Handwrought Jewelry

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Handwrought Jewelry, by Lois E. Franke. Photography by William E. Udell for the Los Angeles City Schools, LA, CA.

 A detailed and extremely useful textbook for the jewelry teacher, student, or professional craftsperson. With step by step chapters on everything from how to begin with materials, tools and supplies, and designing jewelry, to the technical aspects of creating the piece - cutting, soldering and annealing, forging, bending and forming metal, rolling and drawing and creating surface textures; to finishing techniques such as polishing and setting stones, to making chains, findings and screw fasteners and hinges. 

With black and white vintage 1960s photographs and a glossary of jewelry terms and techniques. 

McKnight & McKnight Publishing Company, Bloomington, Illinois, printed in USA., Hardcover. 222 pp. C.1962

Please note that this book is vintage, and has been used and read. We do our best to choose only the best items for our vintage collection, but if you are looking for new and shiny, this is probably not for you.