Gold, Silver, Metals

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ART DECO MAILBOXES

Written by Karen Greene
A great gift book for lovers of unsung urban decorative art and unique architectural details.
December 29, 2014 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$26.95

ARTS AND CRAFTS METALWORK: FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE TWO RED ROSES FOUNDATION

Written by Clancy, Jonathan
-A glimpse into the past of one of North America's most revered art movements -Explores the dichotomy between industrialism and aesthetics The Arts and Crafts movement in America was marked by a spirit of reform along with the belief that traditional craftsmanship could ennoble a society overcome by rampant industrialization.
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Lucia Marquand | 280 Pages |
$65.00

BRILLIANCE AND FIRE: A BIOGRAPHY OF DIAMONDS

Written by Bergstein, Rachelle
From the author of Women from the Ankle Down comes a lively cultural biography of diamonds, which explores our society s obsession with the world s most brilliant gemstone and the real-world characters who make them shine.
June 7, 2016 | Hardcover | Harper |
$29.99
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CAST: ART AND OBJECTS MADE USING HUMANITY'S MOST TRANSFORMATIONAL PROCESS

Written by Zettle-Sterling, Renee
Featuring exquisite photos of 800 contemporary and historic works, this first-of-its-kind book reveals how the process of casting--pouring material into a mold--has transformed our world through its history and omnipresence.
June 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 448 Pages |
$80.00
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DECORATIVE IRONWORK OF ITALY

Written by Pedrini, Augusto
Beautiful hand-wrought iron gates, grilles, architectural details, and fireplace equipment feature scrollwork and floral embellishments, from many ancient towns in Italy. Medieval and rococo elements are plentiful. 487 full-page, black-and-white photographs illuminate details that will inspire blacksmiths and designers today. The original locations of the ironwork are identified in the text.
March 1, 2010 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 320 Pages |
$45.00
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EDGAR BRANDT: ART DECO IRONWORK

Written by Kahr, Joan
A premier metalsmith in the early 20th century in France, Edgar Brandt (1880-1960) designed and fabricated some of the most beautiful architectural and decorative ironwork of his age. This elegant book recounts his life and work with scholarly text and photographs.
October 1, 2010 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 240 Pages |
$79.99
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ENGLISH SILVER IN THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, VOLUME 2

Written by Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The collection of English silver at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston was established in the 1930s and has long been considered one of the finest collections of such objects in the world, having grown to include over 500 pieces.
December 2, 2000 | Hardcover | MFA Publications |
$29.95
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GEMS & CRYSTALS: FROM ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREAT COLLECTIONS

Written by Harlow, George E
A classic book gets a new, redesigned, and sumptuous edition in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Updated and revised, "Gems & Crystals "showcases the museum's renowned collection and unlocks the science behind the dazzling properties of each gemstone species.
October 1, 2015 | Hardcover | Sterling Signature | 232 Pages |
$27.95
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GUIDE TO GEMS: ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE IDENTIFICATION, PROPERTIES AND USE OF GEMSTONES

Written by Oldershaw, Cally
A reference guide to gems, semi-precious stones and crystals. Gemstones and crystals are used for jewelry, industry, lasers and precision technology. Firefly Guide to Gems is a practical, compact guide to the identification and use of precious and semi-precious stones, novelty stones, agates and crystals.
January 1, 2009 | Paperback | Firefly Books | 224 Pages |
$16.95
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GUILLOCHE: A HISTORY & PRACTICAL MANUAL

Written by Shevlin, Calina C
Guilloche is the decorative engraving of a metal surface, such as watch cases, cufflinks, or the Faberge Egg, with the use of a hand-powered device called a rose engine.
June 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 144 Pages |
$34.99

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