This book is great for students studying either glass or jewellery, for jewellers who want to learn and incorporate glass techniques, and for glassmakers who are not necessarily jewellers but want to learn.
Glass jewellery is enjoying a renaissance right now, and kiln-working glass has also grown in popularity over the last few years. This book is great for students studying either glass or jewellery, for jewellers who want to learn and incorporate glass techniques, and for glassmakers who are not necessarily jewellers but want to learn. All these readers will benefit from the step-by-step guides and will learn new skills. This book is highly illustrated, with inspirational work from an international range of contemporary makers alongside the practical sequence photographs.
'This book tells you all you need to know about making glass jewellery' karenplatt.co.uk, March 2010 'This highly illustrated book is an essential resource for anyone interested in this area' Benchpeg Newsletter (March 2010) 'a great little bible of techniques' Benchpeg Newsletter (April 2010) '...provides an inspirational approach to glass work.' Making Jewellery (July 2010) 'a very useful guide for beginners' Glass Network (June 2010)
About Yvonne Coffey
Yvonne Coffey completed an MA in glass and ceramics at the Royal College of Art, London, and has exhibited in London and throughout Europe. She is a member of Contemporary Applied Arts, the Contemporary Glass Society, the Contemporary Jewellery Society and the New London Glass Collective. She is also a lecturer at Westminster Adult Education College, and a visiting lecturer at University College, Falmouth.
Table of Contents
Introduction A Brief History of Glass and Glass Jewellery What Glass to Use The Cutting and Preparation of Glass Fusing Slumping Gelflex Small-scale Casting Cold-working Fixings Firings, Kilns and Annealing Glossary Suppliers Bibliography Index
Glass Jewellery by Yvonne Coffey
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