Jewelry + Watches
Written by Markowitz, Yvonne J
The fabled land of Nubia, whose very name means 'gold, ' was famous in ancient times for its supplies of precious metal, exotic material, and intricate craftsmanship. Many of the adornments made in Nubia are masterpieces of the jeweler's art-marvels of design and construction rivaling, and often surpassing, adornments made in Egypt and the rest of the ancient Mediterranean world.
Written by Paredes, Liana
The Merriweather Post collection offers an enthralling glimpse into one of the most remarkable, and intact, collections of jewelry ever amassed.
Written by Stas, Peter
In 1988, Aletta and Peter Stas founded Frederique Constant, a manufacturer based in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva, that develops exceptional and affordable wristwatches. This book, presented in intimate interview form, reflects the passion and vision of the company's founders.
Written by Sancroft-Baker, Raymond
Sarah Hue-Williams and Raymond Sancroft-Baker have spent decades working in the jewelry industry, from assessing historical gems to selling some of the most important, rare, and unusual pieces of jewelry ever to come on the market.
Written by Carpenter, Bruce W
Officially sponsored by the Indonesian National Arts and Crafts Council (Dekranas), Dancing in Silver pays homage to Indonesia's first modern jewellery designer, Runi Palar. Featuring photos of more than 300 of her best designs created during a career that spans amost fifty years, the book is a visual delight and an inspiration to anyone interested in Indonesia and/or body adornment.
Written by Gesellschaft Fur Goldschmiedekunst E V
Accompanies the exhibition at Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau in Germany, from June 11th, 2016 January 1st The official compendium of the 18th Silver Triennial, including all the latest trends in silver design and new works by internationally renowned designersThe publication for the 18th Silver Triennial documents the results of the international competition for current trends in the silver scen
Written by Serrano, Andres
-This publication reveals the human dimension of Bures' jewels -Contains insights into the practices of jewelry -maverick-, whose work is visual and emotional in equal measure Chus Bures creates miracles. Each piece of jewelry that emerges from his workshop boasts a complex genesis, stemming from an intersection between his genius-level thought processes and his maverick lifestyle.
Written by Holscher, Petra
The first monograph on one of the key figures in the 'studio jewelry movement, which began after World War II A comprehensive overview featuring around 80 jewelry objectsHelga Zahn (1936-1985) was one of the leading jewelry artists in Britain during the 1960s and 1970s. The autodidact, who was raised in Schwarzenbach an der Saale, had a preference for silver and natural materials such as pebbles.
Written by Veenre, Tanel
New pieces from Kadri Malk's prolific creative phase of recent years Detailed photographs from offbeat vantage points open up new perspectives on her jewelry In Testament Kadri Malk leaves more than just the legacy of her prodigious artistic output of recent years.
Written by Nardin, Louis
A complete, informative primer on how watches work. Accessible for the amateur and meaty enough for the aficionado. 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.