The Illustrated Reference of Techniques, Tools and Materials
Author: Joanna Gollberg
Joanna Gollberg is a studio jeweler in America whose work has won numerous awards. She teaches jewelery making at craft schools and she has published other jewelery making books previously.
In this book Joanna Gollberg sets about bringing together a highly illustrated encyclopaedic wealth of information on jewelery making with metals. This guide is a great reference for beginners and professionals alike, regardless of your skill level there will be something in here to help you get a little better at your craft.
To make the volume an even more valuable asset in your workspace is it’s spiral binding. You can prop it open to the appropriate page and it will lay flat and open on your workbench. No more book flipping shut at the critical moment.
Joanna Gollberg has put together her extensive knowledge of making jewelery with metal to bring you a wealth of information covering everything you need to know from setting up a studio or workspace to safety and injury prevention. Everything you need to know about basic metallurgy, materials, tools and techniques is right here at your fingertips in this extensive guide.
Colour coded tabs are used to ensure the topics you want to access are easy to find.
A variety of techniques are explained in step by step instructions which include illustrations and photographs.
Joanna Gollberg shares her experiences in a range of handy hints that will help make your jewelery making simpler, safer, easier and faster as well as more economical.
There are illustrations, photos, charts, graphs and templates spread right through this guide to ensure that you get the most out of the information Joanna Gollberg has to share.
From amateur hobbyist to experienced jeweler I am sure you will find something in here to help with your creativity, alternatively it may be enough to inspire you to branch out into new areas.