Written by Marthe Le Van
Diverse, extensive, and incredibly beautiful, this awe-inspiring collection features the most magnificent rings ever. With designs that range from the traditional to the very avant-garde, each of the 1,000 examples is an exceptional work of art, finely crafted by the best contemporary jewelers.
Written by Lewis, Garth
Designers or crafters who need advice on how to work with, and combine, colors effectively, will find this illuminating guide a must-have. Written by accomplished color theorist Garth Lewis, it explores various concepts ranging from hues, values, and chroma to simultaneous contrast and perceptual transparency.
Written by Rhodes, Alexandra
For many centuries, collecting precious jewels was the province of kings and queens, emperors, and maharajas. But in the aftermath of the First World War, royal gems passed into the hands of a different kind of elite that included celebrities and a coterie that reveled in a nouveau riche whirl.
Written by Juliet Weir-de la Rouchefoucauld
21st-Century Jewelery Designers: An Inspired Style is a stunning survey of the contemporary jewelery that's being designed and created across the world today.
Written by Eichhorn-Johanssen, Maren
Now available in a new edition, this opulent book reaches back 25,000 years to trace the history of jewelry from the Paleolithic era to the present day. Drawn from the extensive holdings of the Staatliche Museen in Berlin, this collection of jewelry through the ages links cultures and eras to show how the design, wearing, and collecting of personal adornment has evolved over the ages.
Written by Christensen, Lone Rahbek
Since its founding in 1775, every single piece of china from Royal Copenhagen has borne the now world-famous logo with its three waves. They symbolize the Danish straits of Great Belt, Little Belt and the Sound.
Written by Ray Hemachandra
"A beautiful new addition to the successful series"A vibrant and growing community of crafters has embraced quilting, and this outstanding international collection will inspire and captivate them.
Written by Lark
Five hundred inspiring variations on the simple, functional bowl will fire any potter's imagination. Displayed on each page are bowls that reinvent and reinterpret the form, and use techniques from across the globe and through the centuries. More importantly, every piece, such as Kate Maury's wheel-thrown porcelain, Stephen F.