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The Ultimate Jeweler's Guide- The Illustrated Reference of Techniques, Tools & Materials- By Joanna Gollberg
The most complete, highly illustrated, and user-friendly reference to making handmade jewelry. Every practicing studio jeweler and aspiring hobbyist will want this! Straightforward and practical, and richly illustrated with color photographs, illustrations, graphs, templates, and charts, it puts every aspect of the jeweler’s art right at their fingertips.
Esteemed jeweler and teacher Joanna Gollberg has created a hardworking guide to basic metallurgy, materials, toolmaking, and setting up an efficient, ergonomic, and safe studio. Step-by-step technical demonstrations cover everything from shaping and joining metal to surface treatments, mechanisms, stone settings, and beading.
Gollberg also shares numerous tips and tricks to make processes simpler, faster, safer, and more economical.With its attractive package and comprehensive contents, Ultimate Jeweler’s Guide will become an indispensable and enduring classic.
Hard cover-concealed spiral bound
Joanna Gollberg is a studio jeweler in Asheville, North Carolina. In addition to making jewelry, she is the author of three books for Lark: Making Metal Jewelry, Creative Metal Crafts, and The Art and Craft of Making Jewelry.
Joanna teaches jewelry making at craft schools such as The Penland School of Craft and Arrowmont Craft School. Her work has won numerous awards, including one from the American Jewelry Design Council and a first place in the Necklace and Pendants Division from Lapidary Journal. Joanna exhibits her jewelry at fine craft shows and galleries nationally.