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Fabulous Costume Jewelry: History of Fantasy and Fashion in Jewels

By: Becker, Vivienne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 27518

ISBN: 0887405312

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book which looks unread. Contains original publisher's card laid-in along with a price sheet. The book is beautiful with no defect of note and is printed on quality coated paper with many photographs, primarily in color. Begins with Georgian jewels and then onto the Romantic, Edwardian, Art Deco, Cockstail Style and 'Glam Rock" which covers the 60's forward.. As a Hattie Carnegie collector, I'm delighted to have a copy to keep and one to share! Book ... View more info

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Artistic Luxury: Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique

By: Harrison, Stephen et al

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Clevleand Museum of Art: 2008

Seller ID: 28005

ISBN: 0940717980

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book -- like new. Previous owner either read it carefully, or not at all. Pristine isnide and out. Book measures 10" x 11-3/4". A sumptuous book prepared to accompany an exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art which was mounted from October 19, 2008 to January 18, 2009. A dazzling book for a dazzling exhibit of treasures from the masters -- Faberge, Tiffany and Lalique, Book has 358 pages. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. View more info

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Baird-North Company Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Silverware 1913 Trade Catalog (Facsimile Reprint)

By: No Author

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Wallace-Homested Book Company: 1992

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 27590

Condition: Fine


Crisp clean catalog with only fault being a small name sticker to upper front corner of first page. Otherwise without fault. The Baird-North Company operated from Providence, Rhode Island where they sold diamonds, watches, jewelry and silverware. This catalog, a facsimile reprint, is spectacular with much product, many saturated pictures, and accompanied by descriptions. Catalog mesures 7" x 10" and has 200 pages. An original is scarce and would price in three figures... View more info

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A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's

By: No Author Stated

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Sotheby's: 1978

Seller ID: 27988

Condition: Fine Condition


This is an unusual catalog for an auction, even by Sotheby's many handsome examples. This one features a famous person on each page -- the Duchess of Windsor, Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, Edna Winston, Elton John, Countess Mona Bismarck, the Count and Countess du Boisrouvray, Ava Gardner, Helene Beaumont, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and Marlene Dietrich. The jewels are top drawer from the most revered jewelers in the world and each is beautifully described. Catalog i... View more info

Image for The Voyage of a Contemporary  Italian Goldsmith in the Clasical World; Golden Treasures By Akelo

The Voyage of a Contemporary Italian Goldsmith in the Clasical World; Golden Treasures By Akelo

By: Pixley, Mary L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri: 2010

Seller ID: 24723

ISBN: 0910501408

Condition: Very Good


Very handsomely designed and clean art catalog published to accompany an exhibit held in 2010-2011 at the University of Missouri, the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, California; and Forbes Galleries in New York City. Only light wear and very little. Printed on intermittent black and white glossy paper with full color images of the jewelry, but also much text. Measures 8-1/2"x9-1/2". 68 pages. View more info

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The Fracture of Meaning: Japan's Synthesis of China from the Eighth through the Eighteenth Centuries

By: Pollack, David

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 28073

ISBN: 0691066787

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean as new -- pristine inside and out with no defects of note. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Text is divided into seven chapters: 1.Script and Scripture --The Kojiki and the Problen of Writing; 2. The Informing Image -- China in the Tale of Genji; 3. A Bridge Across the Mountains --Chinese and the Aesthetics of Shinkokinshu; 4. Chineseness and Japaneseness in Early Medieval Zen -- Kokan Shiren and Muso Soseki; 5. Wakan and the Development ... View more info

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Jewelry USA, From a National Competition Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Museum (Includes Listing Catalogue of Artists).

By: Smith, Paul J. (director)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Craft Museum II: 1984

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23638

Condition: Very Good


This beautiful exhibition catalogue was published to accompany the works on view at the American Craft Museum from May 25 - September 1, 1984. In addition to the catalog there is also a spearate directory of the 211 works and their makers. The main catalogue measures 8-1/2" and has 59 counted pages. The works are photographed throughout in both color and black and white. Very handsome and clean. The only defect of note is a scratch at back which did not lose color. View more info

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Channel Setting Diamonds With Illustrated Procedures

By: Wooding, Robert R.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Erlanger, Kentucky, U.S.A., Dry Ridge Co: 1987

Seller ID: 25604

ISBN: 0961354534

Condition: Near Fine


Crips, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Illustrated throughout with instructional drawings to enhance the thorought text. 136 pages. Other jewelers' reference titles from this publisher about diamonds available. View more info