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The Theory & Practice of Goldsmithing, Erhard Brepohl


The Theory & Practice of Goldsmithing

(Theorie und Praxis des Goldschmieds)
by Prof. Dr. Erhard Brepohl
translated by Charles Lewton-Brain
edited by Tim McCreight

This massive text has long been the standard reference for European jewelers and is now available for the first time to English-speaking craftspeople. It is a comprehensive collection of information about materials, tools and techniques of metalsmithing with unique emphasis on the science and calculations behind familiar studio practice.

Sample Pages

  • 560 pages, hardcover
  • 8" by 10" with dust jacket
  • 277 B&W photos
  • 319 drawings
  • 114 charts and tables
  • ISBN 0-6915984-9-2
  • $70.00
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