Lists of books on jewellery

This archive of books of interest to jewellery historians contain titles noted by Jewellery History Today. They have been grouped under the following general categories. The lists are are not exhaustive, but include most books on the subject published recently. For fuller selected bibliographies of jewellery books (members only), click here.
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By Period

Classical and ancient
...Prehistoric
...Greek
...Roman
...Byzantine

Medieval & Renaissance
...Anglo-Saxon
...Viking
...Medieval
...Renaissance

17th and 18th century

Victorian/19th Century

Post-Victorian

...General

...Style periods

...Companies

...Artists jewellery

...Costume Jewellery

...Individual makers


By Country

...Africa

...America

...Asia

...Australasia

...Europe


By Type

Material
...Metallic
...Non-metallic

By Subject

General

European traditional and folk

Ethnic

Royal & aristocratic

Other


By Use
...Constituents
...Function

Digital reprints