Happy New Year everyone. I'm still on my kick of chain
making (Stark's book). Some of the pictures in her book
illustrate interesting clasps but give no instructions. I'm
still at the "need step by step" phase of jewelry making. Does
anyone have any book suggestions for interesting clasp designs?
Theorie und Praxis des Goldschmiedes by Erhard Brepohl ( coming
out in 1999 in English)
Design and Creation of Jewelry, Robert Von Neuman
Contemporary Jewlery, Philip Morton
Professional Goldsmithing, Alan Revere
Practical goldsmithing series on clasps.
many of the sources for these are on the bottom end of the tips
page at Ganoksin.
Box 1624, Ste M, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2L7, Canada
Tel: 403-263-3955 Fax: 403-283-9053 Email: @Charles_Lewton-Brain
Metals info download web site: http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/tip_sear.htm
Product descriptions: http://www.ganoksin.com/kosana/brain/brain.htm