A History of Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand: Place and AdornmentA History of Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand: Place and Adornment tells the remarkable story of how two countries, far from the jewellery centres of Europe and NorthAmerica, have managed to contr..
A Manual of Historic OrnamentExceptionally comprehensive, easy-to-use guide surveys the evolution of historic ornament in architecture and the applied arts — from primitive ornaments of Oceania, Egypt, and Assyria to a Gothic doorway in Amiens, the tomb of Lorenzo de Medici, and a classic early-19th..
Adornment: The Art of Barbara Natoli WittBarbara Natoli Witt was a pioneer in the wearable art movement that began in San Francisco and has been creating her necklaces for over 40 years; this publication is the first to document her career Using a combination of tapestry, and lace-making techniques,..
Art as Jewellery: From Calder to KapoorIncludes an introduction by Vivienne Becker, an award-winning jewelry writer, and a contribution from Julia Peyton Jones, previous director of the Serpentine Gallery, LondonA marvellous array of images, from archived photographs and sketches that have not been ..
Bejeweled: The World of Ethical Jewelry In the wake of Charles Leavitt’s insightful 2006 movie Blood Diamond, which told how conflict diamonds fund civil wars, the buying and wearing of ethically sourced and sustainably mined jewelry has become a priority in today’s luxury market. Bejeweled is ..
Create Jewelry: Glass: Brilliant Designs to Make and WearSassy, elegant, dressy, or flirty, this jewelry glass manual presents 21 stunning step-by-step projects for the novice or advanced jewelry maker. Innovative designs are combined with intriguing anecdotes, history, and tips about beautiful glas..
Fine Jewelry Couture: Contemporary HeirloomsThis inspirational book features more than thirty-five master jewelry designers, hailing from across the globe. They represent a wide variety of visions and techniques, from Aida Bergsen’s flora- and fauna-inspired designs, and Anabela Chan’s exquisitely d..
Georgian Jewellery 1714-1830A thoroughly researched look at the jewellery of the time, offering good basic knowledge for the beginner and new facts for the expertNew and/or little-known facts about the techniques, styles and materials of the ageThe only book solely on the Georgian period, and the la..
Gold and Gems: The Jewels of Marie-Hélène de TaillacWhen she drew her first designs in 1996, Marie-Hélène de Taillac stirred a revolution in contemporary jewelry, forging a style centered on the artisanal techniques of handcrafted jewelry to showcase the stones themselves.The French designer’s first..
Jewelry International III: Volume 3For the first time ever, the world’s most famous jewelers come together, presenting their most luscious pieces for your delectation. Jewelry International, the only book of its kind, features the world’s most exquisite jewels and the companies that craft them. Two ..
Mastering the Art of Beading: Essential Tools and Techniques Every Jewelry Maker Must KnowMastering the Art of Beading will do for jewelry making what Julia Child did for French food. In this definitive guide to all things beads, expert jewelry maker Genevieve A. Sterbenz covers all of the terms, to..
Portrait Jewels: Opulence and Intimacy from the Medici to the RomanovsFrom the Renaissance to the end of the Belle Epoque, cameo, intaglio, and miniature portraits, prized as representations of eminent people or treasured as images of the beloved, have been enriched by jeweled frames in order to wea..