In 2010 Brynmorgen Press published an English language edition of the groundbreaking Italian work, �Granulazione Etrusca.� Follow along as two scholars trace the history of Etruscan granulation from its roots in the East through its development in Greece and Etruria. In addition to a detailed description of the science of diffusion bonding, the authors replicate the tools and processes used by ancient goldmiths to create dazzling works of art that continue to amaze generations of lovers of jewelry.
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About the Author
Master goldsmith Edilberto Formigli restored one of the Riace Bronzes in Florence. Currently his interest is archaeo-metallurgy. Gerhardt Nestler works experimentally in the field of ancient goldmithing techniques. He collaborated with Formigli in the �Symposium on Studies in Experimental Archeology� that took place in Murlo in 1992 and focused on the topic of Etruscan granulation. The authors live in Murlo, a small town of Etruscan origins not far from Sienna, Italy.