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Ethnic & Regional Jewellery Design Books


Anglo-Saxon Jewellery - Ronald Jessup - Faber and Faber 1950

The Splendour of Ethnic Jewelry The Splendour of Ethnic Jewelry - France Borel 1994, 2001

Ethnic Jewellery - John Mack 2002

Ethnic Jewellery Ethnic Jewellery: From Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands - Rene Van der Star 2006,2008

Ethnic Jewelry From Africa, Europe, & Asia - Sibylle Jargstorf 2007

Ethnic Jewelry: Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Ethnic Jewelry: Africa, Asia, and the Pacific - Michel Butor 1994

Pacific Jewelry and Adornment Pacific Jewelry and Adornment - Roger Neich 2004


African Jewelry & Adornment

Africa Adorned Africa Adorned - Angela Fisher 1984
African Hats and Jewelry - Duncan Clarke

American Indian Jewelry, Beadwork & Silversmithing

American Indian Beadwork American Indian Beadwork - W. Ben Hunt 1995

American Indian jewelry - Mary Ellen McGough 2002

American Indian Jewelry I: 1200 Artist Biographies American Indian Jewelry I: 1200 Artist Biographies - Gregory Schaaf - American Indian Art Series 2003

Authentic American Indian Beadwork and How to Do It Authentic American Indian Beadwork and How to Do It - Pamela Stanley-Millner 1985

The Beauty of Hopi Jewelry - Theda Bassman 1999, 2003

The Beauty of Navajo Jewelry The Beauty of Navajo Jewelry - Theda Bassman 2003

Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry - Paula Baxter, Allison Bird-Romero 2000

Fine Indian Jewelry of the Southwest - The Millicent Rogers Museum Collection - Shelby Jo-anne Tisdale 2006, 2007

A Guide to Indian Jewelry of the Southwest A Guide to Indian Jewelry of the Southwest - Georgiana Kennedy Simpson

Heart of the Dragonfly: Historical Development of the Cross Necklaces of the Pueblo and Navajo Peoples Heart of the Dragonfly: Historical Development of the Cross Necklaces of the Pueblo and Navajo Peoples - Allison Bird 1992

Hopi Silver: The History and Hallmarks of Hopi Silversmithing - Margaret Nickelson Wright 2003

Indian Jewelry of the American Southwest Indian Jewelry of the American Southwest - William A. Turnbaugh 1997

Indian Silver Jewelry of the Southwest 1868-1930 - Lawrence Phillip Frank, Millard J., II Holbrook

Indian Silversmithing - Ben Hunt 1952

Jesse Monongya Jesse Monongya - Lois Sherr Dubin 2002

Jewels of the Southwest: New directions in the development of contemporary design in Southwest

Navajo Jewelry Navajo Jewelry - Lois Essary Jacka, Jerry Jacka 1995

The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths - John Adair 1944

Native American Beadwork: Traditional Beading Techniques for the Modern-Day Beadworker - George J. Barth 1993

North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment: From Prehistory to the Present North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment: From Prehistory to the Present - Lois Sherr Dubin 1999

Silver & Stone: Profiles of American Indian Jewelers Silver & Stone: Profiles of American Indian Jewelers - Mark Bahti 2008

Southwestern Indian Jewelry Southwestern Indian Jewelry - Dexter Cirillo 1992

Southwest Silver Jewelry Southwest Silver Jewelry - Paula A. Baxter 2001, 2007

The Technique of North American Indian Beadwork - Montejon Smith 1983

Totems to Turquoise Totems to Turquoise - Kari Chalker

Turquoise Trail: Native American Jewelry and Culture of the Southwest Turquoise Trail: Native American Jewelry and Culture of the Southwest - Carol Karasik, Jeffrey Jay Foxx 1993

When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry From The Susan L. Beningson Collection When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry (from The Susan L. Beningson Collection) - Molly Emma Aikens 2005

Zuni Jewelry - 1992 Theda and Michael Bassmann

Australian and New Zealand Jewellery & Metalsmithing

Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand by Patricia Anderson Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand - Patricia Anderson 1998

Contemporary Jewellery: The Australian experience, 1977-1987 - Patricia Anderson 1988

British Jewellery & Metalsmithing

Jewellery: An Historical Survey of British Styles and Jewels - Nancy Armstrong 1973

The Jewellery of Roman Britain: Celtic and Classical Traditions The Jewellery of Roman Britain: Celtic and Classical Traditions - Catherine Johns 1996

Modern English Silverwork - C.R. Ashbee 1974 reprint of 1904
20th Century British Jewellery 1900-1980 - Peter Hinks
The Queen's Jewels: The Personal Collection of Elizabeth II - Leslie Field

Canadian Jewellery

Ornament and Object: Canadian Jewellery and Metal Art 1946-1996 Ornament and Object: Canadian Jewellery and Metal Art 1946-1996 - Anne Barros 1997

Chinese Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Ancient Chinese Bronzes - Ma Chengyuan, Hsio-Yen Shih 1986

The Art of Silver Jewellery The Art of Silver Jewellery - From the Minorities of China, The Golden Triangle, Mongolia and Tibet - René Van Der Star, Ien Rappold, Hugo Krijger, John Beringen, Michiel Elsevier Stokmans 2006

Asia's Maritime Bead Trade: 300 B.C. to the Present - Peter Francis 2002

Chinese Jewelry from the Shang (1600-1100BC) Through the Qing Dynasty Chinese Jewelry from the Shang (1600-1100BC) Through the Qing Dynasty (Chinese Gold Ornaments) - Simon Kwan, Sun Ji 2003

Chinese Knots for Beaded Jewellery Chinese Knots for Beaded Jewellery - Suzen Millodot 2003

Ornamental Knots for Beaded Jewellery - Suzen Millodot 2009

Chinese Knotting Chinese Knotting - Lydia Chen 2003

Four Centuries of Silver Four Centuries of Silver: Personal Adornment in the Qing Dynasty and After - Margaret Duda 2002

Gold Jewelry from Tibet and Nepal Gold Jewelry from Tibet and Nepal - Jane Casey Singer 1997

The Jewelry of Nepal The Jewelry of Nepal - Hannelore Gabriel 2000

Jewelry of Southeast Asia Jewelry of Southeast Asia - Anne Richter 2000

Jewellery of Tibet and the Himalayas Jewellery of Tibet and the Himalayas - John Clarke 2004

Kingfisher Blue: Treasures of an Ancient Chinese Art Kingfisher Blue: Treasures of an Ancient Chinese Art - Beverley Jackson 2002

The Language of Adornment: Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber & Glass The Language of Adornment: Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber & Glass - Filippo Salviati 2004

Oriental Silverwork: Malay and Chinese (Oxford in Asia Hardback Reprints) - H. Ling Roth, Sylvia Fraser-Lu 1994

Tribal Asia: Ceremonies, Rituals and Dress - Robert Schmid, Fritz Trupp 2004
Dutch Jewellery & Contemporary Metalsmithing

Concepts, Comments, Commentaries, Dutch Jewelery 1967-1987 - Liesbeth den Besten
Jewels of Mind and Mentality Dutch Jewelry Design 1950-2000 - Yvònne G.J.M. Joris
10 Years Galerie Ra - Liesbeth Crommelin

Egyptian Jewelry & Amulets

Amulets of Ancient Egypt Amulets of Ancient Egypt - Carol Andrews - 1994

Ancient Egyptian Jewelry - Carol Andrews 1991
Egyptian Jewellery - Milada Vilimkova 1969
Jewels of the Pharaohs - Cyril Aldred 1971
Jewels of the Pharaohs: Egyptian Jewellery of the Dynastic Period Cyril Aldred 1978

Finnish Jewelry

Contemporary Finnish Design by Tapio Wirkkala - Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution exhibition sponsored by The Embassy of Finland 1970-1972

French Jewelry Design


Line Vautrin - Bijoux et objets Line Vautrin: Bijoux et Objets - Line Vautrin 1992

Line Vautrin - Rebus Line Vautrin: Rébus - Line Vautrin 1994

Line Vautrin: Sculpture, Jeweler, Magician - Line Vautrin & Patrick Mauriès 1992

German Jewelry & Metalsmiths

Found Treasures Hermann Jünger and the Art of Jewelry Found Treasures Hermann Jünger and the Art of Jewelry - Hermann Jünger, Florian Hufnagl, Eva Jünger - Thames & Hudson 2003

Hermann Jünger Herbie, herbei, was Löffel sei... - Hermann Jünger - Anabas-Verlag 1994

Hermann Jünger, Schmuck nach 1945 - Gerhard Bott

Hermann Jünger: Über den Schmuck und das Machen : neue Goldschmiedearbeiten Hermann Jünger: Über den Schmuck und das Machen : neue Goldschmiedearbeiten - Hermann Jünger 1996

Greek Jewelry

The Aigina Treasure: Aegean Bronze Age Jewellery and a Mystery Revisited - J. Lesley 2009

The Gold of Troy: Searching for Homer's Fabled City - Vladimir Tolstikov & Mikhail Treister 1996
Greek Art - Ancient Gold Jewelry - Aikaterini Despini 1996

Greek Gems & Finger Rings Greek Gems & Finger Rings - John Boardman 1972

Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt - Michael Pfrommer 2001

Greek Gold: Jewellery of the Classical World - D. Williams & J. Ogden
Greek Gold: Jewelry from the Age of Alexander - Herbert Hoffman & Patricia Davidson 1965

Greek Gold: From The Treasure Rooms Of The Hermitage Greek Gold: From The Treasure Rooms Of The Hermitage - Yuri Kalashnik 2005

Hammering Techniques in Greek and Roman Jewellery and Toreutics Hammering Techniques in Greek and Roman Jewellery and Toreutics - Mikhail Y. Treister, James Hargrave 2001

Indian Jewelry

Icons in Gold: Jewelry of India from the Collection of the Musee Barbier-Mueller - Usha R. Bala Krishnan, Oppi Untracht, Cecelia Levin, Laurence Matte 2006

Handcrafted Indian Enamel Jewellery Handcrafted Indian Enamel Jewellery - Rita Devi Sharma, M Varadarajan 2004

Indian Jewellery: Dance of the Peacock Indian Jewellery: Dance of the Peacock - Usha R. Bala Krishnan 2001

A Jewelled Splendour: The Tradition of Indian Jewellery - Asha Rani Mathur 2002

Jewels of the Nizams Jewels of the Nizams - Usha R. Bala Krishnan 2002

Maharajas' Jewels The Maharajas' Jewels - Katherine Prior & John Adamson

Traditional Jewelry of India Traditional Jewelry of India - Oppi Untracht 1997

Treasury of the World: Jeweled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals - Manuel Keene 2001

Italian Jewelry

Gold and Silver Treasures of Ancient Italy - Carlo Carducci 1963
Jewelry and Amber of Italy: A Collection in the National Museum of Naples - Rodolfo Siviero 1959

Japanese Jewelry

Contemporary Japanese Jewelry - Simon Fraser Contemporary Japanese Jewelry - Simon Fraser 2002

MEIJI NO TAKARA: TREASURES OF IMPERIAL JAPAN: Metalwork MEIJI NO TAKARA: Treasures of Imperial Japan: Metalwork parts 1 &2 (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art, VOL II) - Oliver Impey, Malcolm Fairley, Victor Harris 2005

Ojime Magical Jewels of Japan Ojime Magical Jewels of Japan - Robert Kinsey 1994

Wagashi: Handcrafted Fashion Art from Japan Wagashi: Handcrafted Fashion Art from Japan - Kumiko Sudo 2006

Mexican Jewelry & Silversmithing

Mexican Jewelry Mexican Jewelry - Mary L. Davis & Greta Pack 1982

Mexican Silver Jewelry Details - Leslie Pina 2008

Mexican Silver : 20th Century Handwrought Jewelry & Metalwork Mexican Silver : 20th Century Handwrought Jewelry & Metalwork - Penny C. Morrill 1999

Mexican Silver - Modern Handwrought Jewelry & Metalwork - Penny C. Morrill 2007

Silver Masters of Mexico, Hector Aguilar and the Taller Borda - Penny C. Morrill 1997

Silver Seduction: The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda - Gobi Stromberg 2008

Spratling Silver Spratling Silver - Sandraline Cederwall 2000

The Color of Silver: William Spratling, His Life and Art The Color of Silver: William Spratling, His Life and Art - Taylor Littleton 2000

The Silver Gringo: William Spratling and Taxco The Silver Gringo: William Spratling and Taxco - Joan T. Mark 2000

William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance: Maestros de Plata William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance: Maestros de Plata - Penny C. Morrill 2002

Russian Jewelry

Kremlin Gold: 1000 Years of Russian Gems and Jewels Kremlin Gold: 1000 Years of Russian Gems and Jewels - Joel A. Bartsch 2000

Russian Jewellery: Mid-19th Century-20th Century - Alexei Karpun

Scottish Jewellery

Scottish Jewellery: A Victorian Passion - Diana Scarisbrick 2009

Art of Jewellery in Scotland - Rosalind K. Marshall 1991

Other books:

Beads Biographical Bracelets Chain Cufflinks Earrings Contemporary Jewelry Enamel Ethnic & Regional Jewellery Gems & Amulets Instructional & Jewelry Rendering Necklace Rings Tiara


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