Fastenings and Findings for Jewellers (Paperback)
Fastenings and Findings for Jewellers is an essential guide to making a functional part of a piece of jewellery into a graceful, integral feature. Complete with step-by-step instructions, it explains the requirements of design, and emphasizes the importance of safely and securely fastening the piece. Having explained the principles of various catches, it then looks at how the fastening can be adapted to suit a particular design. With tips and advice throughout, this practical book provides creative solutions to a practical necessity and thereby adds inspiration to a design.
Sarah Macrae has been making and teaching jewellery for more than forty years, exhibiting nationally and internationally with the Association for Contemporary Jewellery, Designer Jewellers Group, and at Goldsmiths Hall. For the last twenty-five years she has taught short courses at West Dean College. She works mainly to commission.