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A goldsmith creating a new ring
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A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with precious metals, usually to make jewelry. Goldsmiths must be skilled in forming metal, through filing, soldering, forging, casting and polishing metal. Traditionally these skills are passed along through apprenticeships. More recently some schools have begun offering courses in goldsmithing. Download high resolution version (1296x972, 203 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1296x972, 203 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Smith can refer to a person who practices smithing, to a very common family name or to part of a place name or location. ... A precious metal is a rare metallic element of high, durable economic value. ... Jewelry (the American spelling; spelled jewellery in Commonwealth English) consists of ornamental devices worn by persons, typically made with gems and precious metals. ... Detail of a double-cut flat file A file is a hand tool consisting of a steel shaft whose surface is cut with sharp parallel ridges made by a chisel before the file is hardened. ... (De)soldering a contact from a wire. ... This article is about smithing. ... Casting is a process by which a material is introduced into a mold while it is liquid, allowed to solidify in the shape inside the mold, and then removed producing a fabricated object, part, or casing. ... If youre looking for the TV show, see The Apprentice. ...


At one time, the name was synonymous with banker, since they dealt in gold and had sufficient security for safe storage of valuable items. For other uses, see Bank (disambiguation). ... Security is being free from danger. ...


Goldsmith: A metalworker concerned especially with pieces of jewellery and fine decorative utensils of gold, silver, copper, bronze and iron. (Brepohl, 2001, xiv)


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WikiProject Metalworking: This article is part of Smiths. A smith or metalsmith is a person involved in the shaping of metal objects. ... Band made of Silver. ... Image File history File links Blacksmith-hammer-anvil-50x50. ... Metalworking is the craft and practice of working with metals to create parts or structures. ...


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Jerry Goldsmith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (942 words)
Goldsmith later worked on several famous movies such as The Omen, Poltergeist I and II, Alien, Chinatown (for which he wrote a particularly apt and haunting theme), Gremlins, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Supergirl, First Blood, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Hoosiers, The Wind and the Lion, and many others.
Director Scott had commissioned Goldsmith to write and record an orchestral score for the movie, but was initially heard only in European theatres, while deleted for the domestic release due to studio politics (it has since been restored for DVD release).
Goldsmith is often remembered for composing the scores for five Star Trek films — Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek: First Contact (with son Joel), Star Trek: Insurrection and Star Trek: Nemesis — and the title theme for the Star Trek: Voyager television series.
Goldsmith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (127 words)
A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with precious metals, usually to make jewelry.
Goldsmiths must be skilled in forming metal, through filing, soldering, forging, casting and polishing metal.
Goldsmith: A metalworker concerned especially with pieces of jewellery and fine decorative utensils of gold, silver, copper, bronze and iron.
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