The Art and Craft of Jewelry

The Art and Craft of Jewelry

by Janet Fitch
     
 

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The Art and Craft of Jewelry offers inspiring ideas for dozens of original projects, all of which are the work of contemporary international designers. More than 75 full color photographs and 100 step-by-step color diagrams take the reader through every stage in jewelry making - from choosing materials and preparing the design to applying various elements and…  See more details below

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The Art and Craft of Jewelry offers inspiring ideas for dozens of original projects, all of which are the work of contemporary international designers. More than 75 full color photographs and 100 step-by-step color diagrams take the reader through every stage in jewelry making - from choosing materials and preparing the design to applying various elements and decorating their work.

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School Library Journal
YA-Fitch discusses history and ethnic traditions, describes basic tools and materials, and provides projects that use found as well as purchased materials. Examples of work by jewelry designers add further inspiration. Shannon covers the use of paper for decoration and in creating three-dimensional projects such as screens, boxes, cards, and desk accessories. She also gives a concise introduction to bookbinding. Useful glossaries; sources of supplies; gorgeous, full-color photographs; and detailed illustrations and instructions are included. Art teachers and students will welcome these attractive titles.
Booknews
A lovely and inspiring book containing instructions for numerous types of projects and color photos of dynamic pieces made from a variety of materials by various artisans. 10.5x9.5" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802114648
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1992
Pages:
143

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Meet the Author

Janet Fitch is a former journalist who combines selling designer jewelry at her own store in London with design consultancy work.

Kevin Summers lives in London. His many clients include Elle, Benson and Hedges, and BMW.

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