From ready-made snap settings to handmade mounts for unique pieces, Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers is an all encompassing examination of the many and varied techniques, treatments and innovations used in jewellery design.
Whether learning how to make settings from scratch or choosing and working with ready-made mountings, this book arms the reader withtechniques that can be applied to a range of pieces.
Throughout the book, beautifully illustrated step-by-step tutorials are accompanied by practical tips and advice, while inspirational galleries present stunning examples of the ways in which contemporary jewellers experiment with settings, materials and stones.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, 200 Illustrations, color
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/12/2012
- Category: Jewellery & beadcraft
- ISBN: 9781844489060