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On Jewellery

Author : Liesbeth den Besten
ISBN : 3897903490
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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On Jewellery offers a comprehensive overview of the trends and role of contemporary international jewellery art from the 1960s to today, shown within the context of corresponding trends in art and society. This publication is dedicated to themes such as
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

A History Of Jewellery 1100 1870

Author : Joan Evans
ISBN : 0486261220
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 84.30 MB
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Superb sourcebook of rare ornamentation includes meticulously detailed narrative and 400 illustrations depicting priceless brooches, necklaces, clasps, gold padlock, reliquary pendants, much more.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

New Directions In Jewellery

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ISBN : UOM:39015062624823
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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New Directions in Jewellery explores contemporary jewellery as an experimental practice that engages with craft, design, fashion and popular culture. Profiling over 70 makers, with extensive illustrations and commentary, this book provides an overview of the new directions that jewellery is taking from the innovative use of materials to conceptual pieces stretching the traditional definitions of what jewellery is. With an introductory text, as well as essays by specialists in the design, creation and history of jewellery, the makers featured in this book are also brought into view through profiles and interviews. As a visual sourcebook, this publication is accessible for those interested in contemporary craft, fashion, culture and style while providing essential reading for all jewellery makers.
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Colour And Textures In Jewellery

Author : Nina Gilbey
ISBN : 9781785005787
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 30.42 MB
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Decorative textures and colour are integral to the design of every piece of jewellery. This beautiful book covers a range of techniques and materials, which can be used to bring excitement, meaning and interest to your designs. Written by two experienced designer-makers and tutors, it encourages you to experiment, make samples, bend the rules (safely) and see what results are possible, before following the detailed technical advice to apply the techniques to your work. Topics covered include: embossing - techniques include hammering, stamping and roll printing to imprint a pattern, design and details onto the surface of the work; covering heat application and techniques including reticulation, granulation and casting; further ideas and techniques cover the use of removing metal; colour techniques incorporating coloured metals in a piece of jewellery and the use of mixed media i.e. resin, wood, glass, anodised aluminium and gemstones. There are exercises that demonstrate a technique and experiment with the process, including a comprehensive guide to adding textures and colour to jewellery. This book will be an indispensable reference for practising jewellers, designers, jewellery students of all levels and silversmiths. It is beautifully illustrated with over 750 colour photographs. Nina Gilbey and Bekkie Ora Cheesman are two experienced designer-makers and tutors.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Craft Of Jewellery Making A Collection Of Historical Articles On Tools Gemstone Cutting Mounting And Other Aspects Of Jewellery Making

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9781473390584
Genre : Science
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This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from our collection we have compiled a series of historical and informative publications on the subjects of gemology and crystallography. The titles in this range include "Gemstone Manufacturing" "The Optical Properties of Gemstones and Crystals" "The Thirty-Two Classes of Crystal Symmetry" and many more. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "The Craft of Jewellery Making" contains information on tools, cutting, mounting and much more. Intended to illustrate the main aspects of jewellery making it is a comprehensive guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and to understand the field in its historical context. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Seven Thousand Years Of Jewellery

Author : Hugh Tait
ISBN : 0714117102
Genre : Jewelry
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Jewellery is one of the oldest forms of decorative art: its history can be traced from the earliest known civilizations in Mesopotamia and Egypt. This book reveals the varied styles, techniques and materials which have delighted men and women through the ages, all over the world. From Egyptian necklaces to Celtic torcs, and from Renaissance pendants to Art Nouveau buckles,7000 years of jewellery design and production are illustrated in this book.
Category: Jewelry

Victorian Jewellery

Author : Margaret Cameron Coss Flower
ISBN : 0486422305
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Anbsp;highly readable account of how jewelry and fashion influenced each other and how both were determined by living standards and economics of the Victorian years. Includes lovely examples of jeweled tiaras, brooches, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, lockets, and chains, all set with precious and semi-precious stones. 115 halftones, 66 line illustrations, 10 color plates.
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The Jewellery Of Roman Britain

Author : Dr Catherine Johns
ISBN : 9781135851118
Genre : Social Science
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This work provides a survey of the jewellery of Roman Britain. Fully illustrated and accessible to both the specialist and amateur enthusiast, it surveys the full range of personal ornament worn in Britain during the Roman period, the 1st to 4th centuries AD. It emphasizes the presence of two distinct cultural and artistic traditions, the classical element introduced by the Romans and the indigeneous Celtic background. The interaction of these traditions affected all aspects of Romano-British life and is illustrated in the jewellery.; The meaning and significance of personal ornament in a wide range of cultures is discussed, including such matters as symbolism and the display of wealth and status. The principal types of Romano-British jewellery are classified in detail, drawing attention to those which can be relatively closely dated. The coverage is not restricted to precious-metal objects, but includes jewellery made of base metals and materials such as bone, jet and glass. The final chapter is devoted to the techniques of manufacture, a subject which has become better understood in recent years as a result of scientific advances. The book should appeal to anyone who practices, teaches or studies Roman archaeology, together with all those with a professional or amateur interest in the history of jewellery and design.
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