Masters: Gold: Major Works by Leading Artists

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All that glitters here IS gold—and it’s gorgeous! This addition to the popular Masters series focuses on a topic—gold jewelry—with mass appeal to a wide audience: jewelers, metalsmiths, collectors, museums, and just about anyone who loves beautiful workmanship. Leading jewelry expert Marthe Le Van has chosen 40 of the world’s best goldsmiths and presents their finest pieces. A short essay accompanies each eight-page section, along with choice quotes from the featured artists. ...
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All that glitters here IS gold—and it’s gorgeous! This addition to the popular Masters series focuses on a topic—gold jewelry—with mass appeal to a wide audience: jewelers, metalsmiths, collectors, museums, and just about anyone who loves beautiful workmanship. Leading jewelry expert Marthe Le Van has chosen 40 of the world’s best goldsmiths and presents their finest pieces. A short essay accompanies each eight-page section, along with choice quotes from the featured artists. The talented creators showcased here include:

Eva Steinberg (Germany): Art Nouveau influences abound in her colorful earrings and pendants

Namu Cho (Korea/United States): Cho employs the ancient technique of Korean damascene known as poe mok saang gum.

Claude Chavent (France): He plays with the optical illusions of trompe l’oeil, bringing volume and movement to his dazzling flat pieces.

Stuart Golder (United States): Golder weaves sheets and wires of gold on a loom, designing elaborate patterns based on traditional cloth weaving.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781600590405
  • Publisher: Lark Books NC
  • Publication date: 5/5/2009
  • Series: Masters Series
  • Pages: 330
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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  • Posted December 8, 2008

    Stunning works of art

    I was most excited to see that the book featured the works of Stuart Golder. I have several of his jewelry pieces and he is an amazing craftsman.

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