Take a tour of the tools of the trade in this special issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist. Explore the workings of such hand tools as pliers and ring clamps, and equipment from tumblers to welders. Discover the versatility of nephrite jade, practice stone setting, and focus on keeping faceting equipment in shape. Learn the ins and outs of pierced and flared designs, building hinges, forming spacers, and crafting rings and bracelets in jewelry making projects. Always great stuff - intelligent articles and tonnes of inspiration. Comprehensive how-to's. Full colour. 8.5 x 11 inches. Always worth reading.