Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers: Techniques, Inspiration & Professional Advice for Stunning Results

Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers: Techniques, Inspiration & Professional Advice for Stunning Results

By: Melissa Hunt (author)Paperback

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Description

From ready-made snap settings to handmade mounts for unique pieces, Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers is an all encompassing examination of the many and varied techniques, treatments and innovations used in jewellery design. Whether learning how to make settings from scratch or choosing and working with ready-made mountings, this book arms the reader with techniques that can be applied to a range of pieces. Throughout the book, beautifully illustrated step-by-step tutorials are accompanied by practical tips and advice, while inspirational galleries present stunning examples of the ways in which contemporary jewellers experiment with settings, materials and stones.

About Author

Melissa Hunt has been teaching jewellery-making courses for fifteen years and currently teaches classes on stonesetting and metal jewellery making at the prestigious London Jewellery School. Her jewellery designs have been featured in several exhibitions, and she has also received commissions from 10 Downing Street and the EMI group.

Contents

* An all encompassing examination of the many and varied techniques, treatments and innovations used in jewellery design * Includes beautifully illustrated step-by-step tutorials as well as practical tips and advice * Inspirational galleries present stunning examples of the ways in which contemporary jewellers experiment with settings, materials and stones

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844489060
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781844489060
  • ISBN10: 184448906X

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