Gold, Silver, Metals

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SILVER: NATURE AND CULTURE

Written by Shen, Lindsay
From spoons to bullets to sterling coins, silver permeates our everyday culture and language. For millennia we've used it to buy what we need, adorn our bodies, or trumpet our social status, and likewise it's been useful to vanquish werewolves, vampires, and even our own smelly socks.
June 15, 2017 | Paperback | Reaktion Books | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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SYLLOGE OF AKSUMITE COINS IN THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, OXFORD

Written by West, Vincent
-No other book approaches this level of academic expertise on significant Aksumite coinage -The Ashmolean museum's coins are of considerably higher quality and interest than even the similar collection at the British Museum These essays by Hahn and West will deal respectively with the formation of the collection and the figure of Bent Juel-Jensen, the seminal Aksumite coin collector in Oxford (as
March 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Ashmolean Museum | 160 Pages |
$60.00

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
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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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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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POLISHED TO PERFECTION: JAPANESE CLOISONN E FROM THE COLLECTION OF DONALD K. GERBER AND SUEANN E. SHERRY

Written by Singer, Robert T
This stunning book features the finest examples of Japanese cloisonne enameled objects that reflect the exquisite craftsmanship required of the technique as well as the Japanese cultural reverence for meticulous and exacting work. Cloisonne, the art of applying enamel to objects, dates back to the early Byzantine Empire.
May 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 144 Pages |
$49.95
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PIERRE GOUTHIERE: VIRTUOSO GILDER AT THE FRENCH COURT

Written by Baulez, Christian
Pierre Gouthiere: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court celebrates the life of Pierre Gouthiere (1732-1813), considered to be one of the best Parisian bronze chasers and gilders of the eighteenth-century. Gouthiere became gilder to Louis XV in 1767, and is credited with inventing a new type of gilding that left a matte finishdorure au matone of the hallmarks of his work.
November 29, 2016 | Hardcover | Giles |
$79.95

LES FAUVES: BRONZES BY ANTOINE LOUIS BARYE IN THE MARJON COLLECTION

Written by Barye, Antoine-Louis
Barye was the most famous artist of the group of sculptors we know as Les Animaliers. His art went beyond the mere representation of animals, however, and he became a key figure of the Romantic Movement.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Sladmore Gallery | 169 Pages |
$75.00
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MILLER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD SILVER MARKS

Written by Miller, Judith
Designed as the essential reference tool for appraisers, collectors and dealers of silverware, the Encyclopedia is an indispensable guide for anyone researching silver hallmarks, offering clear and wide-ranging reproductions of thousands of hallmarks from more than 60 countries and regions, past and present, on every continent.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Mitchell Beazley | 1032 Pages |
$175.00
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THOMAS WILSON'S IRONWORK NOTEBOOKS: INSPIRATION FROM A MASTER

Written by Adam, Sally
This collection of 5,000 designs from Thomas Wilson s drawing notebooks harvests the creative output of four decades of ironwork design. Wilson ironwork designer, master blacksmith, artist, sculptor, illustrator, author, and restorer is at the forefront of design in metal. The designs here demonstrate the core role that drafting and drawing play in artistic work.
August 28, 2016 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing |
$45.00

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