Precious metal, precious stones & jewellery

    Oscar Heyman

    By Elizabeth Hamilton

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    American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago

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    The history of American silver offers invaluable insights into the economic and cultural history of the nation itself. Published here for the first time, the Art Institute of Chicago's superb collection embodies innovation and beauty from the colonial era to the present. In the 17th century, silversmiths brought the fashions...

    The Golden Menagerie

    By Temple St. Clair

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    From vibrantly jeweled Fantasy Birds earrings to a ring mounted with a falcon ready to take flight from the wearer's finger, this exclusive window into St. Clair's world brings her alchemical creations to life.

    Beverley Collection of Gems at Alnwick Castle

    By Diana Scarisbrick

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    The Beverley Gem Collection at Alnwick Castle is one of the most distinguished in Great Britain still in private hands. It reflects the longstanding interest of the English nobility in both assembling and commissioning gemstones.

    Lydia Courteille

    By Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld

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    A monograph on Lydia Courteille, a French-born gemologist and antique-jewellery expert. Inspired by the past and the present, her jewellery pieces are the heirlooms of the future.

    Barbara Cartlidge and Electrum Gallery

    By Janice Hosegood

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    Traces the history of Electrum Gallery, a pre-eminent platform devoted to art jewellery and a major creative force, as well as the life of Barbara Cartlidge - artist, gallery director, curator and author.

    Hidden Gems

    By Sarah Hue-Williams

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    40 stories about jewels never publicly shared before

    Fine Jewelry Couture

    By Olivier Dupon

    Hardback £26.43

    Hailing from Australia, Brazil, France, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Russia, Turkey, the UK and USA, this book features over 35 master jewelry designers, organized alphabetically. Each designer is introduced with a biography that highlights their working practices and key sources of inspiration.

    New Rings

    By Nicolas Estrada

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    An illustrated book that showcases nearly 600 contemporary rings by some 300 international designers who stimulate the imagination by challenging traditional practices and standard definitions. It features rings made of gold, platinum and precious stones, of wood, bones, fibre and shells.

    The Guy Ladriere Collection of Gems and Rings

    By Diana Scarisbrick

    Hardback Save £13.54 = £26.46

    This handsome volume, written and compiled by three of the foremost experts on gems and semi-precious stones, is the first to catalogue, illustrate and describe all the pieces in the Guy Ladriere Collection.

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