. Use your
creativity as you follow concise text, detailed photos and full-size
patterns
to master this beautiful and unique jewelry craft.
Spiralbound - 4lbs. 3oz. - 0204145 - $14.95

Available from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Bookstore
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