The Complete Metalsmith

Author: Tim McCreight
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780871922403
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Highly compressed lessons in metalsmithing as a craft, illustrated with over 2,500 drawings, show the student how to polish, shape, connect, cast and assemble metalwork

Complete Metalsmith

Author: Tim McCreight
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781929565061
Size: 15.39 MB
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Students, hobbyists, and others just getting started in metalworking have turned to this informative, easy-access reference time and time again. Without getting bogged down in confusing details, it teaches them what they need to know about the most effective techniques for working with gold, platinum, copper, brass, steel, plaster, and more. In fact, it covers most of the same subjects as the professional version, only in a simpler fashion: metals, tools, surfaces, shaping, joining, casting, stones, and mechanisms. And, like the larger edition, it has a spiral spine and attractive color images throughout. Newcomers to the field will especially appreciate the safety tips and the many charts covering melting points, conversion, factors, and other fundamental knowledge.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Beading Basics

Author: Georgene Lockwood
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101558555
Size: 38.13 MB
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Includes all the fundamentals readers need to know to enjoy the craft and create successful projects. Clear, well-illustrated instructions guide readers through each step of beading for jewelry and home crafts, including choosing a design and beads, selecting clasps and other findings, stringing on different materials, weaving off and on a loom, working with wire, and finishing any project. - Expert advice on mastering stringing and weaving techniques, plus specialty techniques such as beading flowers, beaded embroidery, and various beaded embellishments. - Choose the best color, size, and shape of beads and the right connectors, fasteners, and clasps for any project - Tons of crisp, instructional black-and-white photos and line drawings

Bangles And Bracelets

Author: Amanda Doughty
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0713679298
Size: 72.81 MB
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Make your own bangles and bracelets using a wealth of different materials and techniques.

Reference Services In The Humanities

Author: Judy Reynolds
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781560246923
Size: 44.26 MB
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This helpful book provides practical insight into the work and environment of reference services in the humanities. Librarian?s mental maps of humanities reference materials must include an awareness of the metaphoric, not too precise nature of many patrons’queries. Reference Services in the Humanities discusses the structure of literature in the humanities and how it matches or challenges mental images of the field. Chapters are infused with the issues of language, names, and meaning within a metaphoric genre. The book serves as a guide to humanist?s use of metaphoric language and also as a bibliography of sources. Reference Services in the Humanities contains specific references for finding materials in areas that are not traditional, mainstream arts. This sample of disciplines provides case studies depicting each field?s particular idiosyncrasies. Chapters examine the challenge of referral reference and common problems encountered in searching for answers to patrons’questions. The book contains a theoretical framework for interacting with patrons and addresses options for humanities reference in an electronic age. This book brings together librarians and researchers who provide and manage reference services to a wide array of disciplines within the humanities. Authors come from all types of libraries and represent a broad spectrum of patrons, from the young student curious about the movies to practicing musicians and craftspersons. This diversity provides an informative grounding for practitioners and library school students and faculty who wish to become effective reference librarians in the future. Reference Services in the Humanities is divided into four sections which address research questions and challenges in selected disciplines, descriptions from the field, political issues in the humanities, and theories and ideas for the future. Specific topics explored include access to special collections, censorship, library resources for theater artists, history research, vocabulary control, labeling of minorities, craft information sources, and much more.

The Art Of Enameling

Author: Linda Darty
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579905071
Size: 79.24 MB
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Projects: Stencil & sgraffito sifted earrings, sugar-fired necklace, layered enamel ring, etched & enameled brooch, painted buttons, liquid enamel pendant, fold-formed vessel, cloisonne brooch, etched champleve teaspoon, champleve brooch, plique-a-jour earrings, enamel & encaustic assemblage.

The Art Of Fine Enameling

Author: Karen L. Cohen
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402713491
Size: 28.43 MB
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Melting glass onto metal creates colorful, imaginative, and lustrous designs. “Cohen covers the traditional forms of enameling as well as some crossover techniques from other crafts such as raku firing and silkscreen application. Projects by several artists for small items illustrate specific techniques....Will be very useful in public library or academic crafts collections.”—Library Journal.

Metalsmith

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Friedrich Becker

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Publisher: Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH
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Movement came to be the main theme of Friedrich Becker's artistic work. In the early 1960s, he began to create the first kinetic jewellery objects that remain constantly in motion due to natural body movements. Becker is the inventor of kinetic jewellery