Hand Made Jewelry Author:Louis Wiener This is a complete source book, fully illustrated, of all the basic facts necessary tyo know in order to make a wide variety of ornamental and professionally-finished pieces of jewelry by hand. Careful and thorough instructions guide the amateur craftsman from the beginning of any number of projects, through the intricate processes of using the ... more »jeweler's saw, transferring designs on metal, soldering, pickling and annealing. Several techniques are offered for each job, providing a choice from which the technique best suited to the individual can be made.
The art of modeling in metal, along with the technique of bringing a design out of a metal surface into low or bas-relief, is covered in full. The use of all tools is explained in great detail to assure the making of skillfully-finished projects.
Complete directs are given for stone setting and for making a variety of silver wire chains, bracelets, pins, and necklaces. Full information on etching and enameling is also included.« less