Gemstone Settings: The Jewelry Maker's Guide to Styles & Techniques Anastasia Young

Gemstone Settings: The Jewelry Maker's Guide to Styles & Techniques

Author: Anastasia Young
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Book Title
Gemstone Settings: The Jewelry Maker's Guide to Styles & Techniques
Author
Anastasia Young
ISBN
9781596686366
Gemstone Settings is the most in-depth, technical guide to stone setting. Jewelry makers will enjoy an encyclopedic overview, which features an extensive summary of stone-setting and techniques for creating beautiful gemstone jewelry, from basic bezels and prongs to pave, carre, clusters, and numerous others--including cold joins, precious metal clay, settings for fragile stones, and settings that allow the stones to move. You'll also discover detailed information about stones and metals--including their suitability, gorgeous photos and illustrations for visual support, what makes a design wearable and durable, and detailed information on pre-made versus handmade settings. Step by step, learn how to set your most beloved precious, semiprecious, and organic stones with projects that range from elegant diamond masterpieces to earthy pearl or coral everyday favorites.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Anastasia YoungPublisher: Interweave PressPublished: 03/20/2012ISBN: 9781596686366Pages: 208Weight: 2.25lbsSize: 10.10h x 8.70w x 0.80dReview Citations: Booklist 03/15/2012 pg. 11Library Journal 04/01/2012 pg. 78
Gemstone Settings is the most in-depth, technical guide to stone setting. Jewelry makers will enjoy an encyclopedic overview, which features an extensive summary of stone-setting and techniques for creating beautiful gemstone jewelry, from basic bezels and prongs to pave, carre, clusters, and numerous others--including cold joins, precious metal clay, settings for fragile stones, and settings that allow the stones to move.

You'll also discover detailed information about stones and metals--including their suitability, gorgeous photos and illustrations for visual support, what makes a design wearable and durable, and detailed information on pre-made versus handmade settings.

Step by step, learn how to set your most beloved precious, semiprecious, and organic stones with projects that range from elegant diamond masterpieces to earthy pearl or coral everyday favorites.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Anastasia Young
Publisher: Interweave Press
Published: 03/20/2012
ISBN: 9781596686366
Pages: 208
Weight: 2.25lbs
Size: 10.10h x 8.70w x 0.80d

Review Citations: Booklist 03/15/2012 pg. 11
Library Journal 04/01/2012 pg. 78
Gemstone Settings is the most in-depth, technical guide to stone setting. Jewelry makers will enjoy an encyclopedic overview, which features an extensive summary of stone-setting and techniques for creating beautiful gemstone jewelry, from basic bezels and prongs to pave, carre, clusters, and numerous others--including cold joins, precious metal clay, settings for fragile stones, and settings that allow the stones to move.

You'll also discover detailed information about stones and metals--including their suitability, gorgeous photos and illustrations for visual support, what makes a design wearable and durable, and detailed information on pre-made versus handmade settings.

Step by step, learn how to set your most beloved precious, semiprecious, and organic stones with projects that range from elegant diamond masterpieces to earthy pearl or coral everyday favorites.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Anastasia Young
Publisher: Interweave Press
Published: 03/20/2012
ISBN: 9781596686366
Pages: 208
Weight: 2.25lbs
Size: 10.10h x 8.70w x 0.80d

Review Citations: Booklist 03/15/2012 pg. 11
Library Journal 04/01/2012 pg. 78