This book includes articles spanning the Society of North American Goldsmiths' (SNAG) more than 30 years of publishing technical articles and information for its membership. As part of SNAG's mission to advance professional practices through education, these articles have been of ongoing benefit to the membership as well as the field as a whole. This chronological compilation begins with the first technical questions published in the organization's first newsletter and ends with the most recently published article with full color illustrations on wax carving.
SNAG supports and advances the professional practice of artists, designers, jewelers and metalsmiths. Through education, innovation, and leadership, SNAG provides access to a vibrant and passionate community. Founded in 1969, SNAG is a nonprofit educational organization with more than 3,000 members worldwide - comprising all aspects of contemporary metalsmithing.