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JEWELRY CONCEPTS AND TECHNOLOGY
Oppi Untracht, 864pp, 1985
A true encyclopedia of jewelry making, with explanations and
descriptions of all techniques used and needed by the complete
craftsman in the making of jewelry. Includes nearly 1,700 photographs
of contemporary and historical jewelry, charts, figures, 30 page
glossary of jewelry terms and a chart of all gemstones with their
names in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian. 6lbs. 8oz. -
0203100 - $100.00

JEWELRY MAKING
Jinks McGrath, 48pp, 1996
Shows how, once the basic techniques are mastered, even some
of the most complicated-looking pieces can be made simply at
home. Full color. 1lb. 11oz. - 0204214 - $6.98

JEWELLERY MAKING: A Manual of Techniques
David Rider, 159pp, 1994
This is the ideal guide for anyone taking up this fascinating craft,
providing practical instruction, a wide range of step-by-step
projects, and expert advice on tools and equipment. Fully illustrated
with photographs and line drawings. Paperbound - 1lb. 10oz. - 0204161

  • $29.95

JEWELLERY MANUFACTURE AND REPAIR
Charles Jarvis, 212pp, 4th Edition 1994
Illustrated with more than 280 line-drawings, this book covers the
field of jewelry manufacture and repair for any jeweler, professional
or amateur. 1lb. 8oz. - 0204132 - $29.50

JEWELRY CASTING FOR SCHOOLS, TRADESMEN, AND CRAFTSMEN
Murray Bovin, 112pp, 1973
Devoted to all phases of centrifugal casting. Intended so that
commercial jewelers and casters, beginning and advanced craftspeople,
instructors, students in school shop, art or jewelry courses, will
gain a working understanding of centrifugal or lost wax casting.
Hardbound - 0203093 - 2lbs. - $22.95 Paperbound - 0203099 - 1lb. 8oz.

  • $16.95

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