Metal Patination Techniques for Jewelers and Metalsmiths


Author: Matthew Runfola

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500517390

Category: Jewelry making

Page: 256

View: 8376

Written by a leading authority on the subject of patination, this book is an inspirational resource, a how-to guide, and a book that jewelers have long been waiting for. It is neatly organized by metal for ease of access and then arranged by colour and other variables such as application method. All recipes are illustrated so you can clearly see the effect youre going to get, and step-by-step sequences walk the beginner through the processes. There are scores of possible effects and many variables: Matthew Runfola chooses the most beautiful and arresting, and selects for inclusion pieces by a range of leading artisans, working on exquisite pieces of jewelry, both large and small. All artists will draw inspiration from the range of work shown here.


300 Surface Effects for Jewelers & Metalsmiths


Author: Matt Runfola

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 9781620331392

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 6582

Presents a collection of metal patination formulas, instructions, and full-sized surface coloration samples for jewelers, metalsmiths, and artisans working in metals, and discusses factors that affect metal coloration.

Making Sculpture from Scrap Metal


Author: Peter Parkinson

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1785000225

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 6590

Transforming unlikely pieces of scrap metal into significant works of art - giving new life to things we throw away - is an accessible, creative and fulfilling activity. This book describes and illustrates the concerns and techniques involved in making this kind of sculpture, looking behind the work at the richness and diversity of an area of sculpture that deserves to be far better known. Topics covered include the role and purpose of sculpture, the particular qualities of sculpture made from scrap metal and the practical processes involved in its making. It also covers sources of scrap metal, identifying metals, reviewing metalworking techniques, creative approaches, different types of sculpture, and the making, finishing and installation of pieces of sculpture. This book will be of great interest to blacksmiths, sculptors and metalworkers and is beautifully illustrated with 108 colour photographs from work by professional sculptors and students, showcasing a range of different approaches.

Metal alloys and patinas for castings

for metalsmiths, jewelers, and sculptors


Author: William Morgan Shearman

Publisher: N.A


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 44

View: 8359

The Jeweler's Studio Handbook

Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Working with Metal and Mixed Media Materials


Author: Brandon Holschuh

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 161673535X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 4167

Master the art and craft of metal jewelry making in your own home studio! Great jewelry is original, well-designed, and -- with the right tools -- can be created at home by the aspiring artist. The Jeweler's Studio Handbook guides you through the process of equipping your own jewelry studio and teaches you the techniques that will have you crafting one-of-a-kind metal jewelry in no time. Artist Brandon Holschuh walks you through planning your work space, selecting tools and materials, mastering basic metalwork techniques, and applying your new skills to twenty original pieces. In addition, The Jeweler's Studio Handbook encourages novel design, good organization and fearless experimentation, ensuring it will remain an invaluable resource for jewelry artists for years to come. Invites you into the world of the home jewelry artist, from workbench to gallery Teaches fundamental jewelry-making techniques -- hammering, soldering, riveting, and more -- in full-color photographs Illustrates the steps for crafting twenty beautiful pieces of metalwork jewelry, including rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants Features gallery-quality jewelry from dozens of contributing artists



Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Jewelry

Page: N.A

View: 979

One of a Kind

American Art Jewelry Today


Author: Susan Grant Lewin

Publisher: ABRAMS


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 224

View: 6949

Tracks the development and designers of wearable art from its inception in the 1940s through the expressionism of the 1990s

Jewelry Making and Design

An Illustrated Text Book for Teachers, Students of Design, and Craft Workers in Jewelry


Author: Augustus Foster Rose,Antonio Cirino

Publisher: N.A


Category: Decoration and ornament

Page: 459

View: 8741

Metals technic

a collection of techniques for metalsmiths


Author: Tim McCreight

Publisher: Brynmorgen Pr


Category: Art

Page: 151

View: 2367