Archive - Jewellery books by Country
The following titles have been noted by Jewellery History Today. Titles with a reference to JHT at the end are reviewed in that issue. To read the review (members only), click
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American Craft Museum.
American Craft Council, New York, 1984 .
60 pages, paperback, 8.5 x 8.5 inches.
Published in association with a national competition sponsored by the Society of North American Golsdmiths and the American Craft Museum
Structure and ornament : American modernist jewelry 1940-1960.
Fifty-50 Mid Century Decorative Arts, New York, 1984.
42 pages, paperback.
Illustrated Jewelry Catalog, 1892. New England Jeweler.
Dover Publications (Jewelry and Metalwork), 2012.
160 pages, paperback, 8.2 x 10.9 inches.
Contemporary American Jewelry Design.
Ettagale Blauer .
198 pages, hardback, 8.8 x 11.2 inches.
A Tribute To America Costume Jewelry 1935-1950.
Carla & Roberto Brunialti .
Edita, Milan, 2002.
229 pages, paperback, 9.5 x 12 inches.
History of American Jewelry Designers and Manufacturers.
Cheryl M. Cassidy .
254 pages, paperback, 6 x 9 inches.
1810: Celebrating Two Centuries of American Luxury.
Karen Danner, Jennifer Heebner.
Black, Starr & Frost, 2014, $39.99.
135 pages, hardback, 11.3 x 11.2 inches.
Brilliance! Masterpieces from The American Jewelry Design Council.
Lark Books, 2008.
228 pages, paperback, 8.8 x 9 inches.
Messengers of Modernism: American Studio Jewelry 1940-1960.
Martin Eidelberg, Toni Greenbaum.
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in association with Flammarion, 1996.
168 pages, hardback, 8.3 x 6.8 inches.
Jewelry in America, 1600-1900.
Martha Gandy Fales.
Antique Collectors' Club, 1995.
448 pages, hardback, 11.1 x 8.9 inches.
European and American Jewellery, 1830-1914.
William Heinemann Ltd, 1975.
288 pages, hardback, 25 x 18.8 cm.
One of a Kind: American Art Jewelry Today.
Susan Grant Lewin.
Harry N Abrams Inc, 1994.
224 pages, hardback, 9.2 x 11.5 inches.
All My Baskets: American Costume Jewelry.
Franco Maria Ricci, 1996.
72 pages, hardback, 9.1 x 6.6 inches, Italian, English.
The Jewelry of Ken Cory: Play Disguised.
University of Washington Press, 1997.
135 pages, paperback, 9.2 x 6.5 inches.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Tacoma Art Museum, WA
David Webb, The Quintessential American Jeweler.
Assouline Publishing, 2013, $85.
368 pages, hardback, 13.2 x 9.7 inches.
American Jewelry: Glamour and Tradition.
Penny Proddow, Debra Healy.
Rizzoli International Publications, 1987.
176 pages, hardback, 28.4 x 22.1 cm .
Zero Karat: The Donna Schneier Gift to the American Craft Museum.
Nancy Preu, Ursula Ilse-Neuman.
American Craft Museum, 2002. Hardback. ISBN: 978-1890385088.
Published in association with an exhibition at the American Craft Museum, New York
American Jewelry Manufacturers.
Dorothy T Rainwater.
Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1997.
296 pages, hardback, 9 x 11.2 inches.
American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700.
Molly A. Warsh.
University of North Carolina Press, 2018, $39.95.
304 pages, hardback, 6.5 x 9.5 inches.
ISBN: 978-1469638973. JHT 34
Published in association with the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.
Ornament and Object: Canadian Jewellery and Metal Art 1946-1996.
Boston Mills Press, 1997. 176 pages, Hardback, 10.3 x 9.4 inches.
Glitterati: Portraits and Jewelry from Colonial Latin America.
Donna Pierce, Julie Wilson Frick.
Denver Art Museum, 2016, $14.95.
96 pages, paperback, 8.4 x 5.8 inches.
Published to accompany an exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.
Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas.
Joanne Pillsbury, Timothy Potts, and Kim N. Richter.
Getty Publications, 2017, $59.95.
328 pages, hardback, 9.6 x 11.75 inches.
Published in association with an exhibition at J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, USA.
Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo.
Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Taxco, 1987.
225 pages, hardback, 8vo.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Taxco.
Mexico's Maya Jewelry: Volume 1: Maya Mexico/Casa Maya.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016, $26.50.
166 pages, paperback, 8.5 x 11 inches.
Mexico's Maya Jewelry: Volume 2: Maya Taxco.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016, $16.50.
82 pages, paperback, 8.5 x 11 inches.
Margot Van Voorhies: The Art of Mexican Enameled Jewelry.
Penny C. Morrill.
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Atglen, 2011.
200 pages, hardback, 11.3 x 8.8 inches.
Mexican silver: 20th century handwrought jewelry & metalwork.
Penny C. Morrill.
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Atglen, 1994.
272 pages, hardback, 11 x 8.5 inches.
Updated version, 2007, ISBN: 978-0764313707.
Silver Seduction: The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda.
Fowler Museum at UCLA, 2008, $35. 188 pages, paperback, 8.9 x 10 inches. ISBN: 978-0977834402.
Published to accompany an exhibition at Los Angeles and Santa Fe.
Reflections: Precolumbian inspiration in Mexican silver design, 1930-1970 .
Tucson Museum of Art, 1999.
32 pages, paperback, 10.75 x 9.25 inches.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Tucson Museum of Art, and J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, USA.
L'oro del Perù. Gioielli, simboli e leggende di civiltà scomparse.
Mondadori Electa, 2007.
127 pages, paperback, 28.4 x 24 cm.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Palazzo Chiericati, Vicenza
Power of the Sun: The Gold of Colombia.
Frank Herreman & Mireille Holsbeke.
Snoeck-Ducaji & Zoon, 1993.
192 pages, paperback, 24.8 x 29.8 cm.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Ethnographic Museum in Antwerp.