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Precious Jewellery from Plastics
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About the Author Introduction Types of Plastic Damage and Degradation Selecting Materials Marking out Patterns Cutting Plastics Joining Plastics Forming Plastics Designing Catches and Fittings Dyeing Plastics Other Decorative Finishes Design and Aesthetics Precious Plastic Jewellery: Example Projects Jewellery Gallery and Meet the Makers Appendix: Constructing a Vacuum-Former Suppliers Useful Websites Glossary Index

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The first book to share significant information in this area. Covers technical information, principles and suppliers, based on years of research and experimentation, to allow jewellers to explore and experiment with plastics.

About the Author

Chris Bond was originally educated as a scientist rather than a jeweller. However, while studying, Chris started to be influenced by craft, beginning with blacksmithing and developing into nearly 30 years of work with a range of materials, from leather and gold to textiles and plastics. In 2000 Chris began working as a technical jeweller (rather than a designer jeweller), developing techniques and processes. He discovered a fascination with plastics, in particular solving problems such as bonding and working with materials including polypropylene, nylon, polystyrene and many more besides.

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Technical information is at the heart of the book; there's plenty of coverage on types of plastics and best practices for using them in jewelry projects. VERDICT The focus is on technique rather than projects (there are only two included). However, most jewelry makers shouldn't have a problem using what they learn here to design their own works of art Library Journal"
"Technical information is at the heart of the book; there's plenty of coverage on types of plastics and best practices for using them in jewelry projects. VERDICT The focus is on technique rather than projects (there are only two included). However, most jewelry makers shouldn't have a problem using what they learn here to design their own works of art" --Library Journal

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