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2020/1. Re-discovering Post-War British Modernist Jewellery. Sarah Rothwell Buy now!

2020/2. Augmented Portraits: An Alternative Approach to Seventeenth-Century Mourning Jewellery. Anna Venturini Buy now!

2018/1. A Rediscovered Poniatowski Gem in the National Museum in Krakow. Paweł Gołyźniak Buy now!

2018/2. The Surviving Rings of the Serjeants at Law. Mark Emanuel Buy now!

2018/3. Trivia Talmudica: Towards the Identification of the Goldsmith’s Working Tools. Tziona Grossmark Buy now!

2016/1. Jewellery by James W. R. Linton. An Aesthetic Approach. Dorothy Erickson Buy now!

2016/2. Nineteenth-Century Australian Goldfields Jewellery. Dorothy Erickson Buy now!

2016/3. A Brief History of Dunedin Jewellers in New Zealand since the Gold Rush. Alexander Trapeznik Buy now!

2015. The Cullinan Diamond and its true story. Boris Gorelik Buy now!



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Jewellery Studies Volume 12 (2012)

On the Authorship and Dating of a Two-sided Cameo with a Portrait of Cosimo III Medici in the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Julia Kagan Buy now!

Three Royal Swords emerge from the Past. Leslie Southwick Buy now!

The Stuart Jewels - Their Travels and Travails. Stephen J. Patterson Buy now!

Dacian Gold Treasures from Transylvania. Barbara Deppert-Lippitz Buy now!

The Victorian Passion for Peasant Jewellery. Jane Perry Buy now!

A Chronicle of the "Three Brothers" jewel between 1623 and c.1644. David Humphrey Buy now!

A Creative Journey. Dorothy Hogg Buy now!

Maharajas, Pearls and Oriental Influences: Jacques Cartier's Voyages to the East in the Early Twentieth Century. Francesca Cartier Brickell Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 11 (2008)

Bronze Age Penannular Gold Rings from the British Isles: Technology and Composition. Nigel D. Meeks, Paul T. Craddock & Stuart P. Needham Buy now!

The case of the "Chinese" Rubies. Christopher Cavey & Nigel Israel Buy now!

John Northam, Goldsmith, Jeweller and Boxmaker. Leslie Southwick Buy now!

Written Sources on the History of Goldsmithing Techniques from the Beginnings to the End of the 12th Century. Jochem Wolters Buy now!

David Watkins: Personal Perspectives. Lecture given to the Society of Jewellery Historians in 2001. David Watkins Buy now!

About Alfred André (1839 - 1919). Francisca Constantini Lachat Buy now!

Two Crowns made by Omar Ramsden for Our Lady's Statue in the new Westminster Cathedral. Clare Lloyd Jacob Buy now!

A Group of Mourning Rings. Simon Bendall Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 10 (2004)

The Jewelled Objects of Hindustan. Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani Buy now!

A Splendid Harmony: Mughal Jewellery and Dress. Jennifer Scarce Buy now!

Jewels for the Great Mughal: Goa a centre of the Gem Trade in the Orient. Nuno Vassallo e Silva Buy now!

The Sublime Thrones of the Mughal Emperors of Hindustan. Susan Stronge Buy now!

Non-Imperial Mughal Sources for Jades and Jade Simulants in South Asia. Stephen Markel Buy now!

Mughal Arms and the Indian Court Tradition. Robert Elgood Buy now!

The Enamel Road, from Sienna, Paris, London and Lisbon, leads to Lucknow. Manuel Keene Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 9 (2001)

The Creation of the Cartier Collection. Eric Nussbaum Buy now!

Cartier in the Nineteenth Century. Judy Rudoe Buy now!

The Chinese Inspiration in Cartier's Work. Carol Michaelson Buy now!

Cartier and the East. Susan Stronge Buy now!

The Taste for `barbaric splendour': Daisy Fellowes and her `Hindu' Necklace. Judy Rudoe Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 8 (1998)

The All Souls' Jewel: the enameller's art, deliberate or accidental tinting? S.G.E Bowman & C.P. Stapleton Buy now!

Valerio Belli and after: Renaissance gems in the British Museum. Dora Thornton Buy now!

Edwin Streeter; further research. Patrick Streeter Buy now!

The Guilton brooch: the earliest medieval cloisonné enamel in western Europe? A Middleton, F Shearman, C Stapleton, S Youngs, D Buckton Buy now!

'Medius liquidis astris': Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces on Graeco-Roman amulets. Dimitris Plantzos Buy now!

Niello before the Romans. Susan La Niece Buy now!

The manufacture of ancient beaded wire: experiments and observations. Niamh Whitfield Buy now!

A Byzantine gold collar from Assiût: a technological study. Barbara Niemeyer Buy now!

Robert Abraham Phillips and his family. Betty E Powe Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 7 (1996)

The myth of the Timur Ruby. Susan Stronge Buy now!

Work of Thorns. Vivienne Farmer Buy now!

The pearl in classical jewellery. Jack Ogden Buy now!

Edwin Streeter's pearling expeditions. Patrick Streeter Buy now!

Contemporary pearl jewellery. Jane Sarginson Buy now!

The 'incredulity of St Thomas' jewel (pre-1837) and related fakes prior to Vasters. Hugh Tait Buy now!

Jewellery and the Gododdin poem. Craig Cessford Buy now!

The recognition and nomenclature of quartz materials with specific reference to engraved gemstones. Margaret Sax Buy now!

A rediscovered gem collection in Bath. Gertrud Seidmann Buy now!

The jewellery of James V, King of Scots. Rosalind Marshall Buy now!

Lost and found. Jack Ogden Buy now!

News about Marchant. Gertrud Seidmann Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 6 (1993)

Jewellery from Kiev. Patricia Griffin Buy now!

The Portuguese gem trade in the sixteenth century. Nuno Vassallo e Silva Buy now!

The "Libres de Passantia" of the silversmiths of Barcelona (16th -19th centuries). Margarita Tintó Buy now!

Stephen Twycross, London jeweller, and his American patrons. Martha Gandy Fales Buy now!

The jewellery of Janet Payne Bowles. W Scott Braznell with B Shifman Buy now!

Dutch costume jewellery in the early twentieth century. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse Buy now!

Self portrait. Jacqueline Mina Buy now!

Some 'cross pendants of the eastern Awelimmiden Tuareg of Niger'. Mark Milburn Buy now!

Granulation and a Greek astronaut. Jack Ogden Buy now!

A pair of Islamic gold bracelets reunited. Paul Jett Buy now!

Some eighteenth & nineteenth century jewellery alloys. Jack Ogden Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 5 (1991)

Etruscan and other early gold wire from Italy. Judith Swaddling, Andrew Oddy and Nigel Meeks Buy now!

The early bejewelled Lady of the Acropolis. Richard Nicholls Buy now!

Colour Questions. John Boardman Buy now!

Classical gold finger-rings in the British Museum. D Bailey Buy now!

The significance of double-row granulation from Palestrina. Robert Baines Buy now!

Antique gems in Roman Britain. Martin Henig Buy now!

Some unpublished jewellery from Roman Britain. Catherine Johns Buy now!

Technological characteristics of Roman enamels. J Henderson Buy now!

Lady from Miletopolis. D Williams, V Tatton-Brown, S Walker Buy now!

Pendants for eunuchs. I Jenkins Buy now!

Classical gold wire: some aspects of its manufacture and use. Jack Ogden Buy now!

Alessandro Castellani's letters to Henry Layard (revival of granulation). Judy Rudoe Buy now!

A most remarkable cameo. Charlotte Gere Buy now!

A collection of casts from gems depicting famous men in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.Gertrud Seidmann Buy now!

Charles Locke Eastlake as a designer of jewellery.Diana Scarisbrick Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 4 (1990)

Late antique jewellery: pierced-work and hollow beaded wire. Jack Ogden and Simon Schmidt Buy now!

Round wire in the early Middle Ages. Niamh Whitfield Buy now!

Goldsmith's work at the court of Süleyman the Magnificent. Rachel Ward Buy now!

The Choschen presented by the Jews of Prague to Kaiser Rudolf II. Ann Swersky Buy now!

Roman jewellery of the 17th to early 19th centuries. Stefano Aluffi Pentini Buy now!

A sapphire cameo portrait of `Madame'. Gertrud Seidmann Buy now!

Roman gem engravers in the 18th and 19th centuries. L Pirzio Biroli Stefanelli Buy now!

The `Lombard Treasure' 1930-1990. Dafydd Kidd Buy now!

Wendy Ramshaw, artist jeweller. Wendy Ramshaw Buy now!

Queen Mary and the New College jewel. Diana Scarisbrick Buy now!

Garter rings. Edward Donohoe Buy now!

Jewels of the Second Empire: 3 pieces in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Clare Le Corbeiller Buy now!

The design book of Fabergé's jewellery. Marina Lopato Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 3 (1989)

Joining techniques in ancient gold jewellery. A Duval, C Eluere and L Hurtel Buy now!

A comparison of recent analyses of British late Bronze Age goldwork with Irish parallels. D Hook and S Needham Buy now!

Romano-British plate brooches: composition and decoration. J Bayley and S Butcher Buy now!

Composition & construction of a Byzantine torc. M Hockey Buy now!

The "Sternsee jewel": is Lady Charlotte Schreiber's `greatest trouvaille' a fake? Hugh Tait Buy now!

From oroide to platinageld: imitation jewellery in the late 19th century. Judy Rudoe Buy now!

Edward Everett Oakes (1891-1960): a master craftsman from Boston, Mass. Edith Alpers Buy now!

Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her dove mosaic brooch.Diana Scarisbrick Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 2 (1985)

Recent discoveries of Western Asiatic jewellery. K Maxwell-Hyslop Buy now!

Roman double finger-rings. C S Lightfoot Buy now!

The Oxwich brooch. J M Lewis Buy now!

The "tablet" and the girdle-prayerbook at the Renaissance court of Henry VIII. Hugh Tait Buy now!

An English gem-engraver's life: Nathaniel Marchant (1739-1816). Gertrud Seidmann Buy now!

The mayoral chain of Flint, North Wales: a rare appearance of the "archaeological style" in civic regalia. Judy Rudoe Buy now!

A mourning ring of 1690. Claude Blair Buy now!


Jewellery Studies Volume 1 (1983/4)

A Phoenician earring: a scientific examination. W.A.Oddy, N.D.Meeks and J.M.Ogden Buy now!

The beauty of holiness: opus interrasile from a Late Antique workshop. David Buckton Buy now!

Ottonischer Fibelschmuck, neue Funde und Überlegungen. Hiltrud Westermann-Augerhausen Buy now!

Daniel between the lions: a new sardonyx cameo for the British Museum. Paul Williamson Buy now!

Jewish marriage rings. Gertrud Seidmann Buy now!

A late medieval love jewel. John Cherry Buy now!

Mughal jewellery. Sue Stronge Buy now!

Royal Wedding jewellery, 1863. Diana Scarisbrick Buy now!

The Layards, Cortelazzo and Castellani: new information from the diaries of Lady Layard. Judy Rudoe Buy now!



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Jewellery Studies Volume 5 (1991) Buy now!

Jewellery Studies Volume 6 (1993) Buy now!

Jewellery Studies Volume 7 (1996) Buy now!

Jewellery Studies Volume 8 (1998) Buy now!

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Jewellery Studies Volume 10 (2004) Buy now!

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