Understanding Jewelry

Understanding Jewelry

by David Bennett, Daniela Mascetti, David Bennett
     
 

A classic Antique Collectors' Club title, Understanding Jewellery is now available in a revised and fully updated third edition and is unique in explaining why jewellery values vary and the individual points important for each category. Explanations are given in a straightforward, uncomplicated manner with a text largely linked directly to specific illustrations.

Overview

A classic Antique Collectors' Club title, Understanding Jewellery is now available in a revised and fully updated third edition and is unique in explaining why jewellery values vary and the individual points important for each category. Explanations are given in a straightforward, uncomplicated manner with a text largely linked directly to specific illustrations. This makes the assimilation of the information much easier than in traditional text dominated books. The authors, both jewellery experts, evaluate many millions of pounds worth annually and thus handle a complete cross-section of what is available on the market. They have specially selected the hundreds of superb colour illustrations to show what to look for and, equally important, what to avoid. Whether interested in the history of fashion, deciding what to buy or simply to enjoy a visual feast of beautiful objects, this book will serve as an invaluable reference and represents outstanding value. This book is an excellent guide to

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From the Publisher
. . . a delightful and presentation worthy coffee table book, Understanding Jewellery is also, in the truest sense, serves as an inviting educational tool with exhaustive encyclopedic explanations of jewelry starting in the late 18th century to the present.
- New York Journal of Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851494309
Publisher:
Antique Collector's Club
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
9.79(w) x 11.39(h) x 1.78(d)

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