Item Number: H20-3592BK
Simplify working with gold and silver through this illustrated guide featuring more than 200 photographs and step-by-step instructions on resizing rings, repairing chain, setting stones, re-tipping prongs, building component parts and more. Also, enjoy the charts on ring sizing, karat conversion and bench preparation as well as a full resource index included in this book.
This book is an advanced guide designed for the already experienced jewelry maker in more challenging metal working and repair tasks.
Softcover, full color, 116 pages
Book size: 10-3/4 x 8-1/4 inches
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the author: Gregg Todd served as the industrial training and project administrator for Stuller in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he also was a technical advisor. A former instructor at the Paris Institute of Jewelry Technology, he redesigned the intermediate jewelry repair portion of the institute's program, and he later wrote the curriculum for the jewelry manufacturing technology program at the Louisiana Technical College. Greg Gilman first knew photography would be a lifelong pursuit when at age 10 he saw "Moonrise over Hernandez NM" by Ansel Adams. In 1977 he joined Stuller, where his photographs appeared in many of the company's technical and marketing publications. He also served as the company's first full-time trainer for manufacturing.