An Extensive list of links primarily related to the Metal Jewelry Industry
United States Faceters Guild Excellent source of faceting information.
Abrasha's Jewelry Page
Rosior Jewelry Design
Brian Adam Jeweler & Eyeglass Designer
Bonny Doon Engineering Equipment for Jewelers & Metalsmiths
New Approach School for Jewelers Forum
Allgemeine Gold-und Silberscheideanstalt AG
Fetpak, Inc. Packaging Products
Abrasive Products Tools for Deburring, Polishing, Grinding, and Finishing - Jewelry Design
The World of Precious Metals Jewelry Design
Creative Gems & Jewelry Co., LTD. Dealing with various aspects of the Gem and Jewelry Trade.
Santa Fe Jewelers Supply
SWD Ruby - Saphire Gemstones Wholesale
Metalcyberspace Directory Jewelry Designers / Goldsmiths / Metal Artists
The Contenti Company A supplier of jewelry tools and equipment listing over 7,000 products for sale, . Providence, RI
Fine Jewelry Where America shops for diamond jewelry, pearls and gemstones. Wide selection of gold, platinum and silver jewelry to highlight your gemstones. From designer jewelry to your own custom jewelry.
Pasternak Findings Israel
Allireland Crafts Jewelry - Cokama Ltd., Dublin, Ireland
Handmade Jewelry Unique handcrafted bracelets, earrings, rings, necklaces & accessories - Durham, UK
Handcrafted Jewellery Unique handmade jewellery and fashion accessories from The Spotty Dog Shop. Specialising in designer lampwork beads and semi precious stones. UK
Metal Workers Org Online Community for Metalworking (Jewelry).
A Method of Patinating Brass Alloys Using Contact Plating.
A Method of Patinating Steel.
An Investing Procedure for Lost Wax casting
Basic Optics Notes for Gemology
Brief Notes on Shakudo
Cleaning Metal Surfaces
Craftsmanship Improvement Method
Cupric Nitrate Patination of Metals. This patination solution gives you a range of greens, olives, browns, black, turquoise and yellow-greens on many metals.
Fabrication of a Basic Tubing Catch With many Illustrations!
Files From the book "Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop"
Hammer Hints From the book "Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop"
Homemade Engravers Ball From the book "Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop"
How to Step-Roll Wire
Definitions Concerning Physical Properties of Gemstones From: ëIntroductory Gemmologyí by Lewton-Brain.
Minerals, Crystals and Their Systems From: ëIntroductory Gemmologyí by Lewton-Brain
This is an introductory listing of definitions and nomenclature concerning gem materials.
Notes on Depletion Gilding. An academic paper.
Notes on Gemstone Fluorescence
Notes on Scoring and Bending
Notes On Specific Gravity
On Jewelry Career Options
Shop Machines About Anvils, Buffing Machines, Casting Machines, Drill Press Machines, Flexible Shafts, Hydraulic Press Machines, Rolling Mills and more...
Small Bench Tools Description
Small Scale Double making procedures
Some Basic Metal Working Tools for Beginners
Some Notes on Granulation
Some Notes on Making Your Own Polariscope for Gemology
Some PR Tools to have on your side
Some Thoughts on Computer Use in the Metals/Jewelry Field
Some Thoughts on Fire Scale
Some Thoughts on Modes of Working This short paper offers a set of names to describe how the jewelry metals field is made up in terms of the way practitioners approach their medium.
Stonesetting - Engraved Bezel with Vertical Walls. With many Illustrations!
Teaching Through Process: Towards A New Metals Education
The Cardboard Disc Sanding Tool Home Made tool that will save you money.
Tube Setting - an Introduction to Setting With many Illustrations!
Project - Chain Making This project is for beginners that wish to become silversmiths, part time or full time. Keep in mind that there are many ways to do this faster with the use of mechanical tools, but you are doing this project to learn how to use your frame saw and how to solder.
Brief Notes on Presto-Lite Torch
General, Various Techniques, Bench Tricks, etc. (52)
Patination and Colouring (5)
Gem Cutting, Setting, etc. (6)
Engraving and Etching (2)
Other Techniques (2)
Sheet Metal (4)
Blacksmiting, Ironwork (5)
Tools, Machines, Machine Processes (6)
A Selected Bibliography for Materials Science for Goldsmiths (28)
Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop
Brain Press Publications,
Ste M, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1N3
Practical Goldsmith; Modelling
By R¸hle Diebener Verlag GmbH + Co KG
PO Box 70 04 50,
D-7000 Stuttgart 70
1st Edition 1991
Hydraulic Die forming for Jewelers and Metalsmiths
By Susan Kingsley
20 Ton Press,
PO Box 222492
Carmel, CA, 93922, USA
The Complete Metalsmith - Tim McCreight
Practical Casting - Tim McCreight
Jewellery Making Manual - Sylvia Wicks
Practical Jewelry Rendering - Tim McCreight
The Complete Metalsmith Video
33 Woodland Road,
Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04101, USA
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