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The Workbench Guide to Jewelry Techniques

Anastasia Young


A fully illustrated step-by-step manual for jewelry making: techniques, materials and design

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This comprehensive and ambitious workshop reference book for jewelers brings together a vast range of skills, techniques and technical data in one volume, providing an essential one-stop look-it-up resource for both students and professionals. The focus is on detailed explanation with clear step-bystep photography used extensively which means that while this book contains the expert techniques aimed squarely at professional jewelers, it is also accessible to students of any level seeking an authoritative and comprehensive bible of their craft.


'Hugely ambitious … an invaluable "bible" of information and facts for jewelry students of all levels of experience … there must be something for everyone in this unusual publication'
Craft & Design Magazine

' … clear and easy to navigate; the artists featured are current and inspirational; the business advice mirrors what we teach; it covers a huge area of jewelry in manageable fashion … We Love This!'
Eyv Hardwick, Deptartment of Applied Arts, Cleveland College of Art and Design

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 25.4 x 21.5 cm

Extent: 320 pp

Publication date: 15 March 2010

ISBN: 9780500515143

Contents List

Introduction • Section One: Tools, Equipment and Materials • Section Two: Techniques • Section Three: Designing Jewelry • Section Four: Reference

About the Author

Anastasia Young is a practising designer, jeweler and artist whose work has been exhibited internationally. She is the author of The Jeweler’s Technique Bible, and teaches on the BA jewelry design course at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.

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