Decorative Arts

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THREADS AROUND THE WORLD: FROM ARABIAN WEAVING TO BATIK IN ZIMBABWE

Written by Brandon, Deb
Handmade textiles are personal, no matter where in the world they're created, and these photos and explanations of 25 diverse world cultures' techniques vividly share the details. Take a voyage through these pages and see how today's artisans continue to create traditional fiber arts with age-old methods.
January 28, 2019 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing |
$24.99
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INTENTIONAL THREAD: A GUIDE TO DRAWING, GESTURE, AND COLOR IN STITCH

Written by Brandeis, Susan
Communicate your ideas using line, shape, color, and texture with this reference and how-to exploration in one. Whether your particular interest is pictorial, portraiture, abstract compositions, or actual text, you can "say" almost anything with thread.
June 28, 2019 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 256 Pages |
$39.99
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BARRON & LARCHER TEXTILE DESIGNERS

Written by Burns, Sarah
- The story of pioneering modernist designer-makers Phylis Barron and Dorothy Larcher- Explores how Barron and Larcher built a hand-printed textile business that counted Coco Chanel and the Duke of Westminster among its clients- Includes historic and contemporary illustrations, and text contributions from interior designer Kit Kemp and design writer Alan Powers "A design isn't dozens of little obj
October 29, 2018 | hc | Acc Art Books |
$49.95
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CHRONOMASTER ONLY: THE SUPER-CHRONOGRAPH BY NIVADA AND CROTON

Written by Marquie, Anthony
- The first complete book dedicated to one of the most desirable chronographs of the 1960s, Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver by NIVADA & CROTON Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver: this singular name belongs to one of the most original professional watches of the 1960s, combining an unparalleled number of functions with a timeless design.
February 15, 2019 | hc | Watchprint.com Sarl |
$125.00
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MAGIC OF WATCHES - REVISED AND UPDATED: A SMART INTRODUCTION TO FINE WATCHMAKING

Written by Nardin, Louis
What is a beautiful watch? How do you make a good choice? "The Magic of Watches" explains how and why these little objects are so precious, fascinating and exciting. The Magic of Watches loves paradoxes: why a one-million-dollar watch might be less precise and more fragile than one that costs 15 dollars.
January 21, 2019 | Hardcover | Watchprint.com Sarl | 232 Pages |
$45.00
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WATCHES: AN IDENTIFICATION MANUAL FOR CONTEMPORARY AND COLLECTOR'S PIECES

Written by Gueroux, Fabrice
- A comprehensive guide to identifying fake watchesBuying a previously owned watch can be a risky purchase. Fake watches are legion on the internet and unscrupulous vendors are increasingly using this market place to sell their fraudulent products. Few second-hand watch websites call upon true experts and purchases are increasingly made at the buyer's risk. How to tell a true watch from a fake?
February 15, 2019 | hc | Watchprint.com Sarl |
$59.00
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ARMS & ARMOUR OF INDIA, NEPAL & SRI LANKA: TYPES, DECORATION AND SYMBOLISM

Written by Reddy, Ravinder
- An introduction and overview to the arms and armor of the Indian region- The book is designed for easy use with pull out details from objects and timelines, maps and explanations of design detailsArms & Armour Of India, Nepal & Sri Lanka is a very visually-driven and broad-based introduction to the unique world of arms and armor of the Indian region, encompassing India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri
January 31, 2019 | hc | Hali Publications Ltd |
$60.00
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CRAFTS: TODAY'S ANTHOLOGY FOR TOMORROW'S CRAFTS

Written by Braunstein-Kriegel, Chloe
- An exceptional anthology, which proposes a panorama of the evolution of crafts from 1945 to the present day- Brings together a selection of over 70 texts from five continents.This exceptional anthology, which proposes a panorama of the evolution of crafts from 1945 to the present day, brings together a selection of over 70 texts from five continents.
December 28, 2018 | hc | Norma Editions |
$80.00
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MILLENNIUM OF MONOCHROMES: FROM THE GREAT TANG TO THE HIGH QING. THE BAUR AND THE ZHUYUETANG COLLECTIONS

Written by Schwartz-Arenales, Laure
- A key reference book on Chinese monochrome ceramics - Two hundred masterpieces brought together for the first time More than any other civilization, China is renowned for its long tradition of ceramic production, from its terracotta and stoneware works in ancient times to the imperial porcelain manufactured at Jingdezhen from the end of the fourteenth century.
January 31, 2019 | hc | 5 Continents Editions Srl |
$100.00
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THAI SILVER AND NIELLOWARE

Written by Bromberg, Paul
This lavishly illustrated guide to highly collectible Thai Silverware and Nielloware. With over 400 photographs this stunning guide is both essential for the collector as well as the newcomer to these beautiful objects Thai silver and Nielloware display exquisite craftmanship and design that rivals better-known genres of silver from Asia.
March 31, 2019 | Hardcover | River Books | 232 Pages |
$40.00

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