Jewelry (Art and Artists)
7000 Years of Jewelry
7000 Years of Jewelry
Paperback      ISBN: 1554073952
The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of jewelry. The previous edition of this exhaustive survey was published to critical acclaim by the British Museum Press. Since publication, the museum has expanded its collection, with major acquisitions of pieces from Europe and Asia. The new edition includes a complete revision of the section on Europe after 1700, plus revisions to the sections on Celtic Europe, Roman Britain, cameos and finger rings. The book explores the varied styles, techniques and materials used to make jewelry in many civilizations throughout the world and across the millennia. Egyptian necklaces, Celtic torcs, South American gold masks, Renaissance pendants and Art Nouveau buckles are examples of the range of the masterpieces described and illustrated with 400 superb photographs. 7000 Years of Jewelry takes readers on an impressive tour that includes, among other times and places: - The Middle East: 5000-2000 BC - Egypt: 1500-900 BC - Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Persian Lands: 850-325 BC - China, Celtic Europe, Mexico and Peru: 600 BC-AD 600 - The Mediterranean, India, Egypt, Roman Britain and Byzantium: 325 BC-AD 600 - Europe, China, Korea and Japan: 300-1000 - Mayan Central America: 600-1000 - Central and South America: 500-1500 - Europe, Islam, China, Korea and Java: 1000-1500 - China, India, Tibet and Mongolia: 1500-1850 - West Africa: 1500-1800 - Europe: 1500-1950. More comprehensive than before, this reference remains the finest and most beautifully illustrated history of jewelry ever published.

American Costume Jewelry: Art & Industry, 1935-1950, A-M
American Costume Jewelry
Art & Industry, 1935-1950, A-M
Hardcover      ISBN: 0764329820

Art As Jewellery: From Calder to Kapoor
Art As Jewellery
From Calder to Kapoor
Hardcover      ISBN: 1851498702
Bulgari: Treasures of Rome
Bulgari
Treasures of Rome
Hardcover      ISBN: 1851498796
Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed
Christie's
The Jewellery Archives Revealed
Hardcover      ISBN: 1851498478
Designing Jewelry: Brooches, Bracelets, Necklaces and Accessories
Designing Jewelry
Brooches, Bracelets, Necklaces and Accessories
Hardcover      ISBN: 0887406319

Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair With Jewelry
Elizabeth Taylor
My Love Affair With Jewelry
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743236645
Profiles the film star's collection of jewelry, providing descriptions of her most noteworthy pieces and describing their representation of particular relationships and events in her life.
European Designer Jewelry/a Schiffer Book for Collectors
European Designer Jewelry/a Schiffer Book for Collectors
Hardcover      ISBN: 0887408230
Flat color printing unfortunately diminishes this otherwise impressive compendium of text and photos (over 700) documenting the trends and sources of jewelry design in 13 countries of Europe and Scandinavia during the last 100 years. Arranged by country, coverage includes discussion of national characteristics and interaction among designers and artisans over time and across borders; biographical sketches for artists, artisans, and courturiers; and documentation and description of hallmarks and makers' marks, as well as jewelers' techniques and materials. The focus is on semi-precious gems, glass beads, rhinestones, and plastics set in silver, silver-gilt or brass (occasionally gold). Includes a value guide. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Flora: The Art of Jewelry
Flora
The Art of Jewelry
Hardcover      ISBN: 0500519420
A dazzling collection of jewelry imitating flowers, from the seventeenth century to today
From Picasso to Koons, the Artist As Jeweler
From Picasso to Koons, the Artist As Jeweler
Hardcover      ISBN: 8857211568