Jewelry Concepts & Technology

Jewelry Concepts & Technology

by Oppi Untracht

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Overview

The definitive reference for jewelry makers of all levels of ability--a complete, profusely illustrated guide to design, materials, and techniques, as well as a fascinating exploration of jewelry-making throughout history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307784117
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/26/2011
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 864
File size: 116 MB
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About the Author

Oppi Untracht was a master metalsmith, teacher, and author. He was born in New York and earned a Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University in 1947, before moving permanently to Finland in 1967. He lectured and wrote on traditional Indian jewelry and culture, and was awarded a Lifetime American Achievement Award by the American Craft Council in 2000. He was the author of Metal Techniques for Craftsmen, now considered an essential textbook for silversmiths, and Jewelry Concepts and Technology. He died in 2008.

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