Recent books on jewellery
The following books of interest to jewellery historians have been published recently and noted by Jewellery History Today. For lists of books published earlier, click here. Titles with a reference to JHT at the end are reviewed in that issue. To read the review (members only),
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Designers and Jewellery 1850-1940.
Philip Wilson Publishers, 2018, £16.95.
176 pages, paperback, 19.6 x 24.6 cm.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Fitzwillam Museum, Cambridge.
The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana.
Roslyn Adele Walker.
Dallas Museum of Art, 2018, $25.
134 pages, hardback, 7.7 x 10.7 inches
Published in association with an exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Marjan Unger, Suzanne van Leeuwen.
Rijksmuseum/Nai010 publishers, 2017, €39.95.
640 pages, hardback, 14 x 19.5 cm.
ISBN: 978-9462083752. JHT 33
Frauen. Kunst und Macht - Drei Frauen aus dem Hause Habsburg.
Sabine Haag, Dagmar Eichberger, Annemarie Jordan Gschwend.
KHM-Museumsverband, 2018, €24.95.
182 pages, paperback, 24 x 28 cm, German.
Published in association with an exhibition at Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck.
Representations of Animals on Greek and Roman Engraved Gems. Meanings and interpretations.
Archaeopress, 2018, £35.
98 pages, paperback, 17.5 x 24.5 cm.
Eastern Treasures: Ottoman Oman Yemen and Turkoman Jewellery.
Oytun Evliyazade Camcigil.
Gilgamesh Publishing, 2017, £49.95.
312 pages, hardback, 25 x 33 cm.
Devonshire Marbles: Their Geology, History and Uses.
Geologists' Association Guide No. 72.
Vol I: Understanding the marbles, Vol II: Recognising the marbles.
Geologists' Association, 2015, £12 each.
484 pages, spiral-bound paperback, 21 x 16.5 cm.
ISBN: 978-0900717765 (vol I), 978-0900717819 (vol II)
Includes much useful information on the hardstone jewellery of Devonshire and Derbyshire.
Museum of the Jewellery Quarter Guide.
Birmingham Museums Trust, 2015, £5.
37 pages, paperback, 19 x 19 cm.
Italian Jewelry of the 20th Century.
Silvana, Milan, 2017, €45.
336 pages, hardback, 24.1 x 30.5 cm.
Φυλαξ: τα φυλακτα της υστερης αρχαιοτητας. [Phylax: Amulets of Late Antiquity].
Dr. Panagiotis Kambanis.
Ekdoseis Graphēma, Thessaloniki, 2017, €30.
333 pages, hardback, 21 x 29 cm, Greek.
Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2018, €38.
184 pages, hardback, 22 × 28 cm.
Published in association with an exhibition at Koldinghus Castle, Kolding, Denmark.
Diving for Starfish: The Jeweler, the Actress, the Heiress, and One of the World's Most Alluring Pieces of Jewelry.
St. Martin's Press, 2018, $26.99.
240 pages, hardback, 5.8 x 8.6 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.
Published in association with the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.