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The Rings Book (Jewelry Handbooks)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0873495438, Paperback)With this ring...
The significance of the ring throughout the world is evidenced in its place among the most common of jewelry. This book provides the artist with the principles and basic necessities for making rings, including plain bands, D sections, double bands, and hollow rings. Jewelry from international artists is featured in a full color callery for inspiration and encouragement.
The history of the ring is explored, as well as ring making, metal selection, and ring forming techniques, including fusing, texturing and enameling. Clear, step by step photos demonstrate soldering, shaping, annealing, and forging. Also featured are ring decorating methods, as well as ten mounts, nine settings, and a stones chart for identifying specific decorative stones.
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