The Craft of Silversmithing
Techniques, Projects, InspirationBook - 2004
Take a fresh look at the ancient craft of silversmithing with 18 projects that teach a solid body of skills. This full-color comprehensive manual provides artisans with a thorough understanding of silver's properties: what it is and how it behaves. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced techniques are explained and can be applied to crafting amazingly beautiful items. Use brushing, sawing, piercing, and polishing procedures to fashion a simple bud vase. Progress to a baby rattle or candleholder created with soldering, sinking, dapping, and forging techniques. Ultimately you'll have the expertise to complete a martini set, lidded container, or teapot.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Lark Books, 2004.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 160 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.