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Platinum - Bench Tricks - By Jurgen J. Maerz
This project is dedicated to bench tricks that make working with platinum-or working at the bench in general-easier. This is the first installment of a periodic Platinum Bench series....
Tags: | Bench Tips & Tricks | Platinum Fabrication |
Book Review - 20th Century Jewelry, The Complete Sourcebook - By Nina Graci
John Peacock is a fashion designer's best friend. Over the years, this former BBC costume designer has published a dozen easy-to-use sourcebooks covering 40 centuries of fashion, making them the most comprehensive record of fashion and accessories ever published. Peacock has finally compiled a...
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Step by Step Project - Cluster Ring - By Alan Revere
One of the most difficult types of construction in jewelry is assembling a cluster of settings supported by a wire cage or basket. In this project, a marquis shaped center stone is surrounded by twenty two diamond melee with a total weight of 1 carat. The assembly is complicated because the stones...
Tags: | Fabrication |
Ivy Solomon - Marrying Metal Clay and Resin - By Suzanne Wade
Ivy Solomon combining resin, metal clay, and traditional fabrication techniques, her award-winning pendants are structured around textures and colors in ways that frequently depart from traditional jewelry designs. "When you use stones, you have to design to enhance the stone. The piece is all about...
Tags: | Behind The Design |
An Overview of Platinum Casting - By Christopher J. Cart
As in all manufacturing processes, evaluations and systematic process controls must be applied to platinum casting. As a caster you should constantly improve the quality of product by logical evaluation, technical innovation and process control. Below is a chronological list and description of the...
Tags: | Platinum Casting |