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Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design

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Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour

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Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour

Diana Scarisbrick

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Social & cultural history; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

Hardback

A gloriously illustrated social history of diamond jewelry, told through the stories of the European rulers and socialites... [more]

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Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

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Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

William Dalrymple, Anita Anand

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; History; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i-Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in... [more]

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Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds

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Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds

Rachelle Bergstein

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Popular culture

Paperback

From the author of Women from the Ankle Down comes a lively cultural biography of diamonds, which explores our society's obsession... [more]

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A Kind of Magic: Art Deco Vanity Cases

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A Kind of Magic: Art Deco Vanity Cases

Sarah Hue-Williams, Peter Edwards

Art & design styles: Art Deco; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables: gold & silver (other than jewellery)

Hardback

The 50 vanity cases shown in this book are from one private collection, with examples of contemporary jewellery and images... [more]

$79.99

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20th Century Jewelry & the Icons of Style

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20th Century Jewelry & the Icons of Style

Stefano Papi, Alexandra Rhodes

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

For many centuries the collecting of precious jewels was the preserve of kings and queens, emperors and maharajahs. But in... [more]

$55.00

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Traditional Jewelry of India

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Traditional Jewelry of India

Oppi Untracht

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Cultural studies; Jewellery & beadcraft

Paperback

A presentation of one of the greatest of the world's jewelry traditions, this book features a display of individual ornaments... [more]

$55.00

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The Museum and the Factory: The V&A, Elkington and the Electrical Revolution

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The Museum and the Factory: The V&A, Elkington and the Electrical Revolution...

Alistair Grant, Angus Patterson

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

This book reveals a great untold story of enterprise and innovation based on the relationship between the Victoria and Albert... [more]

$88.99

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Georgian Jewellery: 1714-1830

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Georgian Jewellery: 1714-1830

Ginny Redington Dawes, Olivia Collings

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

Georgian Jewellery is a celebration of the style and excellence of the eighteenth century, and of the ingenuity that produced... [more]

$90.00

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The Crown Jewels: The Official Illustrated History

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The Crown Jewels: The Official Illustrated History

Anna Keay

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; History

Paperback

The Tower of London has over two million visitors a year, with the Crown Jewels as its centrepiece. This title provides the... [more]

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Pal Vigeland: When Metal Becomes Nature

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Pal Vigeland: When Metal Becomes Nature

Gunnar Danbolt, Jorunn Veiteberg

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Sculpture; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Individual artists, art monographs; Photography & photographs

Hardback

Comprehensive monograph on this internationally-renowned metal artist, featuring work from across nearly 50 years. [more]

$87.99

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Silver in Georgian Dublin: Making, Selling, Consuming

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Silver in Georgian Dublin: Making, Selling, Consuming

Alison Fitzgerald

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; British & Irish history; Economic history

Paperback

Georgian Dublin is synonymous with a period of unprecedented expansion in the market for luxury goods. At a time when new... [more]

$77.99

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Red X Thread: Franz Bette - Jewellery

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Red X Thread: Franz Bette - Jewellery

Sabine Runde, Yaman Shao

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Decorative arts; Individual artists, art monographs; Individual designers

Paperback

For Red X Thread, the gold- and silversmith and designer Franz Bette developed a new body of work which reflected his experiences... [more]

$59.99

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Carnet by Michelle Ong

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Carnet by Michelle Ong

Vivienne Becker

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

Hardback

A lavish survey of over twenty-five years of beautiful gems from Carnet, Michelle Ong's Hong Kong-based boutique jewelry house.... [more]

$125.00

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Brooches and Badges

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Brooches and Badges

Rachel Church

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

Hardback

An engaging overview of the changing styles and uses of brooches and badges from the Middle Ages to today, illustrated with... [more]

$29.99

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Boucheron: Free-Spirited Jeweler

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Boucheron: Free-Spirited Jeweler

Anita Coppet

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; History of fashion

Hardback

This book is a journey through the sparkling world of the iconic Maison Boucheron, which has championed a sensual, chic, modern,... [more]

$110.00

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Annamaria Zanella: The Poetry of Material / La Poesia della Materia

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Annamaria Zanella: The Poetry of Material / La Poesia della Materia

Jorunn Veiteberg

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

The new monograph about jewellery artist Annamaria Zanella shows many hitherto unpublished works. [more]

$75.00

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Arts and Crafts Jewelry in Boston: Frank Gardner Hale and His Circle

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Arts and Crafts Jewelry in Boston: Frank Gardner Hale and His Circle

Nonie Gadsden, Meghan Melvin, Emily Stoehrer

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design

Hardback

An authoritative and beautifully illustrated history of the innovative, colourful and finely crafted Arts and Crafts jewelry... [more]

$65.00

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Anna Hu: Symphony of Jewels: Opus 2

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Anna Hu: Symphony of Jewels: Opus 2

Janet Zapata

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Fashion & textiles: design

Hardback

In this, the second volume of a projected multi-volume series, jewellery designer Anna Hu presents a carefully curated selection... [more]

$115.00

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Simply Danish: Silver Jewellery - 20th Century

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Simply Danish: Silver Jewellery - 20th Century

Jorg Schwandt

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Decorative arts; Fashion & textiles: design

Hardback

Comprehensive volume on Danish silver jewellery including 170 pieces by 70 manufacturers and artists. [more]

$87.99

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Impulses: 30 Years. Gold and Silversmith's Trust Schwabisch Gmund

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Impulses: 30 Years. Gold and Silversmith's Trust Schwabisch Gmund

Gold Silversmith's Trust Schwabisch Gmund

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Antiques & collectables: gold & silver (other than jewellery)

Hardback

The Gold and Silversmith's Craft Trust Schwabisch Gmund appoints City Goldsmiths since 1989. Famous artists like Max Froehlich,... [more]

$69.99

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Mounting and Setting Stones

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Mounting and Setting Stones

Sonia Cheadle

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design

Paperback

A clear and practical introduction to mounting and setting stones, suitable for both the student and the practising jeweller.... [more]

$34.99

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The Wyvern Collection: Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Metalwork

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The Wyvern Collection: Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Metalwork...

Paul Williamson

Sculpture; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Religious subjects depicted in art

Hardback

One of the most important collections of medieval sculpture and metalwork ever assembled, available to the public for the... [more]

$115.00

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Figures & Faces: The Art of Jewelry

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Figures & Faces: The Art of Jewelry

Patrick Mauries

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Decorative arts

Hardback

A glittering collection of jewelry emulating the human form, from the collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris... [more]

$32.99

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Faberge: His Masters and Artisans

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Faberge: His Masters and Artisans

Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design

Hardback

Carl Faberge (1846-1920), jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court, enjoys iconic stature in the history of the goldsmiths'... [more]

$59.99

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Diving for Starfish: The Jeweler, the Actress, the Heiress, and One of the World's Most Alluring Pieces of Jewelry

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Diving for Starfish: The Jeweler, the Actress, the Heiress, and One of the...

Cherie Burns

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Individual designers; True stories

Hardback

The hunt for one of the most famous pieces of jewellery ever made: the gold, ruby, and amethyst encrusted starfish brooch... [more]

$39.99

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