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- Mineral Bliss: Sitting in with the Master
- Photographing Minerals, Fossils, and Lapidary Materials
In , the publication won the prestigious Carnegie Mineralogical Award. He explains the basic concepts, covers equipment and formats, and goes into detail about photographing transparent and opaque materials, with advice on lighting techniques, filters, photomicrography, stereo-photography, fluorescence, location photography, and slide presentations. According to his website , when Jeff got his first camera from his father at high school graduation, it was the beginning of a lifelong passion.
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Jeff grew up in Connecticut and had been collecting minerals and fossils since he was eight years old. He started college majoring in geology, but switched to anthropology and archaeology. Jeff studied what little there was published on archaeological photography; finding the literature minimal, he started researching scientific photography from other fields and applied what he learned to archaeological materials.
After three years in the photo studio at the dig, he renewed his passion for minerals with camera in hand. Initial image results were disappointing but Jeff kept at it and started gaining recognition for his work. I can light from behind, from underneath, and through the glass. Copyright 3rd Edition Soft cover with pages. How to Tumble Polish Rocks into Gems. Cox - This is an informative paper back book which covers the basics of cutting a rock and grinding stones into cabochons for making jewelry. Cox - This is an informative paper back book which covers more advanced technique's in grinding stones into cabochons..
Dake - This is an informative paper back book which covers many aspects of the lapidary field to include, cutting rock, sphere making, faceting, rock tumbling and making cabochons. Learn how to create a pair of earrings, a pin, a barrette, and a necklace with agate and beads, and various ways to embellish these projects.
The author uses the beauty of the earth's natural agates, along with wire and beads, to create simple beginners projects as elaborate and challenging as your imagination permits. You'll learn to make simple and fancy rings, bracelets, earrings, crosses, stick pins and pendants.
ISBN 13: 9780945005216
Choose single and multiple bead design as well as wire only designs. The clearly written and easy to follow directions are supplemented with illustrations.
The book has dozens of projects, shows tools requirements, materials; inexpensive and alternatives. You'll love to try this different approach to making jewelry!
Only limited by your imagination and very cheap initial costs with just a minimum of tools and supplies required. This book will get you started in this fantastic hobby. With over illustrations and clear, step-by-step directions, this paperback book shows how to make hoop earrings, decorative chains, brooches, and much more.
The Encyclopedia of Wire Jewelry Techniques. The world's most trusted nonfiction series is now available with a CD of clipart.
Mineral Bliss: Sitting in with the Master
Stunning color photographs of rocks, fossils, minerals, precious metals, crystals, jewels and gemstones give the reader a unique "eyewitness" insight into the evolution and composition of the Earth. A hard cover book with 72 pages, a CD and clip art. The basics of cutting a stone with a trim saw and the stages to go through with the diamond wheels and discs to come up with a finished product or cabochon. Ordering information and instructions. How to Use Diamond Abrasives.
Photographing Minerals, Fossils, and Lapidary Materials
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