Creative lampwork : techniques and projects for the art of melting glass / Joan Gordon ; technical expert, Lesley Rands.

Title: 
Creative lampwork : techniques and projects for the art of melting glass / Joan Gordon ; technical expert, Lesley Rands.
Author/Artist: 
Gordon, Joan Bernadette.
Publisher: 
Lewes, East Sussex : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2010.
Description: 
175 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
123030
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Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
TP859.2.G66
Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
TP859.2.G66
Notes: 
Includes index.
Contents: 
The history of lampwork --
A global view of lampwork --
Gallery --
How to use this book --
Lampwork basics. Creating a safe workplace ; Marvers and tools ; Lampwork torches ; Glass for lampworking ; Kilns ; Preparing for lampwork --
Melting glass. Making a lampwork bead ; Using a brass press ; Shaping glass with tools ; Textured beads ; Hollow beads --
Decorative techniques. Basic stringers ; Encased stringers ; Decorative stringers ; Stringer control ; Decoration with stringers ; Decorative dots ; Frits ; Enamels ; Encased beads ; Millefiori ; Foil beads ; Embedding zirconia ; Metallic effects ; Special types of glass ; Chromatic implosion ; Jewellery and tools --
The projects.
ISBN: 
9781861088109 (pbk.) : $22.95
1861088108 (pbk.)