A practical handbook looking at the history and significance of rings and guiding the reader through a series of step-by-step projects.
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Building shanks Stones chart 2. Mounts 3. Settings 4. Finishing Gallery Glossary Suppliers Bibliography Index
Jinks McGrath is a designer/jewellery maker with a special interest in enamelling. Her work has been inspired by a number of visits to India, Thailand and Africa where she has watched and worked alongside local craftsmen at work. Jinks trained in England at the Berkshire College of Art and Design and takes commissions via her website: www.jinksmcgrath.com. Jinks has published a number of jewellery titles including The Rings Book, The Jeweller's Directory of Decorative Finishes, First Steps in Enamelling, The Encyclopedia of Jewellery Making Techniques and Jewellery Making: A Complete Guide for Beginners.