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- Knights In Shining Armor Sinkević, Ida$28.00
Myth and Reality 1450-1650
This scholarly significant, popularly written, and beautifully illustrated work explores the multiple rolls of arms and armor in the Renaissance and Baroque societies. During the period between 1450-1650, gunpowder weapons and new military technologies gradually extinguished the need for knights in shining armor on the battlefield. In this period, unsurpassed production of elaborate, richly decorated, and superbly crafted suits of armor became a symbol of status and was worn increasingly for ceremonial purposes and adopted into everyday life and dress.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11.5" x 10.75" Pages: 84 Illustrations: 111Learn More
- Legacy: Jewelry Techniques of West Africa Cheminée, Mathhieu$45.00
Legacy: Jewelry Techniques of West Africa is a fascinating step-by-step journey with the author, Matthieu Cheminée, through the lives, history and rituals, homes and workshops, tools and techniques of the jewelry masters of West Africa. It is an emotional tour that explores West African metal arts through practical and detailed presentations of traditional metal techniques.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 9" x 10 1/2"Learn More
- Lives Shaped by Steel Zastrow, Nancy$34.50
Celebrating East Coast Outdoor Metal Artists
This series of interviews introduces some artist who have shaped steel and had their lives shaped by it. It celebrates people who are passionate about metal, and about the way this passion has been translated into lasting beauty. The book is arranged by geographic area, and the artists are listed in alphabetical order.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" Pages: 248 Illustrations: 300 colorLearn More
- Metal Techniques for Craftsmen Untracht, Oppi$65.00
A Basic Manual on the Methods of Forming and Decorating Metals
Working with metals, recording experiences and the taming of fire, distinguishes man from beasts.
This book gives complete instructions on the handling, working and finishing of all metals. It is fully indexed and lavishly illustrated not only with working techniques but also with fine examples of craftsmanship through the ages.
Part One is devoted to basic information and the characteristic qualities of each of the metals met by the craftsman, both precious and base.
Part Two describes the various techniques in working metals, those that do not require soldering, those employing contrasting metals, those that require soldering, and those combining metals with nonmelalic materials.
Part Three deals with smithing, annealing, forging, casting and other methods of metal fabrication.
Part Four deals with finishing.
Part Five descriibes hand tools and their uses.
Part Six is devoted to charts and tables.
Format: Hardcover. Dimentions: 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" Pages: 509 Illustrations: over 2,000
- Peter Ross Master Metalsmith Raiteri, Linda$10.00
Peter Ross: Master Metalsmith
The exhibition photos of the works of Peter Ross, the long-time head smith at Colonial Williamsburg , from The National Ornamental Metal Museum, 2003, all in one booklet.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8.5 x 7.25 Pages: 20 Illustrations: 22Learn More
- Professional Jewelry Making Revere, Alan$68.00
This landmark book brings a European-style jewelry training to a wide and enthusiastic audience. Alan Revere's four decades as a working goldsmith and passionate teacher are evident on every page as he leads us methodically through each step. In the tradition of great teachers everywhere, he is demanding yet generous, expecting perfection and giving tips on how to achieve it.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 11 1/2" Pages: 340 Illustrations: 600Learn More
- Ukrainian Blacksmith: Oleh Bonkovskyy Mohylevskyy, Volodymyr$36.00
The production of iron and its shaping by hot forging methods was known in modern Ukraine long before the Common Era. Ukrainian Blacksmith Oleh Bonkovskyy, exemplifies one man's dedication to the art of blacksmithing. This book illustrates the craftsmanship of Bonkovskyy's many works of art that have found their home around the world, including large public sculptures, detailed and intricate panels, stained glass, signage, fireplaces, grillwork, gates and handrails, candlesticks and crosses. Included are also chapters on the history of blacksmithing and each of the styles of his work in both English and Ukrainian.
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" Pages: 293 Illustrations: 210Learn More
- Wrought Iron Kühn, Fritz$25.00
Wrought Iron was as renowned for his photography as he was for his metal artistry. In this small compendium Kühn offers us his own view of his own works.
"Emotionally sensing and intellectually reading a simple form means to catch a glimpse of its very soul." - Fritz Kühn
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 12" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 186Learn More