Decorative Arts

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DIAMONDS ACROSS TIME: FACETS OF MANKIND

- Diamonds Across Time features ten essays by scholars in love with the stone - They present new discoveries, explore historic collections, investigate the trade in diamonds, explain the spectrum of colors, and, most important, discuss the human stories that underpin the adoration for diamonds - The book is illustrated with incredible photographs of rarely seen gems and jewels from closely held co
February 1, 2021 | Hardcover | World Diamond Museum Ltd. |
$125.00
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WASHI TRANSFORMED: NEW EXPRESSIONS IN JAPANESE PAPER

Written by Goodall, Hollis
- The first book to explore washi as a medium for contemporary art - The book reveals the contemporary possibilities - as well as the time-honored essence - of a cultural tradition that has been deeply connected with art and life in Japan for more than a millennium - Collectively, the photographs represent a new concept of washi as they have never been published together before.
June 1, 2021 | Paperback | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 96 Pages |
$35.00
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LACE: LOOKING THROUGH FLEMISH LACE

Written by Schoenholzer, Tessy
- With a focus on lace-making in Flanders, this sweeping history of lace documents an exhibition at MoMu, the Antwerp fashion museum - Explores lace-making techniques from the 16th century to the present, from meticulous handicraft to laser-cut 3D design - Includes historical pieces from world-renowned institutions, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the V&A Museum in London and t
July 20, 2021 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers |
$70.00
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CRAFT: AN AMERICAN HISTORY

Written by Adamson, Glenn
A groundbreaking and endlessly surprising history of how artisans created America, from the nation's origins to the present day. At the center of the United States' economic and social development, according to conventional wisdom, are industry and technology-while craftspeople and handmade objects are relegated to a bygone past.
January 19, 2021 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$30.00
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CARTIERS

Written by Cartier Brickell, Francesca
"A dynamic group biography studded with design history and high-society dash . . .
June 8, 2021 | Paperback | Ballantine Books | 656 Pages |
$22.00
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BEAUTY OF TIME

Written by Flechon, Dominique
The Beauty of Time, published in partnership with the prestigious Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, presents a panorama of the most beautiful timepieces from the Middle Ages to the present. The book contains a thoughtfully curated selection of nearly two hundred wonders--from mechanical and pendulum clocks to pocket- and wristwatches.
March 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Flammarion-Pere Castor |
$39.98
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STONES OF THE GRAND BAZAAR: MEVÁRIS JEWELLERY FROM ISTANBUL

From cultural heritage to inspired contemporary jewelry, this book is a journey into the ateliers of the master artisans in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul. This lavishly illustrated book provides an intriguing glimpse inside the luminous world of Fatma Altinbas, an anthropology professor and the creative mind behind the heritage jewelry brand Meváris.
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$90.00
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AIR TIME: WATCHES INSPIRED BY AVIATION, AERONAUTICS, AND PILOTS

Written by Bernardo, Mark
The first comprehensive reference for watch connoisseurs to explore a century of stylish timepieces inspired by and built for aviation, aeronautics and space exploration, and piloting. Air Time takes a keen look at more than ninety iconic timepieces that embody the spirit of flight, worn and made famous by the men and women who pioneered it, from daring balloonists and wartime je
July 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$85.00
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IKAT: THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK TO WEAVING RESIST-DYED CLOTH

Written by Zicafoose, Mary
Textile enthusiasts, the ultimate reference you've been waiting for is here--Ikat! Ikat: The Essential Handbook to Weaving with Resists is your introduction to the fundamentals of a resurging trend in woven cloth. Award-winning weaver and instructor Mary Zicafoose has spent more than 30 years exploring the possibilities of ikat and now shares her wealth of knowledge with you.
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Interweave Press | 160 Pages |
$29.99
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EARLY ISLAMIC TEXTILES FROM ALONG THE SILK ROAD: THE AL-SABAH COLLECTION, KUWAIT

Written by Spuhler, Friedrich
The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, holds a spectacular array of ancient textiles created in Islamic lands, mostly from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries CE, and traded along the Silk Road, the network of ancient trade routes that linked China, Central Asia, and the Mediterranean for more than 1,500 years.
January 26, 2021 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 400 Pages |
$70.00

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