Jewelry, Gem Cutting and Metalcraft

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Read Books Ltd, Dec 3, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 346 pages
This vintage book contains a complete and comprehensive guide to metal craft and jewellery making, with sections on gemstone-cutting and the proper identification of gem stones and gem minerals. Written in clear, plain language and full of and handy tips and invaluable information, this book is recommended for anyone with an interest in making jewellery, and it would make for a great addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this volume include: “Copper”, “Brass”, “Nickel Silver”, “Money Metal”, “Pewter”, “Soft-Soldering”, “Etching”, “Jeweller’s Saw and Frames and Blades”, “Paper Knives”, “Match Box Holders”, “Book Ends”, “Letter Holders”, “Desk Calendar”, “Tray Making”, “Making a Bowl”, etcetera. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high quality edition - complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on gemmology.
 

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Contents

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION
Part IIJEWELRY MAKING
Part IIITHE ART OF GEM STONE CUTTING
Part IVIDENTIFICATION OF GEM STONES AND GEM MINERALS
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