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FORM EMPHASIS FOR METALSMITHS
Heikki Seppa, 156pp, 1978
Covers all the basics of silversmithing, including soldering, raising
and finishing, and the discovery of new modes of expression.
Paperbound - 1lb. 5oz. - 0204027 - $13.50

GOLD AND SILVER WIRECRAFT: Step-by-Step Made Easy
L. Lakachie and W. Wintucky, 50pp, 1973
Details making solderless wire jewelry. Covers a wide variety of
patterns and techniques. Diagrams throughout. Paperbound - 12oz. -
0204041 - $6.95

GOLDWIRE JEWELRY: Design and Construction
Randall Cornelius, 73pp, 1984
As the result of more than 10 years of experimentation and
development, this book provides designs and other wireworking
techniques. All are proven workable designs. - 96 illus. - Paperbound

  • 1lb. - 0204047 - $19.95

HANDBOOK OF LOST WAX OR INVESTMENT CASTING
James E. Sopcak, 64pp, 1969
Shows how to construct equipment and use it to develop patterns,
castings, and molds for jewelry. Full of detailed and
photos. Paperbound. 12oz. - 0203070 - $4.00

HOW TO CREATE SETTINGS IN METAL, Wire, And Wax
Adolfo Mattiello, 33pp
This well-illustrated and instructive text teaches how to make the
elusive skill of creating settings in wire and wax easy to understand.
Set includes book and two templates. - 1lb. - 0204155 - $42.95

HOW TO MAKE WIRE JEWELRY
Fern Jenkins and Viola Thrasher, 31pp, 1979
Many craftsmen enjoy creating with metal, sheet wire and solder, or
working with casting equipment. This is a simple approach, requiring
minimum equipment, tools and supplies. - Paperbound - 13oz. - 0204054

  • $4.00

HOW TO REPAIR JEWELRY
William Phelps, 32pp, 1978
If you are already enjoying the craft of jewelry making, you are in a
position to learn repair work. Special techniques involved in
repairing are covered in detail. - Paperbound - 12oz. - 0204057 -
$4.00

Available from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Bookstore
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