by Amanada Doughty, 2009
The bulk of this handbook is step-by-step case studies, comprehensively explained and illustrated with photographs. Each chapter demonstrates and guides the reader through procedures for making a bangle or bracelet using a particular technique, approach or skill. Topics covered include: wax-work (casting), chain making, wire work, found objects, piercing, stone-setting. Designed to appeal to both beginners and practising jewellers.
“'This accessible and well thought-out book is a useful addition to a library of jewellery techniques...gives you plenty to think about and illustrates what can be possible as well as helping to broaden one's view of the purpose of jewellery and what it is made from.'” – Findings, Autumn 2009