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CREATIVE WAX CARVING
Ruth Pierce, 109pp, 1989

This textbook provides detailed instructions and illustrations
of procedures for carving, drilling, whittling, scraping, and
sanding wax to form a model for jewelry, sculpture or other
finished objects created by the lost-wax casting process. - 181
illus. - Spiralbound - 1lb. 11oz. - 0204029 - $19.95

THE DESIGN AND CREATION OF JEWELRY
Robert von Neumann, 320pp, 1982

A standard reference for craftspeople, professional jewelry
designers and students of jewelry making. Information on heat
coloring and electrochemical polishing; many photographs and
descriptive drawings. Paperbound - 2lbs. 4oz. - 0203050 - $19.95

DIAMOND SETTING: The Professional Approach
Robert R. Wooding, 190pp, 1984

Basic enough to be understood by an apprentice who has very
little background in the jewelry industry, yet sufficiently
in-depth to benefit an experienced diamond setter. - 1lb. 11oz. -
0204016 - $29.95

ENAMELS, ENAMELING, ENAMELISTS
Glenice Lesley Matthews, 192pp, 1984

This introduction to enameling includes: materials, equipment
and supplies; preparation of enamels and metals; firing
procedures, six illustrated projects; and a chapter on
trouble-shooting, and enameling techniques. - 1lb. 9oz. - 0203056

  • $29.95

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