Mounting and Setting Stones (Design and Make)

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9781408109120: Mounting and Setting Stones (Design and Make)
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A clear and practical introduction to mounting and setting stones, suitable for both the student and the practicing jeweler looking for a new direction. This book covers cutting styles, stone shapes, and setting styles. It includes a detailed look at mount construction and an illustrated, step-by-step guide to successfully setting these mounts, with instructions covering tension, claw, gypsy, pave and rubover settings. Finishing and polishing are also discussed.

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Award-winning designer Sonia Cheadle specializes in contemporary diamond jewellery and runs a small private jewellery school in Clerkenwell. She is a member of Goldsmiths and shows at various galleries and events, including Collect and Origin. Her work can be viewed at www.soniacheadle.com.

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A fantastic addition to your bookshelf, one that I imagine will end up well thumbed from constant use, as mine already is. * Findings, the magazine of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery *

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