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  • ADVANCED DRAWING OF SCROLLS BOOK

    Advanced drawing of Scrolls - by Ron smith This book is a great companion to Drawing and understanding Scroll Designs - also by Ron Smith, providing a fascinating insight into the history and evolution of Scroll design. Be it a simple drawn elaborate design, or layout for engraving, this provides step by step guidance from design concept through to layout and completion - this book is a joy to read and leaves your fingers itching to 'have a go'!
  • THE ART OF ENGRAVING JAMES B MEEK

    This beautiful book gives you complete instruction in the art of engraving. Written for beginners and experienced engravers, it contains 1378 examples of design, layout, photography and engraving. The author, the late James B. Meek, spent seven years creating this unsurpassed resource for hand engraving.
  • Successful Jewellery Engraving DVD by Sam Alfano

    An instructional DVD that will teach you right from the basics up to more advanced techniques for engraving jewellery.
  • THE EXPERT GUIDE TO GRAVER SHARPENING ON DVD

    This DVD gives practical information about Graver sharpening from someone who has taught the subject and whose practical experience extends over 25 years. The DVD covers the sharpening of; Square gravers 120º gravers Flat gravers Round gravers Brightcut and Script lettering gravers Modified flat gravers Liners Italian Bulino gravers
  • ENGRAVING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES DVD (2 DISCS)

    This 2 disc set puts years of experience into a 4 hour presentation. Three of the world's most popular engraving methods are shown. Hand Engraving, Chasing Hammer Engraving and Power Assisted Hand Engraving, also included is the finishing work of nineteen accomplished engravers including Churchill, Griebel and Meek.
  • DRAWING & UNDERSTANDING SCROLL DESIGNS BY RON SMITH

    Drawing and Understanding Scroll Designs - by Ron Smith A great introduction to the skills of Scroll design and layout - providing 'step by step' examples, and demonstrating the scroll development right from concept through to a finished design for the artist or professional engraver alike. The book demonstrates how to produce designs with balance and harmony and is a great practical guide. A great companion book to Ron Smith's - Advanced Drawing of Scrolls.
  • DIAMOND SETTING-PAVE DVD - ROBERT WOODING

    This DVD progresses from the basics of Bead Setting Diamonds to a higher echelon of instruction for Pave Setting. Includes tips to simpify bright cuttingThe DVD also includes Advanced Diamond Setting Techniques Close Up Viewing Step by Step Demonstrations Features genuine diamonds and 14K Gold
  • GRS CLOSE-UP SERIES: STONE SETTING AND ENGRAVING DVD

    This instructional DVD includes 8 stone setting and engraving demonstrations using clear and close up photography. Using a GRS Gravermax it clearly demonstrates how easy it is to create channel and bright cut pave and other settings, it also features demonstrations on using the GraverMax to create beautiful engraving work. 1 hour long.
  • Metal Corugation Book

    By Patrical McAleer, this 148 page book is heavily illustrated. It explains tools that can be used to achieve many specific techniques.
  • CHANNEL SETTING DIAMONDS ROBERT R WOODING

    Specialises in channel-setting with illustrated procedures. 136 pages hardbound.
  • DIAMOND SETTING by Robert R.WOODING

    Includes a wide variety of stone-setting. 178 pages hardbound.
  • DIAMOND SETTING DVD: BEAD AND BRIGHT CUT

    This DVD focuses on Bead & Bright Cut Diamond Setting. These skills are regarded by jewellers as a necessary part of advance bench work. Youll learn to bead set stones as if you studied with a live instructor without leaving your home!
  • JEWELLERY Fundamentals of Metalsmithing - Tim McCreight

    ewellery: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing offers the beginning and intermediate metalsmith clear and insightful instruction from a master teacher. It is lavishly illustrated, both with demonstration photos taken in the author's studio and with photographs of completed jewellery from a wealth of talented artists. Subects include: Cutting and Bending. Patterns, Texture and Contour. Fusing and Soldering. Cold Connections. Finishing and Patinas. Stone Setting. Mechanisms and Chains. Casting. 143 pages, hardbound
  • GEMSTONES OF THE WORLD BY WALTER SCHUMANN

    The definitive guide to gems for over 20 years. Takes the mystery out of appreci ating, buying, and selling all kinds. It covers everything from the romance and history of more than 1,400 gemstones to their geographic locations, scientific, physical and colour properties, and the way they are formed, structured & mined.
  • RING RESIZING & REPAIR DVD

    Jewellery repairers and designers work and learn best when shown techniques and what better way than to watch a DVD. Watch Andrew Berry as he works on his clients actual jewellery discussing his techniques in a clear and understandable manner. Resizings Covered on the DVD Hammering Bigger One Size One Piece Added with Extra Gold Stretching and Retexturing Stretching a plain Wedding Ring Reducing a Patterned Wedding Ring Using a Gem Ring Stretcher Sizing Down Replacing a Half Shank Adding Sizing Balls Soldering 2 Rings Together
  • Precious Metal Clay In Mixed Media by Mary Ann Devos

    Title - Precious Metal Clay In Mixed Media - Bringing It All Together Author - Mary Ann Devos Paperback 96 pages This book explores the possibilities of using Precious Metal Clay (PMC) in combination with a wide range of other materials including silver and gold. A book of designs for: Jewellers Glass Fusers Silversmiths Doll Makers Ceramicists Bead Artists This book provides: 21 complete products Idea Galleries with 120 examples
  • Mounting & Setting Stones BY Somia Cheadle

    This book is a clear and practical introduction to mount construction and the setting of stones. Suitable for both students and practising jewellers who are keen to learn new skills. There are easy to follow illustrations.
  • BASIC JEWELLERY MAKING TECHNIQUES

    A step by step guide to making your own jewellery. Clear instructions are given for all the basics in jewellery making. It explains in detail what tools are necessary, how to design your piece and details on enammeling, soldering and polishing. There are also instructions on more advanced technques once the basics have been mastered. Well illustrated throughout with coloured photgraphs and drawings.
  • SOLDERING FOR JEWELLERS

    Soldering is one of the most commonly used processes in jewellery, but its potential is often overlooked. This practical book explains the basics of the method but goes on to suggest ways in which soldering can be used to explore ideas and produce unique pieces. Written both for beginners and for those wishing to extend their knowledge, Soldering for Jewellers will inspire a more creative use of this key process. •Emphasis on the importance of preparation and planning designs •Focus on silver soldering, which can be used for most non-ferrous metals such as silver •Basic techniques and exercises introduce soldering the edge-to-edge joint, two ends of a ring and the rub over setting •Further applications - such as sweat soldering, soldering small items, attaching fixings and findings, and stick feeding - and advanced techniques •Projects demonstrate how soldering can be used and show the best way to construct a design Rebecca Skeels is a respected jeweller and metalsmith. Her exciting designs combine materials and making processes in innovative ways. She teaches at the University for the Creative Arts, and sits on the board of directors for the Association for Contemporary Jewellery.

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