JEWELRY LIST 2015
Part B: D-J
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- Davidov, Corinne & Ginny Redington Dawes. The Bakelite Jewelry Book. New York, 1988. 155 pages, 150 color and 10 black and white illustrations. Hardbound. $45.00
- Davies, Verlaine. Rings 1800-1910. A Study of English and Related Designs. Ruidoso, (2009). First edition. 143 pages, 343 rings illustrated in color photos. Paperbound. $29.95
A detailed study of 19th century rings. Charles Oman of the V&A Museum told Ms. Davies that “the museums in England did not have good collections of nineteenth-century rings and the only way to track the development of ring designs was to study those found in the market place.” Ms. Davies’ work is a culmination of many years research.
- Dawes, Ginny Redington with Olivia Collings. Georgian Jewellery 1714-1830. Woodbridge, (2007). 200 pages, 300 color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $150.00
An excellent look at a subject about which there is little written; beautifully illustrated with many examples.
- Dawes, Ginny Redington & Corinne Davidov. Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures. New York, (no date, ca. 2006; copyright 1991). Paperbound edition. 156 pages, Profusely illustrated in color. $27.50
The newly published paperbound edition of this classic and important work on Victorian jewelry.
- Debrett’s Peerage Limited in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum. Princely Magnificence: Court Jewels of the Renaissance, 1500-1630. Exhibition catalogue: 15 October 1980 - 1 February 1981. Contributions by Shirley Bury, Charlotte Gere, Hugh Tait and others. 140 pages, profusely illustrated, many in color. Paperbound. Small bookplate on title page, otherwise very good. Scarce. $85.00
An excellent reference work on jewelry of the Renaissance.
- De Patta: Ilse-Neuman, Ursula & Julie M. Muniz. Space, Light, Structure: The Jewelry of Margaret De Patta. Museum of Arts and Design & Oakland Museum of California, 2012. Catalogue of an exhibition at the two museums, 2012. Texts by the authors and an additional essay by Glenn Adamson. 144 pages, bibliography, index, timeline and selected exhibition history; profusely illustrated in color. Hardbound. $55.00
From foreword by Holly Hotchner: “Focuses ... on her complete oeuvre, providing insight into the importance of her association with … Constructivist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and the Chicago Bauhaus ... Ilse-Neuman adroitly examines the artistic, personal, and societal forces that converged to make De Patta’s life and work memorable.”
- Desmoni, Martin J. Exhibition of Renaissance Jewels Selected From The Collection of Martin J. Desmoni. New York, Privately Printed, December 1958. Introduction and catalogue descriptions by Dr. Yvonne Hackenbroch. 56 pages, four color and 20 black and white plates illustrating all of the 104 items exhibited. Wrappers, slight fading to covers, else very good. $65.00
Secular and devotional jewels in Desmoni’s collection, exhibited at the De Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco.
- Despres: Gabardi, Melissa. Jean Despres: Jeweler, Maker and Designer of the Machine Age. Thames & Hudson, 2009. 248 pages, 234 color and 107 black and white illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket.
A definitive celebration of the work of this noted Art Deco jewelry designer. Despres (1889-1980) “captured the streamlined, modern aesthetic of the age of the machine and transformed it into objects of great beauty.” Includes biography, chronology, works produced, marks and much more.
- Dickinson, Joan Younger. The Book of Diamonds. Their History and Romance From Ancient India to Modern Times. New York, (1965). First edition. Introduction by Harry Winston. 239 pages, over 200 black and white illustrations, glossary of diamond terms, index. Clothbound, very good, dust jacket. $75.00
- Dickinson, Joan Younger. The Book of Pearls. Their History and Romance From Antiquity to Modern Times. New York, Bonanza, (c1968). 248 pages, over 100 black and white illustrations, glossary of pearl terms, index. Clothbound, very good in dust jacket. $75.00
- Dizionario del Gioiello Italiano del XIX e XX Secolo. Published by Allemandi, (2006). 380 pages, 375 color and 35 black and white illustrations. Hardbound, in slipcase. $185.00
“A unique reference work complete in its international panorama... that covers more than a century of the history of Italian goldsmiths.” It is the first complete dictionary of 19th and 20th century Italian jewelry. It is lavishly illustrated and includes more than 350 entries on the goldsmiths, designers, schools, materials and more from 1800 through 2004.
- Duchess of Windsor: Culme, John & Nicholas Rayner. The Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor. Vendome/Sotheby's, 1987. 224 pages, profusely illustrated in color. Hardbound, fine in dust jacket. $150.00
An enduring record of a remarkable jewelry sale. A discussion, along with the catalogue (illustrated in color, showing most of the items in the actual sale).
- Duchess of Windsor: Sotheby's, Geneva. The Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor. The complete sales catalogue, April 2-3, 1987, offering 306 items, fully illustrated in color and with several black and white photographs of the Duchess wearing some of the jewels exhibited. Clothbound, fine in dust jacket. $150.00
The sumptuous catalogue of the sale of a major collection.
- Duncan, Alastair. The Paris Salons 1895-1914: Volume II Jewellery: The Designers L-Z. Antique Collector’s Club, 1994. Illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket. $60.00
A major achievement and very useful for reference.
- Duncan, Sherri R. with D. Roberts. Jewels of Passion: Costume Jewelry Masterpieces. Schiffer, (2008). 176 pages, 400 color photos by Dwain Roberts. Hardbound, dust jacket. $39.99
A wealth of photos of mostly signed pieces by 53 of the 20th century’s leading costume jewelry designers, including Carnegie, Coro, Dior, Haskell, Hobe, Kramer, Lane, Panetta, Schiaparelli, Trifari and more.
- Duquette/ Wilkinson: Wilkinson, Hutton. Tony Duquette/ Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry. Foreword by Glenda Bailey. New York, (2011). 143 pages, beautifully illustrated in color with photos by Stephanie Hanchett. Clothbound, dust jacket. $50.00
Spectacular jewelry by Tony Duquette and his protege and business partner, Hutton Wilkinson.
- Egan, Geoff & Frances Pritchard. Dress Accessories, 1150-1450. Boydell & Brewer, 2002. 434 pages, 12 color and 62 black and white illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $75.00
Describes and discusses over 2,000 brooches, rings, buckles, pendants, buttons, purses and other accessories part of everyday dress in the middle ages found in excavations in London.
- Eichhorn-Johannsen & Adelheid Rasche (editors). 25,000 Years of Jewelry from the Collections of The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Munich, (2015). 383 pages, profusely illustrated in color. Paperbound edition. $45.00
“This collection… links cultures and eras to show how the design, wearing, and collecting of personal adornment has evolved over time.”
- Elton John Collection: Sotheby’s, London. The Elton John Collection. Auction catalogue: September 6-9, 1988. Four-volume boxed set: Stage Costume and Memorabilia, Jewellery, Art Nouveau and Art Deco, & Diverse Collections. Illustrated in black and white and color, including photos of Elton John with his collections. Paperbound volumes in publisher’s cardboard slipcase. As new condition. $150.00
- Epstein, David Stanley. The Gem Merchant: How to Be One, How to Deal with One. Gem Market Publications, 2003. Second edition. 158 pages, line drawings and several color photos. Paperbound. $20.00
Written for jewelers, manufacturers and gemologists, this book gives anyone interested a better understanding ofthe responsibilities and risks gem merchants assume when purchasing gems. The book, written by a renown and highly qualified gem merchant and cutter, discusses the specifics of how to buy and sell gems, including quality, value, tips on assessing color, cut, and size, how to travel safely, local customs, marketing and sales.
- Ettinger, Roseann. Popular Jewelry 1840-1940. Schiffer publishers, 2002. Paperbound. Revised third edition with updated price guide. $29.95
- Ettinger, Roseann. Popular Jewelry of the '60's, '70's & '80's. With values. Schiffer, (2011), revised & expanded 3rd edition. 192 pages, 675 color photos, index. Paperbound. $29.99
Includes Miriam Haskell, Panetta, Napier and much more.
- Ettinger, Roseann. Popular Jewelry of the '60's, '70's & '80's. With values. Schiffer, 2006, second revised edition. Illustrated in color. Paperbound. $20.00
- Ettinger, Roseann. Forties and Fifties Popular Jewelry. Schiffer Publishers. Second edition. Paperbound. $29.95
- Evans, Joan. English Posies and Posy Rings. London, Wartski, 2012 reprint edition. 148 pages. Hardbound, dust jacket. $89.50
A facsimile reproduction of the classic written by Evans in 1931; a comprehensive study of Posy Rings, the only study exclusively devoted to the subject. This work examines the origins and presents an extensive list of inscriptions.
- Evon, Darcy L. Hand Wrought Arts & Crafts Metalwork and Jewelry: 1890-1940. Schiffer, 2014. 288 pages, 717 black and white and color plates. Hardbound, dust jacket. $79.99
“The Arts and Crafts Movement... led to the unprecedented commercialization of Fine Crafts and the empowerment of... women and immigrants... [this book] documents how these new trends spread throughout the Midwest... led by innovative pioneers who inspired an entire nation.... Dozens of previously unidentified shops, artists... organized by trade name and location....”
- Faber, Edward & Stewart Unger. American Wristwatches: Five Decades of Style and Design. New edition with 1996 revised price guide. $79.95
- Faberge: Bainbridge, Henry Charles. Peter Carl Faberge, Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court; His Life and Work. New York, (1979). $65.00
- Faberge: Forbes, Christopher et al. Faberge: The Imperial Eggs. Munich, (1989). $45.00
Published in conjunction with the exhibition at San Diego Museum of Art, October 22, 1989 – Jan. 7, 1990.
- Faberge: Habsburg, Geza von. Faberge in America. New York, 1996. Hardbound. Fine in dust jacket. $50.00
Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 16, 1996.
- Faberge: New York. Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Exhibition catalogue. Faberge, Jeweler to Royalty. From the Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Other British Lenders. April 15 - July 10, 1983. Catalogue by A. Kenneth Snowman. 112 pages, illustrated with color and black and white photographs. Paperbound. Edges and corners with some wear, but overall in very good condition. $35.00
- Faberge: Snowman, A. Kenneth. Carl Faberge, Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia. New York, (1979). Illustrated. Hardbound. $65.00
- Faberge: Snowman, A. Kenneth. The Art of Carl Faberge. Boston, (1964). Revised. 186 pages, index, list of designers with brief biographies and marks; 86 color plates, 407 black and white photo illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket, very good condition. $75.00
One of the standard works on Faberge.
- Fahrner: Ketterer (Galerie Wolfgang), Munich. Fahrner-Schmuck 1900 bis 1975. Munich, (1990). (20)-page introduction by Beate Dry-v. Zezschwitz + 148 pages and illustrated ads; 71 color photographs. Boards, very good. $125.00
Text on jewelry by Fahrner plus the illustrated catalogue of Fahrner jewelry sold by Ketterer in Munich.
- Fahrner: Hase-Schmundt, Ulrike von et al. Theodor Fahrner Jewelry: Between Avant-Garde and Tradition. Schiffer. With price guide. 288 pages, 639 illustrations, 446 of which are in color. Hardbound, dust jacket. $69.95
A beautifully illustrated study of the firm of Fahrner Jewelry, from the art nouveau era of Theodor Fahrner of Pforzheim to the Art Deco period and later.
- Fales, Martha Gandy. Jewelry in America 1600-1900. Woodbridge, 1995. 447 pages, bibliography and index; illustrated with 250 color and 280 black and white examples of jewelry, portraits, drawings and more. Hardbound, dust jacket, fine condition. Scarce. $200.00
A thorough and most important study of jewelry in America. From the publisher: “This is the first book to reveal and document the beauty and importance of the most cherished possessions of Americans. It identifies the most prevalent forms of jewelry worn in America from 1600-1900...and charts the changes in forms, style, materials and techniques, contrasting locally made jewelry with that imported from around the world....”
- Falk, Fritz. Jugendstil-Schmuck aus Pforzheim/ Art Nouveau Jewellery from Pforzheim. Stuttgart, (2008). 328 pages, text in German and English, 685 color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $85.00
An informative and beautifully illustrated study of the Pforzheim jewelry industry around 1900 and the specific designers and companies who made these exquisite pieces.
- Farneti Cera, Deanna. Fashion Jewellery: Made in Italy. Woodbridge, Antique Collectors Club, (2013). 392 pages, including list of manufacturers, biographies, bibliography, and index; profusely illustrated with color photos. Hardbound, in dust jacket. $85.00
Deanna Farneti Cera, a well-respected authority on fashion and costume jewelry, has written this stunning new work on fashion jewelry made in Italy... presented as a chronological history of the past 100 years.... From the publisher: “In Italy there has long been a tradition of making jewellery from semi-precious metal, as replicas or prototypes of fine jewellery, but in the 1950s and ‘60s costume jewellery began to develop its own style....” The book concentrates on those “designers and producers of fashion jewelry who worked... for couturiers and fashion designers...” Among the designer: Giuliano Fratti, Emma Caimi Pellini, Coppola e Toppo, Canesi, Angela Caputi, Maria Calderara and others who made jewelry for such fashion houses as Chanel, Emilio Pucci, Missoni, Prada, Schiaparelli, Versace and others.
- Fichtner, Sandy & Lynn Ann Russell. Rainbow of Rhinestone Jewelry. Schiffer, 1996. Paper. $19.95
- Fisch, Arline M. Textile Techniques in Metal, for Jewelers, Textile Artists & Sculptors. New York, (1975). 168 pages, illustrated in black and white and color. Hardbound, very good in dust jacket. $135.00
- Fisch: Aalborg, Denmark. Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum. School of Fisch - Arline M. Fisch - San Diego State University. Catalogue of an exhibition 18 Nov. 1994 - 8 Jan. 1995. Text in Danish and English. Paperbound. $34.50
Jewelry designs of Arline Fisch and her students at San Diego State University.
- Fisch: McFadden, David. Elegant Fantasy: The Jewelry of Arlene Fisch. Stuttgart, 2000. 144 pages, 106 color and 12 black and white illustrations. Boards, dust jacket. $60.00
- Fjerdinstad: Musee d'art et d'histoire Louis Senlecq de L'Isle-Adam. Ambre et Argent: Christian Fjerdinstad un Orfevere Danois Art Deco. Exhibition catalogue: May - September 1999. 168 pages, 150 color illustrations, biography, bibliography. Clothbound. $75.00
This Danish artist was one of the most innovative 20th century silver designers, a pioneer in art deco silver. He was Christofle's longtime creative director, beginning in 1925. This comprehensive catalogue includes his silver hollowware and jewelry.
- Flato: Bray, Elizabeth Irvine. Paul Flato: Jeweler to the Stars. Woodbridge, 2010. 224 pages, illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket. $85.00
19th & 20th century jewelry, arranged thematically... celebrating “the greatest jewels encountered by the authors.”
- Flood, Kathy. Warman’s Jewelry Field Guide. Second edition. Iola, (2011). 509 pages, each page with illustration in color. 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, paperbound. $14.99
“Features more than 400 detailed color images and current values for... stunning fine and costume jewelry....”
- Florence. Palazzo Strozzi. Exhibition catalogue: Aurea 72. Mostra Mercato dell’ Arte Orafa. Florence, (1972). Unpaginated, black and white photos and drawings. Paperbound. Very good condition. $100.00
Catalogue produced to encourage tourism to Florence in 1972, showing numerous examples of fine pieces of jewelry and goldsmith’s work produced and for sale in Florence.
- Flower, Margaret. Victorian Jewellery. London, (1951). Illustrated. Hardbound. $75.00
The standard work on Victorian jewelry.
- Fossberg, Jorunn et al. Oslo-Solv i 400 Ar/ Four Centuries of Oslo Silver. Oslo, 1979. Text in Norwegian, with some English text. Paperbound. $24.50
Contemporary pieces by Tone Vigeland and Grete Prytz Korsmo; older pieces by Korsmo's ancestors; with some marks.
- Frank, Larry. Indian Silver Jewelry of the Southwest, 1868-1930. Schiffer Publishers, 1990. Paperbound. $19.95
- Gabardi, Melissa. Art Deco Jewellery, 1920-1949. Woodbridge, (1989). 329 pages, 368 color illustrations and 456 black and white. Hardbound, very minor stain to fore-edge, but fine inside; overall in very good condition in dust jacket. Very scarce. $400.00
One of the best books on Art Deco jewelry, with chapters on artist jewelers of the period, including Fouquet, Sandoz, Templier and Brandt; chapters on high fashion jewelry of the 1920s, specifically Boucheron, Cartier, Mellerio Dits Meller & others; jewelry of the 1930s; and jewelry of the 1940s in the U.S. and various European countries. An extremely comprehensive and very scarce book.
- Gabardi, Melissa. Gioielli Anni '50. Milan, (1989). Second edition. Text in Italian. 159 pages, richly illustrated in color and black and white; biographies of designers. Clothbound, near fine in dust jacket. Scarce. $200.00
An important work on jewelry of the 1950s, only published in Italian, with examples of jewelry by Belperron, Boivin, Boucheron, Cartier, Fouquet, Garrard, Gubelin, Lacloche, Illario, Jensen, Masenza, Mauboussin-Noury, Mellerio dits Meller, Missiaglia, Musy, Schlumberger, Settepassi, Sterle, Uno a Erre, Van Cleef & Arpels, Wolfers & Zolotas.
- Galli, Maurice P., Dominique Riviere & Fanfan Li. Creative Variations in Jewelry Design. Schiffer, (1997). Illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket. $69.95
- Gardberg: Hango Museums. Bertel Gardberg: 50 Ar Konsthantverk/ 50 Vuotta Taideteollisuutta. Text by Carla Enbom in Swedish and Finnish. Paperbound. $34.50
Silver objects and jewelry designed mostly since the 1950's by this Scandinavian silversmith and jeweler.
- Gere, Charlotte & Judy Rudoe. Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World. London, 2012. Second, revised edition. 552 pages, 400 color and 100 black and white illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $150.00
The second edition of this important work, which won the 2011 William M. B. Berger Prize for British Art History. This edition with a few corrections. “This book rewrites the history of jewellery in the age of Victoria. The age of Victoria is taken in its widest sense to encompass jewellery made throughout Europe and America... The focus of the book is on the attitudes of owners to their jewellery ... the social aspects of owning, wearing and displaying jewellery.... Topics discussed in depth include the importance of jewellery in the life of the Queen herself, jewellery and dress, the language of jewellery, the cult of novelty, the importance of nationalism in the revival of historical styles, and the contribution of archaeological discoveries. The volume is sumptuously illustrated with contemporary reportage, photographs and portraits as well as examples of jewellery from the British Museum and other collections.”
- Gere, Charlotte & Geoffrey C. Munn. Artists’ Jewellery: Pre-Raphaelite to Arts and Crafts. Woodbridge, (1989). 244 pages, 103 color, 141 black and white illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $150.00
The Pre-Raphaelites believed that “decoration was as worthy as painting and sculpture, and took pleasure in designing everyday objects, including jewellery, for their personal use....” Besides their jewelry, their paintings featured “jewels full of symbolism and secret messages....” The jewelry shown and discussed in this volume was made during this periodof the late 1800s through the Arts and Crafts period, into the turn of the century. “Towards the end of the 19th century, their ideas were superseded by others, culminating in the Arts and Crafts movement which reverted to simpler designs with much less intricate detail.” Included are examples of jewelry designed by Rossetti, William Morris, Charles Ricketts, Henry Wilson, John Paul Cooper, William Burges, and others.
- Gere, Charlotte. American & European Jewelry 1830-1914. New York, (1975). Illustrated. Hardbound. $175.00
A must for every jewelry library; an authoritative work; quite scarce now.
- Gere, Charlotte & Marina Vaizey. Great Women Collectors. London, (1999). 208 pages, 80 illustrated, including 16 plates in full color; extensive bibliography, index. Hardbound in dust jacket. $35.00
“The first [book] to look at the very few women who, from 1750 to 1997... independently assembled significant collections of art, ceramics, jewellery, glass, furniture, textiles,....” Included are Catherine the Great, Madame de Pompadour, Empress Josephine, Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Queen Mary, Queen Alexandra, Marjorie Merriweather Post, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Helena Rubinstein, Coco Chanel, Peggy Guggenheim and others. A fascinating study.
- Gentille: Gallery Loupe, Montclair, NJ. Thomas Gentille: Twenty-First Century. Catalogue of an exhibition October 20 – November 20, 2010. 120 pages, illustrated throughout in color with actual size reproductions of new work by Thomas Gentille. Texts by Patti Bleicher, Eileen David, Thomas Gentille, Ursula Ilse-Neuman, Toni Greenbaum, and Vanessa S. Lynn. Hardbound. $40.00
Catalogue of the exhibition which featured "over thirty-five of his pins, created in a wide range of forms and materials, including wood, pumice, sawdust, eggshell, resin and stone...." Gentille, born in Mansfield, OH, is "an internationally recognized and leading figure in contemporary jewelry."
- Gill, Joseph O. Gill’s Index to Journals, Articles and Books Relating to Gems and Jewelry. Santa Monica, GIA, 1979. 420 pages. Cloth, bookplate on front flyleaf, else very good. Sinkankas 2390. $75.00
A valuable reference of works in English arranged chronologically and by subject.
- Gilodo, Andrei. Russian Enamel, Mid-19th Century - 20th Century. Moscow, 1996. With 119 color plates and biographies of contemporary Russian enamelers. Text in Russian & English. $85.00
- Goldsmith & Jeweler: [Diderot Denis & Jean le Rond d'Alembert] Orfevre-Jouaillier, Metteur en Oeuvre. From: Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonne des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers Paris n.d. (1751-1765). Plates from Diderot & d'Alembert's Encyclopedie on the Goldsmith & Jeweler, all copperplate engravings by Benard after Lucotte. The plates, typical of those in all of the sections of the Diderot Encyclopedia, show goldsmith and jewelers' designs, mountings, and tools. Each plate: $150.00
The section on the Goldsmith and Jeweler from the 'Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonne des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers', edited by Denis Diderot (1713-1784) and Jean d'Alembert (1717-1783) and published in 14 volumes between 1751 and 1765. This Encyclopedia or Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts and Professions was a summary of all contemporary knowledge.
- Green, Annette & Linda Dyett. Secrets of Aromatic Jewelry. Paris and New York, (1998). 191 pages, profusely illustrated, mostly in color; with resource guide in the back. Hardbound. Fine in dust jacket.
Illustrated work on perfume and the jewelry forms created to store these scents. .
- Gregorietti, Guido. Jewellery Through the Ages. New York, (1969). Foreword by Erich Steingraber. Translated from the Italian by Helen Lawrence. 319 pages, 400 illustrations (more than half in color). Hardbound. Very good in dust jacket. $85.00
A fabulous work with wonderful examples of jewelry shown; with paintings and drawings showing people in various periods wearing the jewels. .
- Gross, Lori Ettlinger. Brooches: Timeless Adornment. New York, (2008). 192 pages, lavishly illustrated in color with photography by David Behl. Square 4to, boards, dust jacket. $45.00
- Hackenbroch, Yvonne. Renaissance Jewellery. London, Sotheby, (1979). 424 pages, notes, bibliography, index; 927 black and white illustrations and 45 color plates. Large volume, clothbound, top edge gilt, very slightly musty, but very good in dust jacket. $300.00
A comprehensive study of Renaissance jewelry – the first substantial work of its kind. Regarded as an invaluable reference, beautifully presented. .
- Hairwork/Hair Jewelry: Campbell, Mark. Hair Manual or Self-Instructor in the Art of Dyeing Hair, All Shades and Colors, Bleaching Hair White, Blonde, &c. Compiled from Original Discoveries and the Latest Parisian Colors. New York & Chicago, Mark Campbell, 1869. First edition. 130 pages; except for a few ads on the versos of some of the preliminary and final pages, the dyeing instructions are all printed on rectos, surrounded by a lovely border design. Small 8vo, original gilt and black printed blue cloth. Slightly rubbed, one page with tear, but no loss, overall very good. Very scarce. $450.00
Mark Campbell was a prominent authority on hair and hairwork, having written, in 1867, “Self-Instructor in the Art of Hairwork” and having produced a catalogue of his hairwork designs. .
- Hansen: Kolding. Kolding Museum. Karl Gustav Hansen: Solv/ Silber 1930-1994. Catalogue of an exhibition in Kolding, Denmark, 1994. Text in Danish and German. Edited by Poul Dedenroth-Schou. $49.50
The epitome of Danish modern design is displayed in the silver objects and jewelry designed by Hansen, a master silversmith with a reputation to equal Georg Jensen. The extensive appendix contains line illustrations and full details of Hansen's complete body of work produced.
- Harrison, Stephen, Emmanuel Ducamp & Jeannine Falino. Artistic Luxury: Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique. Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art and Yale University Press, 2008. 358 pages including bibliography, index, catalogue of the exhibition and four essays; profusely illustrated in color. 4to, boards, dust jacket. $60.00
“Fabergé, Tiffany, Lalique—these great designers came together only once to display their goods in what was probably the most opulent exhibition ever mounted. At the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, the three strove to position themselves ahead of their many competitors in the luxury market, each presenting his jewelry and home adornments as high art. Their success is explored in this splendidly illustrated catalogue, which elucidates the prewar pinnacle of European culture.” Largely an exhibition of jewelry and objects of the art nouveau, symbolist, Viennese modernist styles and includes as well as Faberge, Tiffany and Lalique, works by Masriera, Marcus and Co. and others.
- Haskell: Gordon, Cathy & Sheila Pamfiloff. Miriam Haskell Jewelry. Schiffer, 2009. Revised 2nd 256 pages, profusely illustrated in color; with price guide. Hardbound, dust jacket. $59.99
- Haycraft, John. Finnish Jewellery and Silveware. An Introduction to Contemporary Work and Design. Helsinki, Otava, (1962). 64 pages, 52 black and white photos and four color plates. Illustrated paper wrappers with fold in flaps, edges slightly rubbed, very good. Scarce. $125.00
1960s Finnish jewelry, Kalevala jewelry, work by Bertil Gardberg and Tapio Wirkkala, church silver, and a list of seven artists and designers whose work is shown.
- Hearn, Maxwell. Splendors of Imperial China: Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei. New York, 1996. 144 pages, 107 illustrations in color. Hardbound, dust jacket. Very good condition. $35.00
Published in conjunction with the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition; includes paintings and objects.
- Henry, Loretta. Braided Wire Jewelry. Schiffer, 1995. Illustrated. Paperbound. $8.00
- Hillier, Bevis. The World of Art Deco. An Exhibition Organized by The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, July – September 1971. 224 pages, profusely illustrated with examples of furniture, jewelry, posters, textiles, silver, and more, many color; extensive bibliography. Paperbound. $35.00
- Hindman, Sandra & Scott Miller. Take This Ring: Medieval and Renaissance Rings from the Griffin Collection. Introduction by Diana Scarisbrick. Published by Les Enluminures in association with Brepols Publishers, (2015). Beautifully illustrated. Paperbound. $45.00
The extraordinary collection of rings owned by a distinguished, passionate collector. The introduction by the reknown Diana Scarisbrick discusses other important ring collections throughout history as well as a general history of rings. The book discusses how the rings were made, rings as tokens of love, power, identity and rings as mementos; a catalogue of the 60 rings illustrates each ring and presents a brief technical description and “supporting istorical relationships to document each ring’s place and date of production. Provenance information and bibliography are also included.”
- Hoffmann, Herbert & Patricia F. Davidson. Greek Gold: Jewelry From the Age of Alexander. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and other locations, 1965-1966. Paperbound. $60.00
- Holzach, Cornelle (editor). Art is Flowering. Stuttgart, Arnoldsche, (2007). 192 pages, text in English and German. Beautifully illustrated and with three postcards inserted. 8vo, pictorial cloth secured with an elastic band, fine. $60.00
Flowers in Jewelry and Contemporary Art; Cultural History and “Literature and Flowers.” Published to accompany the exhibition at the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim.
- Holzach, Cornelie (editor). Art Deco Jewellery and Accessories: New Style for a New World. Stuttgart, (2008). 160 pages, 167 color and seven black and white illustrations. Decorative boards. $70.00
Published as a companion volume to the exhibition at the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, September – November 2008, showing fine examples of art deco jewelry, beautifully illustrated in color photographs.
- Honour, Hugh. Goldsmiths & Silversmiths. New York, (1971). $75.00
- Hood, Graham. American Silver. A History of Style, 1650-1900. New York, (1971). $60.00
- Hougart, Bille. The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks. Washington, D.C., (2013). Third edition. 288 pages, illustrated with marks. Index, glossary, chronology. Paperbound. $30.00
Most of the mark are photographed; there are many additions to earlier editions of this important book of Mexican marks.
- Hougart, Bille. Native American and Southwestern Silver Hallmarks: Silversmiths, Designers, Guilds and Traders. Washington, TBR International, (2014). First printing. 464 pages, totally illustrated with marks (over 3,400 individual entries). Paperbound. $45.00
Marks are photographed, with many new images; names, symbols and initials of makers; indexed and cross-referenced; and including a history of marks on Native American silver. An excellent reference.
- Hu: Zapata, Janet, Carol Woolton, & David Warren. Symphony of Jewels: Anna Hu opus 1. New York, Vendome, (2012). First printing. 167 pages, 100 pieces, each beautifully photographed in color by David Behl and fully described. Large 4to volume, clothbound with dust jacket. $75.00
“Inspired by Chinese art and lore, Western art and music, and the natural world, Anna Hu’s imaginative, exquisitely designed and executed one-of-a-kind pieces have catapulted her to the to of the jewlry firmament in a few short years... This luxurious volume celebrates the completion of Anna Hu’s first 100 works....” The introduction by Janet Zapata and the essays by Carol Woolton and David Warren present a look at Anna Hu’s work from a variety of perspectives, discussing “the relationship between her jewelry and fashion, the impact that her passionate study of the cello has had on her jewelry design, and the remarkable gemstones that inspired her to make some of her most virtuosic pieces.” Beautiful pieces, in a beautifully produced work.
- Hu: Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA. Knitted, Knotted, Twisted & Twined: The Jewelry of Mary Lee Hu. Bellevue, (2012). Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name presented at Bellevue Arts Museum, Feb. 7 – June 17, 2012. Exhibition curated by (and with foreword by) Stefano Catalani. Essays by Janet Koplos and Jeannine Falino. With chronology, exhibitions, and collections. 150 pages, beautifully illustrated in color with photos of the jewelry of Mary Lee Hu, along with reproductions of her sketches and diagrams showing twisting and wrapping of wire, written & drawn by the artist. $34.95
A stunning and fascinating work published for the retrospective exhibition constituting “the first comprehensive look at Mary Lee Hu’s oeuvre” [from the foreword], presenting the life and work of one of the country’s finest jewelers and metalsmiths.
- Hughes, Graham. The Art of Jewelry: A Survey of Craft and Creation. New York, 1972. Clothbound. $60.00
- Hughes, Graham. Modern Jewelry: An international Survey, 1890-1967. London, (1968). 256 pages, richly illustrated. Hardbound. Dust jacket. $125.00
One of the first and still a standard work on modern jewelry, in the most up to date, fully revised edition. With biographies of the jewelry designers discussed.
- Hunt, W. Ben. Indian Silversmithing. Milwaukee, 1952. First edition. 160 pages, illustrated with drawings, photos and with four color plates. Tall 8vo, cloth, very good. $85.00
- Ilse-Neuman, Ursula, Cornelie Holzach & Jutta-Annette Page. GlassWear: Glass in Contemporary Jewelry. Stuttgart, 2007. Text in English and German. 209 pages, brief biographies, color photos. 8vo, pictorial boards, fine. $60.00
Jewelry by Giampaolo Babetto, Daniel Kruger, Linda MacNeil, Wendy Ramshaw, Joyce Scott, and others.
- Ilse-Neuman, Ursula. Inspired Jewelry. Woodbridge, 2009. 288 pages, 240 color illustrations. Hardbound. $55.00
A survey of contemporary artist’s jewelry from the 1940s to the present, published to coincide with an exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design, New York.
- Ilse-Neuman, Ursula. Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography. New York, Officina Libraria in Collaboration with the Museum of Arts and Design, 2014. 256 pages, artists index, bibliography; profusely illustrated in color. Hardbound with photo illustrated boards. $49.95
The catalogue for the exhibition of the same name at the Museum of Arts and Design, May 13 – September 14, 2014, “the first museum exhibition to explore how contemporary jewelry artists transform and add new meaning to the pervasive images of this digital age. Drawing inspiration from historic daguerrotypes to manipulated digital images, international jewelry artists explore changing views of beauty and the human body; examine social, political, and cultural issues... and question the broader relation of jewelry to society....” [See the MAD website description].
- Jade: Palmer, J.P. Jade. London, (1967). Illustrated. Hardbound. $45.00
Includes some jewelry, but mostly other jade objects.
- Jade: Peking. Palace Museum. The Selected Handicrafts from the Collections of the Palace Museum. By The Palace Museum. Peking, Wen Wu Press, 1974. Text in Chinese plus 100 color plates. Checklist of 100 items, with introduction, in a separate 28-page catalogue loosely inserted, in both English and Chinese. 4to, cloth, very good in dust jacket. $50.00
Nephrite pendant, white jade ornament, wine cup of painted lacquer, white jade belt-plaques, silver cup, cloisonne bowl, painted enamel vase, carved bamboo ewer, and many other items shown.
- Jade: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Jades of the T.B. Walker Collection at the Walker Art Center. A Catalog of the Collection including a Brief Story on Jade by J. LeRoy Davidson. No date (ca. 1940). With 234 pieces described and illustrated in black and white, with 18 larger illustrations; a scarce catalogue on an important jade collection $85.00
- James, Duncan. Old Jewellery. Shire Publications, (1989). First edition. 100 pages, 23 black and white plates and 57 drawings in the text. Illustrated wrappers; paperbound, very good. $45.00
A concise work, but with valuable information on the manufacture, materials and design of jewelry. Chapters on Types of Jewellery, Principal Decorative Techniques, Craft of the Goldsmth and Jeweller, Stone Cutting, Hallmarks and more.
- JAR: New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jewels by JAR. Essay by Adrian Sassoon. New York, 2013. 144 pages, 69 full-color illustrations. 7 1/4 x 8 inches. Hardbound in slipcase. $40.00
Published to coincide with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Jewels by JAR” exhibition, November, 2013. “Provides an elegantly designed retrospective of the best of Joel A. Rosenthal, who works in Paris under the name JAR… includes nearly 70 extraordinary pieces from throughout his career, illustrating his novel use of color and sculptural form in beautiful, one-of-a-kind jewels executed with exquisite gemstones, pearls, and natural materials… a keepsake and a stunning celebration of a mesmerizing designer” [From the Metropolitan Museum of Art's announcement of the book].
- Jargstorf, Sibylle. Baubles, Buttons and Beads: The Heritage of Bohemia. Schiffer, 1993. With price guide. Illustrated in color. Paperbound. $29.95
- Jargstorf, Sibylle. Glass Beads From Europe. Schiffer, 1995. With price guide. Paperbound. $20.00
- Jensen: Schiffer, Nancy & Janet Drucker. Jensen Silver: The American Designs. Atglen, Schiffer, (2008). 192 pages, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. 4to, boards, dust jacket. $49.95
Sterling silver jewelry and tableware sold at the Jensen store in New York; shown are objects designed by American craftsmen, in particular William De Matteo and Alphonse La Paglia, both of whom worked in the late 1940s. This work focuses on the silver and jewelry designed by these two men.
- Jensen: Drucker, Janet. Georg Jensen: A Tradition of Splendid Silver. Atglen, 2000. Revised & expanded 2nd edition. With biographies of designers, marks, chronology, bibliography, updated values, index. 320 pages, profusely illustrated, including many color photos. Hardbound, dust jacket. $79.95
The definitive work on Georg Jensen discussing his life and work and the contributions of the many talented designers who worked with him.
- Jensen: Drucker, Janet and William Drucker (preface). Georg Jensen: 20th Century Designs. Illustrated in black and white. Schiffer, 2002. Clothbound. $69.95
Reprint of pages from Jensen jewelry and hollowware catalogues. Most certainly to become the standard reference.
- Jensen: Smithsonian Institution, Washington. Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts. Catalogue: Georg Jensen Silversmithy, 77 Artists, 75 Years. Washington, D.C., 1980. 127 pages, 147 items described, with most illustrated in black and white photographs; objects presented alphabetically by the designer whose brief biographies are noted. With bibliography and marks. Hardbound in dust jacket. $145.00
Published on the occasion of an exhibition organized and held at the Renwick Gallery, February 29 – July 6, 1980. Introduction by Lloyd E. Herman and essay by Erik Lassen. “The authors document the development of the Georg Jensen Silversmithy by examining the broad range of works created by its designers – including jewelry, flatware, holloware, and personal and decorative objects made of silver, stainless steel, pewter, and gold. In the process, they reveal Jensen’s major influence on the evolution of modern design.”
- Jensen: Taylor, David A., editor. Georg Jensen Jewelry. New Haven, Yale University Press, Published for the Bard Graduate Center, New York, (2005). Texts by Isabelle Anscombe, Miriam Gelfer-Jorgensen, Toni Greenbaum & Susan Weber Soros. 350 pages, profusely illustrated in color; biographies, bibliography, index, marks, catalogue of the exhibition July 14 – Oct. 16, 2005, and checklist. Clothbound, dust jacket. $65.00
- Jewelry Trade Catalogue: Shreve, Crump & Low Company, Boston. Gifts from Shreve’s. Undated, but 1955. 26 pages, totally illustrated throughout in black and white; all items with prices noted. 5 3/4 x 8 inches, black, white and red illustrated paper wrappers. In very good condition. Scarce. $85.00
Jewelry and gifts from Shreve’s, probably for the 1955 holiday season, with brooches, charm bracelets, earrings, “jewelry for the sportswoman,” men’s cuff links, tie holders, money clips, etc., and silver, china and glass giftware.
- Jewelry and Silver Trade Catalogue: Holsman Company, “The Fountain Head For Bargains,” Wholesale Jewelers … Chicago, Ill. Holsman Company… American and Swiss Watches, Jewelry, Silverware, Optical Goods, Clocks, Novelties, Diamonds, Etc…. Holiday Edition – 1926. Catalogue No. 170. A 224-page black and white illustrated catalogue, primarily jewelry; priced. 8vo, wrappers, staple bound. Cover torn at edges and corners of front and along spine; internally very good. $45.00
- Jewelry Trade Catalogue: R. Monroe Kennedy & Co., Pittsburgh. New York, Boston & Providence Silver Ware and Jewelry Manufacturers’ Eighth Annual Catalogue. R. Monroe Kennedy & Co... Manufacturers of Gold, Gold Plated, and Oroide Jewelry, in Every Variety. Also Heavy Plated Silver Ware... Aluminium Oroide Watches.... Pittsburgh, 1868. The 1869 trade catalogue of R. Monroe Kennedy. 32 pages printed in black; with “1869” printed in brownish-orange on front cover. 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches. Not illustrated, but with a lot of information and with wholesale prices noted. Covers lightly browned along edges, but overall in very good condition. Rare. $135.00
Oroide, an alloy of copper, zinc and/or tin, which has a gold color and brilliancy, was used in imitation gold jewelry. R. Monroe Kennedy & Co., as acknowledged in their introduction, “make a speciality of Oroide Gold Goods...made of the best stock, and every piece is electro-gilded, which preserves the beautiful gloss....” They proclaim that after several years’ experimenting, they “have succeeded in perfecting this superior composition for watch cases” which they have named “Aluminium Oroide.....” Also advertised, besides jewelry and watch cases, are card photographs, morocco albums, and stereoscopic views, as well as frames and much more.
- Jewelry Trade Catalogue: Myers (S.F.) & Co., New York. S.F. Myers & Co.: Gems. 1896. Catalogue No. 40D. A 40-page catalogue of diamond jewelry in solid gold – brooches, pins, earrings, cuff buttons, rings, necklaces, bracelets. Printed in black, white and yellow/gold. Paper covers with cloth backstrip; covers with raised lettering in blue and gold. Lower outer corner creased and tearing, but overall in very good condition. Scarce. $250.00
Specialty catalogue of diamond jewelry for 1896 from S.F. Myers & Co., Importers & Cutters of Diamonds, Makers of Fine Diamond Jewelry, Myers’ Buildings, Maiden Lane. According to Rainwater, American Jewelry Manufacturers, this firm was established in 1863 and was out of business before 1915.
- Jonas, Susan & Marilyn Nissenson. Cuff Links. New York, 1991. First edition. Hardbound. . First edition. 196 illustrations, 183 in color. Fine in dust jacket. Scarce. $100.00
- Joris, Yvonne et al. (editors). Private Passion: Artists’ Jewelry of the 20th Century. Stuttgart, 2010. 176 pages, 150 color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $70.00
“This publication conveys marvelous insights into the work done in jewelry by distinguished 20th-century artists....”
- Joseff of Hollywood: See Ball, Joanne Dubbs. Jewelry of the Stars.
- Joseph, Ralph S. The Jeweler's Guide to Effective Insurance Appraising. Gemworld International, (1996). Hardbound, dust jacket. $49.95
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