Gold, Silver, Metals

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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 |
$80.00
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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 finish--dorure au mat--one of the hallmarks of his work.
November 29, 2016 | Hardcover | Giles | 408 Pages |
$79.95
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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.
March 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Mitchell Beazley | 1032 Pages |
$175.00
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THREADS OF SILK AND GOLD: ORNAMENTAL TEXTILES FROM MEIJI JAPAN LANDSCAPE

Written by Pollard, Clare
The first English language publication on the subject of Meiji ornamental textiles A pioneering study Of interest to aficionados and the general public Beautiful photos showing intricate embroideries and tapestries This is the first English language publication on the subject of these textiles.
January 16, 2013 | Paperback | Ashmolean Museum | 200 Pages |
$40.00

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