Item Number: H20-3505BK
The most complete, highly illustrated, and user-friendly reference to making handmade jewelry. Every practicing studio jeweler and aspiring hobbyist will want this! Straightforward and practical, and richly illustrated with color photographs, illustrations, graphs, templates and charts, it puts every aspect of the jeweler's art right at their fingertips. Esteemed jeweler and teacher Joanna Gollberg has created a hardworking guide to basic metallurgy, materials, toolmaking and setting up an efficient, ergonomic and safe studio. Step-by-step technical demonstrations cover everything from shaping and joining metal to surface treatments, mechanisms, stone settings and beading. Gollberg also shares numerous tips and tricks to make processes simpler, faster, safer and more economical. With its attractive package and comprehensive contents, Ultimate Jeweler's Guide will become an indispensable and enduring classic.
Hardcover, full color, 144 pages
Book size: 9-1/2x8 inches
Level: All skill levels
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the author: Joanna Gollberg is a studio artist in Asheville, North Carolina. She enjoys making many types of metal work, especially jewelry, which she exhibits at galleries and craft fairs throughout the United States. Joanna is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology with a degree in jewelry design, and has taught workshops at the Penland School of Crafts and the John C. Campbell Folk School.