A Passion For Jewelry: Secrets to Collecting, Understanding, and Caring for Your Jewelry

A Passion For Jewelry: Secrets to Collecting, Understanding, and Caring for Your Jewelry

by Laura Fronty, Yves Duronsoy
     
 

A gorgeously illustrated book that celebrates the timeless beauty of collectible and antique jewelry. Full of helpful ideas and tips as well as stunning photographs, A Passion for Jewelry is the complete illustrated guide on how to appreciate, collect, and care for your jewelry. Beginning with detailed exploration and history of materials, including classics such as… See more details below

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A gorgeously illustrated book that celebrates the timeless beauty of collectible and antique jewelry. Full of helpful ideas and tips as well as stunning photographs, A Passion for Jewelry is the complete illustrated guide on how to appreciate, collect, and care for your jewelry. Beginning with detailed exploration and history of materials, including classics such as gold, silver, and amber and more unusual ones such as glass and cloth, the book covers everything you ever wanted to know about jewelry. The text explains how to recognize different stones and estimate their worth, where to purchase, and the simple steps involved in starting your own collection. Completing this dazzling book are Yves Duronsoy’s photographs that perfectly capture the essence of each piece of necklace, bracelet, and ring featured.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789320438
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
01/12/2010
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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