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JEWELRY LIST 2015

Part D:  N-Z

Part A | Part B | Part C

Catalogue Index



  1. Nehama, Sarah. In Death Lamented: The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry. Boston, Massachusetts historical Society, 2012. 128 pages, notes, bibliography, index; profusely illustrated with color photos. Paperbound, fine condition.    $75.00
    A companion volume to the Fall Exhibition at the Massachusetts Historical Society 2012. Discusses the 17th century and before, memento mori, poesy rings, the colonial American era, the Revolution, Civil War era and the 19th century.
  2. New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the Lands of the Scythians: Ancient Treasures from the Museums of the U.S.S.R., 3000 B.C. - 100 B.C. Catalogue of an exhibition, (ca. 1970's). Paperbound edition.    $40.00
  3. New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Treasures From the Kremlin. An Exhibition from the State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin: May 19 - September 2, 1979. New York, (1979).    $45.00
    Russian gold and silver, arms and armor, ceremonial equestrian accessories, textiles. & western European silver.
  4. New York. Museum of Contemporary Crafts. Exhibition catalogue: Emergence: Student-Craftsmen. Exhibition: 24 May – 8 September 1963. (40) pages, black and white illustrations. Small (7x7 inches) catalogue, paperbound, very good condition.    $25.00
    Work by students at California College of Arts and Crafts, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cranbrook Academy, School for American Craftsmen (Rochester, NY), UCLA, and University of Washington.
  5. Newark. Newark Museum. The Glitter & The Gold: Fashioning America's Jewelry. Edited by Ulysses Grant Dietz. Texts by Dietz, Jenna Weissman Joselit, Kevin J. Smead and Janet Zapata. (1997). Illustrated in black and white and color. Paperbound edition.    $95.00
    Published to accompany the exhibition at the Newark Museum, May 7 - November 2, 1997.
  6. Newman, Harold. An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry. New York, (1981).  First edition. 334 pages, 2530 terms relating to gemstones, jewels, materials, processes, styles, designers and makers from antiquity to the present day, with 685 illustrations, 16 in color. Original hardbound edition; very good condition in dust jacket with small tear at bottom of spine.    $85.00
    One of the best dictionaries of jewelry; a basic and important reference. Now out of print in both hardbound and paperbound (see below).
  7. Newman, Harold. An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry. New York, (1994). Paperback reprint edition. 334 pages, 2530 terms relating to gemstones, jewels, materials, processes, styles, designers and makers from antiquity to the present day, with 685 illustrations, 16 in color. Paperbound. Very good condition.    $50.00
  8. Newman, Renee. Gold, Platinum, Palladium, Silver & Other Metals: How to Test, Select & Care for Them. Los Angeles, (2013). 136 pages, bibliography, index; color photos. Paperbound.    $19.95
    This work “offers concise, practical details on testing, evaluating, buying, selling and caring for precious metals...also... copper, bronze, brass, stainless steel... Besides providing a historical perspective and interesting facts about the metals, this book discusses jewelry manufacturing methods, plating and responsible mining and business practices.” An excellent and helpful work.
  9. Newman, Renee. Jewelry Handbook: How to Select, Wear & Care For Jewelry. Los Angeles, (2007). 177 pages, illustrated with color photographs. Paperbound.    $19.95
  10. Newman, Renee. Diamond Ring Buying Guide: How to evaluate, identify and select diamonds & diamond jewelry. Los Angeles, (2009). Seventh edition. 156 pages, bibliography, index; profusely illustrated with color photographs. Wrappers.    $18.95
    Offers tips on evaluating diamond quality, treatments, cuts, clarity, with useful diagrams and tables. This new edition with 104 new photos and a considerable amount of new information.
  11. Newman, Renee. Gemstone Buying Guide. Los Angeles, (2001). Revised edition. 156 pages, bibliography, index: profusely illustrated with color photographs. Wrappers.    $19.95
    Advice on evaluating and purchasing gemstones, with descriptions and information on cut, carat, color and clarity.
  12. Newman, Renee. Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Buying Guide: How to evaluate, identify & care for these gems. Los Angeles, (2009). Third edition. 164 pages, bibliography, index; profusely illustrated with color photographs by the author. Wrappers.    $19.95
    Facts about rubies, sapphires and emeralds, with information on evaluating and purchasing them. Chapters on cut, carat, color and clarity and more.
  13. Nicholls, Dale & Robin Allison. Antique Enameled Jewelry. Atglen, (2006). 192 pages, 450 color illustrations. Hardbound.    $49.95
    Specifically devoted to American enameled jewelry beginning at the turn of the twentieth century, presenting information and illustrations of techniques, symbolism and design of the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, Edwardian, Art Deco and later styles.
  14. Nicholls, Dale, with Shelly Foote & Robin Allison. Egyptian Revival Jewelry & Design. With Price Guide. Schiffer, (2006). 160 pages, index, bibliography; profusely illustrated in color. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $39.95
  15. Nilsson: Holmquist, Kersti. Silversmeden Wiwen Nilsson. Lund (Sweden), 1990. Text in Swedish, with English summary. 248 pages, profusely illustrated with black and white and color photos. Hardbound, fine in dust jacket.    $85.00
    Wiwen Nilsson was one of the leading figures in Swedish silver and goldsmithing from the 1920's until his death in 1974. His workshop, located in Lund, had traditions going back to Erik Holmberg in 1774. The book discusses Nilsson's life and work, including silverware, church silver, jewelry and all the international exhibitions in which his work was shown.
  16. Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, Norfolk. The Melvin Gutman Collection of Antique Jewelry. Catalogue of an exhibition December 1966 describing 150 pieces.    $40.00
  17. Ogden, Jack. Jewellery. London, Intelligent Layman, (2006). 259 pages, 329 color plates, index. Large 4to, hardbound in dust jacket.    $100.00
    5,000 years of jewelry – the art, history and craft, written by a leading scholar in the field.
  18. Ogden, Jack. Jewellery of the Ancient World. London, Trefoil, (1982). First edition. 185 pages, illustrated, including 32 plates in full color. Hardbound in dust jacket. With owner’s bookplate on front inside cover and some highlighting. Signed by author.     $125.00
    Very well respected work, in great demand.
  19. Omega: Kreuzer, Anton. Omega Wristwatches: Feast for the Eyes. Schiffer, 1996. Hardbound.    $59.95
  20. On Jewelry and Gems. Contemporary Jewelry and Gem Design at the Department of Gem and Jewelry Design of the Fachhochschule at Idar-Oberstein, Germany. Stuttgart, (1996). Text in German and English.    $75.00
  21. Ostrich Feathers: Cawston Ostrich Farm, South Pasadena. Souvenir Catalogue of The Cawston Ostrich Farm, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California. The Original Home of the Ostrich in America. South Pasadena, Edwin Cawston, 1903. Printed by Curtis-Newhall Company, Los Angeles. Trade catalogue/ publicity brochure of the Cawston Ostrich Farm and its products.30 pages, illustrated. 7 3/4 x 5 inches, illustrated paper wrappers. Front cover stained at bottom and with some chipping, but otherwise and overall in very good condition. Rare.    $150.00
    The Cawston Ostrich Farm opened in 1886 and was America’s first ostrich farm. It was quite a tourist destination in its day, with people coming to ride ostriches, take ostrich-drawn carriage rides, and to buy ostrich feathered items for sale in their store. Many of the items are illustrated in this catalogue which also includes a history and description of the ostrich farm and the products. Illustrated, and with prices, are Ostrich feather hair ornaments, plumes, boas, fans and ostrich farm souvenirs. The farm closed in 1935 and according to Wikipedia, most of the original brick structure of the factory and store remain today and apparently is South Pasadena Cultural Landmark #18.
  22. Pack, Greta. Jewelry Making By the Lost Wax Process. New York, (1968). Illustrated. Hardbound.    $35.00
  23. Papi, Stefano & Alexandra Rhodes. 20th Century Jewelry & The Icons of Style. New York, (2013). 272 pages, bibliography, index; 398 photo illustrations in color and black and white. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $65.00
    “In the aftermath of the First World War... royal gems [previously only in the hands of kings, queens, emperors or maharajahs] passed into the hands of a diferent kind of elite... celebrities from the silver screen and a coterie which revelled in a nouveau riche whirl.... [this book] explores this dazzling era via profiles of eleven glamorous women who built up astonishing jewelry collections... Marjorie Merriweather Post... Barbara Hutton... Duchess of Windsor... Maria Callas... Nina Dyer....” Beautifully illustrated with jewelry of Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston, etc. and the women who wore them.
  24. Pardue, Diana F. with the Heard Museum. Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry. Layton, Gibbs Smith, (2007). First edition. 184 pages, illustrated with color photos by Craig Smith; notes, bibliography, index. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $60.00
  25. Pariser Schmuck vom Zweiten Kaiserreich zur Belle Epoque. Edited by the Bayerischen Nationalmuseum. Texts by Michael Koch, Evelyne Posseme, et al. Munich, (1989). 327 pages, 320 illustrations, including 260 in color. Clothbound in dust jacket.    $125.00
    French art nouveau jewelry; German edition.
  26. Pearlstone, Zena. Hopi Gold, Hopi Silver: 12 Contemporary Jewelers. Schiffer, (2014). 144 pages, 194 color and black and white photos; glossary, bibliography, index. Hardbound, fine in dust jacket.    $34.99
    The evolution of Hopi jewelry over the last four decades as seen in the stunning and innovative works of 12 well-known Hopi artists who incorporate gold, platinum, diamonds and rare turquoise into a tradition previously dominated with silver. Among the artists: Victor Coochwytewa, Phillip Honani, Michael Kabotie, Watson Honanie, Jason Takala Sr., and others.
  27. Persson: Widman, Dag. Sigurd Persson: En Mastare i Form. (Sweden), Carlssons, (1994). Illustrated. Hardbound.    $95.00
    In Swedish, with an English summary; on one of Sweden’s foremost designers and craftsmen.
  28. Peshlakai: Curtis, Steven. Navajo Silversmith Fred Peshlakai. Schiffer Publishers, (2014). 224 pages, profusely illustrated with color photos; resources, bibliography, index. Pictorial boards, dust jacket.    $50.00
    The history and evolution of Navajo silverwork and the life and art of the legendary Navajo silversmith Fred Peshlakai.
  29. Pforzheim. Hochschule fur Gestaltung/Fachhochschule Pforzheim  Studiengang Schmuck und Gerat 1965-1995. Schmucken: The Art of Adornment. Stuttgart, (1995). Text in English and German.    $75.00
    The students and faculty of the Hochschule fur Gestaltung (College of Design) in Pforzheim and the jewelry they created between 1965 and 1995.
  30. Pforzheim. Schmuckmuseum. Catalogue: Schmuck aus Belgien: Die Moderne 1945-1995. With color illustrations. Hardbound.    $50.00
  31. Pforzheim. Schmuckmuseum. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. 1980. Edited by Dr. Fritz Falk. An unpaginated catalogue of the 400 pieces of jewelry in the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim. Each period with introductory text; each item fully described. Profusely illustrated (many in color). Paperbound. Pages waved, but still an overall very good copy.    $60.00
    Catalogue of a most important museum collection of jewelry.
  32. Pforzheim. Schmuckmuseum. Catalogue: Ife, Akan und Benin: Gold und Bronzen aus Westafrika. 159 pages, color and black and white illustrations. German/English text.    $75.00
  33. Phillips, Clare. Jewelry, From Antiquity to the Present. New York, 1996. Reprinted. Illustrated in color. Paperbound.     $19.95
    A concise overview; very readable and quite useful.
  34. Pina, Leslie. Mexican Jewelry & Metal Art. Schiffer, (2009). 287 pages, profusely illustrated in color; glossary, marks, bibliography, index of marks. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $89.99
  35. Pickford, Ian. Pocket Edition of Jackson’s Hallmarks. Antique Collectors’ Club. Paperbound.    $14.50
    A handy pocket edition, based on the new, revised edition of Jackson’s Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland and Ireland. With over 1000 marks.
  36. Post, Jeffrey. The National Gem Collection. Washington, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, in association with Abrams, New York, (2005). 144 pages, beautifully illustrated with photos by Chip Clark. Paperbound.    $29.95
    Jeffrey Post, Curator of the National Gem and Mineral Collection “surveys the world of gems, discussing diamonds, corundum gems... beryl... quartz... and rare and unusual gems, as well as the collection’s historical jewelry....”
  37. Poynder, Michael. The Price Guide to Jewellery, 3000 B.C. - 1950 A.D. Woodbridge, (1981). Second printing (originally published 1976) with updated prices. 385 pages, 270 plates, many in color, illustrating hundreds of pieces. Hardbound, slightly shaken, but very good in slightly chipped dust jacket.    $100.00
  38. Price, Judith. Masterpieces of American Jewelry. Scranton, 2004. 128 pages, color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $30.00
  39. Proddow, Penny & Debra Healy. American Jewelry: Glamour and Tradition. New York, 1987. 208 pages, 198 items described and illustrated in color. Large 4to, cloth, very good in dust jacket.    $300.00
  40. Proddow, Penny & Marion Fasel. Bejeweled: Great Designers, Celebrity Style. New York, (2001). 144 pages, 150 photographs, including 100 plates in full color. Oblong, hardbound, shows very minor signs of use, but overall very good in dust jacket.    $55.00
    Tiffany, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston, Lalique, Jean & Georges Fouquet, Vever, Marcus, Starr, Raymond Yard, Charlton, Paul Flato, Traeber & Hoeffer-Mauboussin, Calder, Dali, Belperron, Seaman Schepps, Schlumberger, Webb, Peretti, Robert Lee Morris, Paloma Picasso, David Yurman, JAR & others.
  41. Proddow, Penny & Marion Fasel. Diamonds: A Century of Spectacular Jewels. New York, (1996). 191 pages, bibliography, index; 173 illustrations, 96 plates in full color. Hardbound.    $65.00
  42. Proddow, Penny, Debra Healy & Marion Fasel. Hollywood Jewels: Movies, Jewelry, Stars. New York, Abrams, (1992). First edition. 200 pages, 267 illustrations, including 78 plates in full color. Clothbound, dust jacket, very good condition.    $85.00
  43. Rainwater, Dorothy T. American Jewelry Manufacturers. Schiffer, (1988). 296 pages, illustrated with thousands of marks. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $69.99
    A comprehensive reference of jewelry trademarks and manufacturers in alphabetical order and a history of jewelry making in the United States. One of the first books any collector of or dealer in jewelry should own.
  44. Rambosson, J. Les Pierres Precieuses et les Principaux Ornements. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1884. Second edition. Ii, 375 pages, chromolithographed frontispiece and 67 wood engraved illustrations. 8vo, bound in cloth backed marbled boards with leather title labels affixed to spine, very good. Scarce.    $350.00
    One of the most important and authoritative gemological books of the nineteenth century. This second edition is corrected and considerably enlarged.
  45. Ramljak, Suzanne. Unique by Design: Contemporary Jewelry in the Donna Schneier Collection. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, (2014). 135 pages, beautifully illustrated with 101 color photographs. Paperbound.    $25.00
    Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 13 – August 31, 2014. “The collection of post-World War II jewelry assembled by Donna Schneier chronicles the history of modern and contemporary jewelry worldwide.” [From the Foreword by Thomas P. Campbell, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.] Most of the jewelry shown are from the 1980s and 1990s.
  46. Ramljak, Suzanne. On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets. Atglen, Schiffer, 2014. 152 pages, 200 color photos. Oblong, hardbound.    $45.00
    “From the beginning of time, armor and amulets have been used for protection and are found in cultues across the globe. The contemporary examples showcased here... demonstrate the enduring artistry of the forms and the crucial role such objects can play in safeguarding body and soul... introductory essay charts the wider cultural terrain of protective rnament – touching on issues of history, anthropology, and psychology....”
  47. Raulet, Sylvie. Art Deco Jewelry. New York, (1984). 344 pages, bibliography, index, biographies; richly illustrated with 792 illustrations, 261 in color. Original hardcover edition of this classic work on art deco jewelry. In fine condition, with dust jacket.    $250.00
  48. Raulet, Sylvie. Jewelry of the 1940's and 1950's. New York, (1988). 332 pages, 546 plates (235 in color); biographies, bibliography. Large clothbound volume, very good condition in a dust jacket that is chipped along the top edge. Very scarce book on 40s and 50s jewelry.    $400.00
  49. Reynolds, Graham. European Miniatures in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, Metropoltan Museum of Art, (1996). 208 pages, 399 illustrations, 85 in full color. Large 4to, cloth, fine indust jacket.    $55.00
    Published in conjunction with the exhibition November 5, 1996 – January 5, 1997.
  50. Rivers, Joan. Jewelry by Joan Rivers. New York, 1995. Illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $35.00
  51. Romero, Christie. Warman’s Jewelry. 2002. Third edition. Paperbound.    $35.00
    A fully illustrated identification and price guide to 18th - 20th century fine and costume jewelry. Color illustrations. Re-vised and updated; this edition with manufacturer’s marks accompanying most of the photographed jewelry and a newly updated Timeline. This is the last edition that Christie Romero had a hand in before her untimely death.
  52. Rossi, Filippo. Italian Jeweled Arts. New York, (1954). Illustrated. Hardbound.    $100.00
  53. Rutland, E.H. An Introduction to the World's Gemstones. Garden City, (1974).    $45.00
    An informative book that discusses origins, structure, history, evolution of gemstones, gemstone industries, species and lore.
  54. Sanger, Arthur & Lucille. Cabochon Jewelry Making. Peoria, (1951). 128 pages, illustrated. Hardbound.    $45.00
    A scarce technical book mostly for the beginner with an abundance of useful information; illustrated with drawings as well as black and white photos of finished, contemporary jewelry.
  55. Sarianidi, Victor. The Golden Hoard of Bactria, From the Tillya-tepe Excavations in Northern Afghanistan. New York & Leningrad, (1985).    $125.00
    A history of the excavations, with a detailed catalogue describing every artifact recovered from the tombs that date from the 1st century B.C. to the 1st century A.D. Many pieces of jewelry illustrated and described.
  56. Sataloff, Joseph. Art Nouveau Jewelry: A Practical Guide to Its History and Beauty, With Pictures of Over 150 Pieces of Jewelry and a Compendium of International Jewelers’ Marks. Bryn Mawr, (1984). Hardbound, dust jacket.    $175.00
  57. Scarisbrick, Diana. Portrait Jewels: Opulence & Intimacy from the Medici to the Romanovs. New York, (2011). 352 pages, 356 illustrations, 341 in color. Square 4to, hardbound, dust jacket.    $45.00
    An excellent study on portrait miniature jewelry from the 16th century to World War I and with a section solely devoted to the portrait diamond. Beautifully illustrated and thoroughly researched, Ms. Scarisbrick presents the portrait jewels “in the context of people’s lives... shows how they were worn and what they meant to the donors and recipients – tokens of allegiance to a ruler, of commitment between lovers, of affection within families.”
  58. Scarisbrick, Diana. Rings: Symbols of Wealth, Power and Affection. New York, Abrams, 1993. 224 pages, bibliography, index; more than 480 examples illustrated, including 153 in full color. Hardbound, very good in dust jacket.    $150.00
    An important work on rings; a complement to the older books on the subject and superior to many of the newer books on the subject.
  59. Scarisbrick, Diana. Scottish Jewellery: A Victorian Passion. Milan, 2009. 128 pages, 100 color illustrations. Small 4to, boards, dust jacket.    $45.00
    The history of Scottish jewelry and the significance of the motifs; with beautifully illustrated examples from the Ghysels Collection.
  60. Scarisbrick, Diana (editor). Jewelry Design Source Book. By Patricia Bayer, Vivienne Becker, et al. New York, (1989). 191 pages, richly illustrated in color; glossary, index. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $85.00
    A visual reference of jewelry styles throughout history.
  61. Schepps: Vaill, Amanda & Janet Zapata. Seaman Schepps: A Century of New York Jewelry Design. New York, (2004). 204 pages, profusely illustrated in color with photos by David Behl. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $100.00
  62. Schick: Rosolowski, Tacey, et al. Sculpture to Wear: The Jewelry of Marjorie Schick. Stuttgart, (2007). 240 pages, 737 color and 10 black and white illustrations. Text in English and German. 4to, boards, dust jacket.    $75.00
    “The first comprehensive monograph on this exceptional [American avant-garde] artist in jewelry.”
  63. Schiffer, Nancy. The Best of Costume Jewelry. Schiffer Publishers, 1999. Third edition with value guide. Paperbound.    $15.00
  64. Schiffer, Nancy. Costume Jewelry: The Fun of Collecting. Schiffer, 2001. Paperbound. Revised edition.    $29.95
  65. Schiffer, Nancy. Fun Jewelry. Schiffer, 1996. Illustrated. Paper. Revised edition.    $15.00
  66. Schiffer, Nancy. Masters of Contemporary Indian Jewelry. Schiffer, (2009). 256 pages, 448 color photos. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $50.00
    “Over 50 living jewelry masters of Native American heritage are featured… Tufa casting, stone cutting, engraving, metalsmithing are evident… new jewelry designs as well as sculpture tht ranks as wearable art.” [From the Publisher].
  67. Schlumberger: Bizot, Chantal, et al. The Jewels of Jean Schlumberger. New York, 2001. 157 pages, 150 illustrations, 90 plates in full color. Hardbound, very good in dust jacket.    $150.00
    The English version of the catalogue for the exhibition “Un Diamant dans la Ville,” Paris, 1996. Difficult to find now.
  68. Schlumberger: Paris. Musee des Arts Decoratifs. Un Diamant dans la Ville: Jean Schlumberger 1907-1987, Bijoux-Objets. (1995). 157 pages, bibliography, chronology; profusely illustrated (many color); catalogue of the exhibition. Paperbound.    $100.00
    Catalogue of an exhibition, October 19, 1995-February 25, 1996, of Schlumberger's jewelry from the 1930's through the 1970's.
  69. Schollmayer, Karl. Neuer Schmuck. Ornamentum humanum. Tubingen, 1974. 212 pages plus 48 plates of color photos, 339 black and white photos. Hardbound, very good in dust jacket.    $175.00
    Contemporary jewelry by Martinazzi, Hermann Junger, Anton Cepka, Robert Smit, and others. An excellent resource of contemporary jewelry.
  70. Schon, Marbeth. Form & Function: American Modernist Jewelry, 1940-1970. Schiffer, (2008). 256 pages, index, bibliography, notes and makers’ marks; richly illustrated in color. 4to, boards, dust jacket.    $69.99
  71. Schon, Marbeth. Modernist Jewelry 1930-1960: The Wearable Art Movement. Schiffer, 2004. With value reference. 272 pages, 540 color and 35 black and white photos; marks, bibliography, index. Boards, dust jacket.    $69.95
    Explores the work of 175 of the most important American modernist artist jewelers.
  72. Segall, Berta. Katalog der Goldschmieder Arbeiten. Athens, Benaki Museum, Druckerei “Pyrbos,” 1938. Catalogue of 220 pages plus 70 plates (numbered 1-69 plus 16a) loose in cloth portfolio, as issued. Very good. Listed in the bibliography of Williams, Greek Gold,Catalogue describing, in great detail, along with plates illustrating hundreds of examples of gold objects in the Benaki Museum. Items include a large number of pieces of jewelry, from ancient to medieval, with some later and some earlier examples.
  73. Shinde: Keswani, Reema. Shinde Jewels. New York, (2004). 79 pages, lavishly illustrated, mostly in color. Hardbound, very good in dust jacket. Out of print now and rather scarce.    $50.00
    A fascinating account of A.V. Shinde, jewelry designer to Maharajas and for forty years, head designer for Harry Winston; called by The New York Times “a leading figure in design known only to the cognoscenti.” A beautifully intimate look at an important, yet little known jewelry designer.
  74. Shore, Eric. Lapidary for Pleasure & Profit. New York, (1978).    $15.00
  75. Simonds, Cherri. Collectible Costume Jewelry: Identification & Values. Paducah, (1997). Includes glossary, index and marks.    $24.95
  76. Skinner, Damian (editor), in association with Art Jewelry Forum. Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective. New York, Lark, (2013). 264 pages, illustrated in color. Hardbound.    $40.00
    “What is contemporary jewelry? What is the background... how does it stand now and possibly in the future?” These questions are examined by some of the most notable jewelry writers from around the world. Examples of works by prominent jewelry designers are illustrated.
  77. Smith, G.F. Herbert. New York, (1972). 14th edition, revised by F.C. Phillips. Hardbound. Revised edition of the classic work on gemstones, with numerous tables and appendices.    $50.00
  78. Snider, Nick. Sweetheart Jewelry and Collectibles. Schiffer, 1995. With value guide. Paperbound.     $15.00
  79. Snyder, Jeffrey B. Art Jewelry Today 2. Schiffer, (2008). 256 pages, over 630 color photos. Oblong 4to, boards, dust jacket.    $50.00
    Second book in the series pioneered by Dona Meilach.
  80. Snyder, Jeffrey B. Art Jewelry Today 3. Schiffer, (2011). 256 pages, profusely illustrated with color photos. Oblong 4to, hardbound, dust jacket.    $50.00
    “Current trends in art jewelry design.” A continuation in the series pioneered by Dona Meilach.
  81. Snowman, A. Kenneth (editor). The Master Jewelers. New York, (1990). 262 pages, 377 illustrations, including 251 color plates; bibliography, index. Original hardcover edition; dust jacket.    $200.00
    From the publisher: “In fifteen chapters written by leading experts in the field, the world of fine jewelry, including its social, aesthetic, an business aspects from around 1850 to our own day, is brought to vivid life.” Chapters on Castellani and giuliano, Fontenay, Hancock, Falize, Boucheron, Faberge, Tillander, Lalique, Vever, Fouquet, Tiffany, Cartier, Bulgari and more.
  82. Solodkoff, Alexander von. Orfevrerie Russe du XVIIe au XIXe Siecle. Paris, (1981). 230 pages, 245 illustrations, 70 color; with 400 marks, bibliography and lists of makers. Clothbound, fine in dust jacket.                     $65.00
    French edition of Russian Gold & Silverwork, 17th – 19th Century.
  83. Spratling: Baum, Sandy. The William Spratling Legacy. Atglen, Schiffer, (2011). 167 pages, extensive timeline, bibliography, index; profusely illustrted in color with photos by the author (who is a professional photographer). Includes Spratlings Alaskan models, lost for over 50 years, and other original Spratling designs. 4to, hardbound, dust jacket.    $49.99
  84. Sprintzen, Alice. Jewelry: Basic Techniques & Design. Radnor, (1980). Hardbound.    $40.00
  85. St. Clair, Temple. Alchemy: A Passion for Jewels. New York, (2008). First edition. 222 pages, beautifully illustrated with color photos. Clothbound, dust jacket.    $49.95
    Temple St. Clair, the famed jewelry designer, takes us on an “excursion into the intricate history and craft of jewelry making – from the ancient origins of talismans and charms, to the complicated pursuit of the perfect gemstone – all through the lens of her own fascinating experiences.” She pairs images of her own work along with “images and references to historical and contemporary works, people, and places that have been influential and inspirational” to her as a designer and as a human being.
  86. Stix: McLanathan, Richard. The Art of Marguerite Stix. New York, (1977). 191 pages, 255 illustrations, 80 plates in full color; with bibliography, biographical outline and index. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $125.00
    The sculpture, art work and jewelry of this fascinating artist, known for her remarkable work with seashells.
  87. Stronge, Susan et al. A Golden Treasury: Jewellery from the Indian Subcontinent. New York, (1988). Published in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum; Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Art Series. 144 pgaes, glossary, bibliography, index; 171 pieces described; profusely illustrated in color. Hardbound in dust jacket. Previous owner’s bookplate on inside front cover, very good condition.    $60.00
    Published to accompany an exhibition at Cartwright Hall, Bradford, England.
  88. Tait, Hugh. Catalogue of the Waddesdon Bequest in the British Museum. I: The Jewels. London, British Museum, (1986). 288 pages with 32 color plates and 253 black and white illustrations. Clothbound, fine in dust jacket.    $150.00
    The first of a series of volumes published (complete unto itself) of the dazzling collection of European courtly objects from the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance to the Baroque formerly owned by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild. With 53 entries, each illustrated (with detailed views, drawings and additional illustrations).
  89. Tait, Hugh. Jewellery Through 7000 Years. London, British Museum, (1978). 276 pages, catalogue of jewelry from the collection of the British Museum, describing 466 pieces, with glossary, bibliography and index; profusely illustrated, including 27 plates in color. Paperbound. Small ownership label on top of title page, otherwise in very good condition.    $60.00
    An exceptional overview with text and detailed catalogue descriptions by Hugh Tait, Deputy Keeper of Medieval and Later Antiquities in the British Museum.
  90. Taragin, Davira S. & Alex Ward, with Helen W. Drutt English. Women’s Tales: Four Leading Israeli Jewelers. Racine Art Museum, (2006). 128 pages, 70 color plates. Clothbound, dust jacket.    $50.00
    Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Racine Art Museum (17 September 2006 – 21 January 2007) and then travelling throughout Europe and eventually at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem in 2009-2010. The four artists are Bianca Eshel-Gershuni, Vered Kaminski, Esther Knobel and Deganit Stern Schocken.
  91. Tardy. Poincons d’Argent. 21st edition, 2000. Paperbound.    $85.00
    The standard book of European marks on silver.
  92. Taylor, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair With Jewelry. New York, Simon & Schuster, (2002). 239 pages, 280 illustrations, including 175 full-color photographs. Clothbound, dust jacket. Tear to front endpaper at inner hinge, common in many copies of this book, otherwise very good.    $150.00
  93. Thun-Hohenstein, Christoph & Elizabeth Schmuttermeier (editors). Jewellery 1970-2015: Bollmann Collection… Fritz Maierhofer Retrospective. Text in German and English. Stuttgart, Arnoldsche, (2015). 144 pages, profusely illustrated with color photos. Illustrated board covers.    $50.00
    Published on the occasion of the exhibition Schmuck 1970-2015… Jewellery 1970-2015… Fritz Meierhofer Retrospective at MAK Vienna, January 14 – March 29, 2015. An important collection, with jewelry by Bruno Martinazzi, Peter Chang, Reinhold Reiling, Giampaolo Babetto, Eva Eisler, Petra Zimmermann and many others; and with a 20-page section on the work of Fritz Maierhofer.
  94. Tiffany: Falino, Jeannine & Yvonne J. Markowitz (editors). American Luxury: Jewels From the House of Tiffany. Woodbridge, (2009). 207 pages, notes, chronology, index; 132 color plates. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $65.00
    “This book, through a series of original essays, including, uniquely, one on jewelry worn by men, pays tribute to the firm’s enduring ingenuity and is essential reading for the Tiffany collector and scholar.”
  95. Tiffany: Johnson, Marilynn A. Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages. London, (2005). 240 pages, bibliography, index; catalogue of 133 objects, all illustrated in color. 4to, clothbound, dust jacket.    $49.95
    Catalogue of the first comprehensive exhibition of Tiffany’s work since 1989. Includes ceramics, glass, furniture, jewelry and enamels, metalwork, mosaics, paintings, wallpaper and textiles. With essays by Michael John Burlingham, Martin Filler, Nina Gray, and Rudiger Joppien.
  96. Tiffany: Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. & Mary Carpenter Grace. Tiffany Silver. London, (1978).    $125.00
    The definitive work on Tiffany in the original edition.
  97. Tiffany: Loring, John. Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co. New York, 2002. 256 pages, 360 illustrations, 350 in full color. Hardbond.    $60.00
    Louis Comfort Tiffany’s jewelry, enamels, blown glass, ceramics, desk accessories and more created during his 16-year tenure as Tiffany & Co.’s design director, as well as luxury goods produced in his own studios.
  98. Tiffany: Loring, John. Tiffany Diamonds. New York, (2005). 304 pages, 250 illustrations in full color. Pictorial boards, dust jacket.    $65.00
    A beautiful work celebrating Tiffany diamonds, with a full history, archival photos, sketches and drawings and photographs of contemporary pieces. With glossary, index and standards.
  99. Tiffany: Loring, John. Tiffany Timepieces. New York, (2004). 304 pages, 343 illustrations, including 333 in full color. Clothbound, dust jacket; illustrated cut-out slipcase.    $60.00
  100. Tiffany: Purtell, Joseph. The Tiffany Touch. New York, Random House, (1971). 309 pages, profusely illustrated. Clothbound, very good in repaired dust jacket.    $45.00
    An entertaining illustrated volume presenting social history and the development of American taste in relation to Tiffany.
  101. Tiffany: Zapata, Janet. The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany. New York, Abrams, (1993). Fully illustrated in color. Hardbound in dust jacket.    $125.00
  102. Tolkien, Tracy & Henrietta Wilkinson. A Collector’s Guide to Costume Jewelry: Key Styles and How to Recognize Them. Willowdale, (1997). 144 pages, glossary, index; profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Paperbound, very good.    $50.00
    A substantial, chronological study from 18th century paste through Butler and Wilson and others.
  103. Tortoriello, Lyn & Deborah Lyons. Bakelite Jewelry: The Art of the Carver. Schiffer, (2008). 192 pages, 300 color photos, price guide. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $39.99
    “Vintage carved Bakelite jewelry, from the 1930s and 1940s… bangles… buckles, pendants, and earrings as little works of art… great carved pieces demonstrate the art and painstaking craft of carving Bakelite….” [From the Publisher].
  104. Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin: Markowitz, Yvonne J. The Jewels of Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin: A History of American Style and Innovation. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, (2014). 134 pages, 31 black and white and 29 color illustrations. Small clothbound volume in dust jacket.    $19.95
    “From the mid-1930s through the 1940s, the collaboration of the American jewelry firm Trabert & Hoeffer with the Parisian house Mauboussin produced some of the most extraordinary high-style jewels of its time.... Drawing on historical sources that include part of the firm’s design archives... this book tells a story of design and marketing innovations... that produced a legacy of dazzling jewels.” With contributions by Elizabeth Irvine Bray, Nonie Gadsden, Elizabeth Hamilton, Frederic A. Sharf, and Toni Strassler.
  105. Traquair: Cumming, Elizabeth. Phoebe Anna Traquair 1852-1936. Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland in association with National Museums Scotland, 2011. Reprinted from the original 2005 edition, with revisions. 95 pages, 61 color illustrations. Glossy paper binding with fold-in flaps.    $20.00
    Traquair was a central figure of the Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland and recognized as the “first important professional woman artist of modern Scotland.” Her body of work included embroidery, enamelwork, mural decoration, manuscript illumination, and jewelry. Her jewelry is mostly enamelwork and prominently in the Arts and Crafts style.
  106. Turnbaugh, William A. & Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh. Indian Jewelry of the American Southwest. Schiffer, 1996. Revised and updated edition. With value guide. Paperbound.    $12.95
  107. Turner, Ralph. Jewelry in Europe and America: New Times, New Thinking. New York, 1996. Illustrated. Paperbound.    $24.95
  108. Ungerer, Tomi. Zeichnungen! Tomi Ungerer. Gunter Krauss. Schmuck Stucke! Stuttgart, Gunter Krauss Schmuck, 1993. Published in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. The first 500 signed, this copy unsigned. Drawings and jewelry designs made between April 1992 and June 1993. 71 pages. Illustrated with erotic drawings by Tomi Ungerer reproduced on opaque paper, followed by a color plate of the jewelry designed by Gunter Krauss from the drawing. 4to, gilt and red printed boards, edges and spine ends slightly rubbed. Very good condition. Scarce.     $350.00
    A wonderful pairing of the erotic drawings of Tomi Ungerer with the jewelry designs of the contemporary master goldsmith Gunter Krauss.
  109. Untracht, Oppi. Jewelry Concepts and Technology. New York, (1985). Illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $150.00
  110. Van Cleef & Arpels: Cologni, Franco. In Praise of Hands. Venice, (2012). First edition. 199 pages, profusely illustrated with color and black and white photos of the techniques and production of Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry, and photos in color of the pieces themselves. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $90.00
    Secrets of the work of the human hands that make each piece of Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry revealed. An interesting, informative and beautifully produced book.
  111. Van Cleef & Arpels: Meylan, Vincent. Van Cleef & Arpels: Treasures and Legends. Antique Collectors Club, (2015), 2nd printing. 343 pages, color and black and white photos. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $95.00
    The clients and the jewels of Van Cleef & Arpels.
  112. Van Cleef & Arpels: Petit, Marc. Van Cleef & Arpels: Reflections of Eternity. Paris, (2006). Unpaginated (over 200 pages), beautifully illustrated in color with photographs, some published for the first time, by Guy Lucas de Peslouan; 219 pieces of jewelry illustrated, with full catalogue descriptions at the end. English language edition. Large 4to, moire silk binding, dust jacket.    $100.00
    Published in honor of the centenary of the house of Van Cleef & Arpels.
  113. Van Cleef & Arpels: Serres, Michael et al. Van Cleef & Arpels: The Poetry of Time. Photography by Guy Lucas de Peslouan. Paris, 2010. 216 pages, 211 color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $50.00
    This work “explores the beautiful watches created by this luxurious jeweler....”
  114. Van Voorhies: Morrill, Penny C. Margot Van Voorhies: The Art of Mexican Enamelwork. Schiffer, (2010). 200 pages, illustrated in color with photographs by Luisa Di Pietro. 4to, boards, fine.    $49.99
    Detailed study of this American mid-20th century jewelry designer who lived in Taxco and who was best known for her exquisite enamel work.
  115. Verdura: Corbett, Patricia. Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweler. New York, 2002. 224 pages, 180 illustrations, 140 in full color. Hardbound, very good in dust jacket. Scarce in the hardbound     $150.00
  116. Vienna. Gesellschaft bildender Kunstler Osterreichs, Kunstlerhaus. Exhibition catalogue. Schmuck International 1900-1980. Exhibition: 26 June – 17 August 1980. Edited by Dr. Hertha Firnberg. 253 pages, almost totally illustrated with black and white photos. Paperbound, very good condition.    $75.00
    An international exhibition of twentieth century jewelry, but primarily contemporary jewelry by Mary Lee Hu, Ebbe Weiss-Weingart, Peter de Wit, Babetto, Robert Ebendorf, Kunzli, Skubic and others.
  117. Viruega, Jacqueline. La Bijouterie Parisienne 1860-1914. Paris, 2004. 397 pages. Paperbound.    $75.00
    Parisian jewelry from the Second Empire to the First World War – an unillustrated, but scholarly and important work.
  118. Volger, Gisela, et al (editors). Pracht und Geheimnis: Kleidung und Schmuck aus Palastina und Jordanien. Cologne & Berlin, 1991. Second edition. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. German text. 432 pages, 502 black and white and 152 color illustrations. Boards.    $39.50
    Splendor and Mystery: Clothing and Jewelry from Palestine and Jordan. Catalogue of the collection of Widad Kawar.
  119. Von Zadora-Gerlof, Andreas. Objects of Desire: The Art in Sculpted Gems of Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof. Highlights from The Forbes Magazine Galleries exhibition, November 1992. Color illustrations. Paperbound.    $25.00
  120. Voorsanger, Catherine Hoover & John K. Howat. Art and the Empire City: New York 1825-1861. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 11, 2000 – January 7, 2001. New York, 2000. 464 pages, 230 black and whtie and 412 color illustrations. Clothbound.    $20.00
  121. Wallis, Keith. Gemstones: Understanding, Identifying, Buying. Antique Collector’s Club, (2006). 127 pages, color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $25.00
  122. Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984. 190 pages, catalogue of 213 objects, illustrated in black and white and with 15 pages of color illustrations. 4to, paperbound, very good.    $75.00
    Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek and Roman Jewelry, Migration Jewelry, Byzantine, Medieval and Renaissance Jewelry, and Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century Jewelry, with texts by Jeanny Vorys Canby, Diana M. Buitron, Andrew Oliver, Jr., Richard H. Randall, Jr., Diana Scarisbrick, and William R. Johnston.
  123. Ward (Marcus) & Co., Belfast, London. A Garland of Good Wishes 1882.  Belfast and London, (1881). A beautiful example of chromolithography: a gift card/ calendar for the year 1882 published and distributed by Marcus Ward & Co. (12) pages of heavy card stock; each page a chromolithograph illustration of people in settings appropriate to the seasons or flora and fauna of the seasons. Some illustrations with calendars for the months; all elaborately presented in an architectural frame. Artist is not credited, but possibly the artistic director of the firm, Thomas Crane, brother of Walter Crane, who contributed his designs to similar items published by Marcus Ward. 4 x 6 inches, bound with tie. Near fine condition. Scarce.    $185.00
    Marcus Ward & Company were stationers, publishers and greeting card printers with an international reputation for fine quality color printing. In 1867, they established a London office and showroom and began using designs by Kate Greenaway and other well-known illustrators. They also published Greenaway's work for a number of years. Thomas Crane, brother of the illustrator Walter Crane, was artistic director of the firm. "Beginning with the use of German chromos, usually mounted on card with lithographed borders in gold and colours of home manufacture, they soon issued reproductions of original designs by artists of repute, and gained a position where they stood without rival." (See Gleeson White, "Christmas Cards and Their Chief Designers," Studio, 1894).
  124. Wartski: Munn, Geoffrey. Wartski: The First One Hundred and Fifty Years. Woodbridge, ACC, (2015). 287 pages, beautifully illustrated with color and black and white photos. Illustrated board covers with matching slipcase.    $125.00
    An exceptional history of the firm of Wartski in London and the magnificent jewels they have handled.
  125. Wassertrom, Donna & Leslie Pina. Bakelite Jewelry: Good, Better, Best. Schiffer, (1997). Illustrated in color. Hardbound.    $39.95
  126. Watkins: Chadour-Sampson, B. David Watkins: Artist in Jewellery. Stuttgart, (2008). 208 pages, 173 color and 141 black and white illustrations. Clothbound, dust jacket.    $85.00
    The first retrospective of the work of the pre-eminent British jewelry designer, David Watkins.
  127. Weber, Christianne. Schmuck der 20er und 30er Jahre in Deutschland. Stuttgart, 1990. Illustrated in color. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $150.00
    Comprehensive work on German jewelry of the '20s and '30s; extensive index of marks.
  128. Webb: Peltason, Ruth. David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler. New York, 2013. 368 pages, profusely illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $85.00
    The jewelry of David Webb, the “go-to jeweler in the 1960s and 1970s.” This survey of Webb’s life and work presents his sketches and drawings, images from fashion magazines, and original photography of the jewelry.” The definitive reference work on Webb whose clientele included Jackie Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbra Streisand and others.
  129. Weiss-Weingart: Pforzheim. Schmuckmuseum. Ebbe Weiss-Weingart: Schmuck und Objekte 1946-1993. 1993. Paperbound.    $45.00
    Catalogue of an exhibition of jewelry by the German designer Ebbe Weiss-Weingart. Born in 1923, Ms. Weiss-Weingart's work is considered by Ralph Turner as “stimulating… erotic… [with] form and sensuality.”
  130. West, Larry J. & Patricia A. Abbott. Antique Photographic Jewelry: Tokens of Affection and Regard. New York, West Co., (2005).  255 pages, 900 photographs. An elegantly bound hard cover book. Edition limited to 1500 copies. Scarce.    $250.00
    A beautifully produced and illustrated study of American photographic jewelry of the latter half of the 19th century, with information on the techniques used, the photographers and their galleries, and much more. The definitive reference on this fascinating subject, and the first to examine Victorian photographic portrait jewelry.
  131. Whetstone, William; Niklewicz, Danusia; & Lindy Matula. World Hallmarks, Volume I: Europe, 19th to 21st Centuries. Hallmark Research Institute, 2010. Second edition. 376 pages, thousands of newly redrawn hallmarks as well as color photographs of actual hallmarks. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $228.00
    This most recent edition of this important work on hallmarks, presenting a “clear and informative understanding of the information precious metal hallmarks have to offer....” It covers gold, silver, platinum, and palladium hallmarks, as well as historical perspectives... analytical index... glossary of uncommon terms” and much more.
  132. Wiener: Fifty/50 Gallery, New York. Jewelry by Ed Wiener. Catalogue of a retrospective exhibition Dec. 1, 1988-Jan.7, 1989. 72 pages, 117 illustrations, many in color. Essays by Dr. Milton W. Brown and Dr. Blanche R. Brown. Paperbound. Scarce.     $145.00
    A retrospective exhibition covering Wiener’s career from 1946 to the date of the exhibition, from his early silver jewelry through his beautiful use of gold and gemstones.
  133. Willsberger, Johann. Gold. Garden City, 1976. Hardbound.    $50.00
    Includes 120 pages of color illustrations of gold objects and jewelry.
  134. Winston: Krashes, Laurence S. Harry Winston: The Ultimate Jeweler. Edited by Ronald Winston. New York, (1988). Third edition, revised. 236 pages, bibliography; profusely illustrated in color and black and white. 4to, silk covered boards. Top edge lightly sunned, otherwise near fine in dust jacket.    $275.00
  135. Winston, Harry. Harry Winston. Foreword by Andre Leon Talley. New York, Rizzoli, (2012). 289 pages, magnificently illustrated with color and black and white photographs. Oversize book (11 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches), hardbound in photo illustrated dust jacket.     $85.00
    A visual history of Harry Winston, "King of Diamonds," with a short textual history and hundreds of photos of the best of Harry Winston's jewels. "This book showcases Winston's most exquisite jewels and jewelry...." Stunning.
  136. Wise, Richard W. Secrets of the Gem Trade. The Connoisseur’s Guide to Precious Gemstones. Lenox, Brunswick House Press, (2006). First paperback edition. 275 pages, glossary, extensive bibliography and index; well illustrated in color. Paperbound.    $39.95
    Experts agree that this is an invaluable work on gemological studies, with practical information that will ensure a full understanding of gemstones and their value.
  137. Woolton, Carol. Floral Jewels from the World’s Leading Designers. Munich, (2014). 174 pages, profusely illustrated in color. Decorative board covers with printed opaque dust jacket.    $55.00
    Beautiful work, full of information, and showing the jewelry of Anna Hu, Boivin, Chopard, Lalanne, JAR, Schlumberger, Courteille, Belperron, Suz, Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, Yue and others.
  138. Wright, Barton. Hallmarks of the Southwest: Who Made It? Schiffer, 2000. Revised and expanded second edition. 271 pages, illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket.    $45.00
    A comprehensive source for identifying the marks of the American Southwest Indian artists.
  139. Wyler, Seymour B. The Book of Old Silver, English, American, Foreign. With All Hallmarks Including Sheffield Plate Marks. New York, Crown; reprint of the original 1937 edition. Dust jacket.    $30.00
  140. Yard: Kuzmanovic, Natasha. Yard: The Life and Magnificent Jewelry of Raymond Yard. Foreword by David Rockefeller. New York, 2007. 223 pages, beautifully illustrated in color with photos by David Behl. Hardbound, dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by author.    $110.00
    The definitive work on the life and jewelry of this inspired American art deco era jewelry designer, presenting the history of the firm, celebrity and society clients, and the development of Yard’s style.
  141. Zabar, Tracey. Charmed Bracelets. New York, (2004). 96 pages, illustrated in color with photos by Ellen Silverman. Boards, dust jacket.    $19.95
    All about charm bracelets.
  142. Zeichenakademie Hanau. 222 Jahre Zeichenakademie Hanau… Zwischen Kunst und Handwerk. Stuttgart, (1994).    $80.00
    Founded in 1772, by request of the Hanau (Germany) goldsmiths, this school has always linked crafts with artistic training. This work includes an historical survey, but largely shows innovative creations by teachers and students in recent years.
  143. Zimmermann: Waters, Deborah Dependahl, Joseph Cunningham and Bruce Barnes. The Jewelry and Metalwork of Marie Zimmermann. New York, (2011). 384 pages, beautifully illustrated with color photos; bibliography, index. 4to, clothbound, dust jacket.    $65.00
    20th century artist’s jewelry: the first book on this intriguing American designer.



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